The Intentist website has a forum for debate around themes of intentionalism and authorship. There are 14 active discussions at present. To take part you will need to join the website. However, don’t worry, membership of the website is not to subscribe to the movement’s beliefs or be an Intentist. … Continue Reading Intentist Forum
Both Teresa Troutman and Samantha Christie have discussed Intentist theory in their MA papers. Samatha Christie’s paper: Towards an Intentist Method of Translation started with a series of short interviews with Vittorio Pelosi discussing how authorship and intention can play a role in translation. Read both as PDF’s on this … Continue Reading Intentism in University papers
Film maker Sam Christie has posted a very interesting blog entry on the intentism website (http://www.intentism.com/apps/blog/). Should knowing the intention of a film maker influence the way you understand a film? Should the meaning only reside in the work?
Intentist Interview with Professor Hans Maes, Lecturer in the History and Philosophy of Art, University of Kent Click on: http://www.intentism.com/hansmaesinterview.htm
Professor Paisley Livingston is Professor of Philosophy and Dean of Humanities at Lingnan University in Hong Kong. Among his publications is ‘Art and Intention’ Click on: http://intentismcommunity.webs.com/paiselylivingstoneinte.htm
Professor Jerrold Levinson is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is author of numerous books including Contemplating Art, and The Pleasures of Aesthetics: Philosophical Essays. Click on: http://intentismcommunity.webs.com/levinsoninterview.htm
Professor William Irwin is Professor of Philosophy, Kings College, Pennsylvania. He has authored amongst others Intentionalist Interpretation: A Philosophical Explanation and Defense (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, December 1999). http://intentismcommunity.webs.com/williamirwinint1.htm
Professor Robert Stecker is Professor of Philosophy at Central Michigan University.He has authored, amongst others, Interpretation and Construction. Check out Intentism interview at http://intentismcommunity.webs.com/robertsteckerint.htm
Intentism have started a group on linkedin.com eponymously called ‘Intentism International Arts Movement.’ Please join if you haven’t done so already. There is also a poll asking where is the best place to find an artwork’s meaning (work, viewer, intention etc)
Intentism: The Resurrection of the Author, the first publication of Intentist theory has been uploaded to http://www.intentism.wordpress.com
Two new interviews will appear on the official Intentism website in the next few days. In both interviews many of the ideas regarding authorship and intention are discussed.