What Happens to Intentional Concepts in Requirements Engineering if Intentional States Cannot Be Known?

@inproceedings{Jureta2017WhatHT,
  title={What Happens to Intentional Concepts in Requirements Engineering if Intentional States Cannot Be Known?},
  author={Ivan Jureta},
  booktitle={ER},
  year={2017}
}
I assume in this paper that the proposition “I cannot know your intentional states” is true. I consider its consequences on the use of so-called “intentional concepts” for Requirements Engineering. I argue that if you take this proposition to be true, then intentional concepts (e.g., goal, belief, desire, intention, etc.) start to look less relevant (though not irrelevant), despite being the focus of significant research attention over the past three decades. I identify substantial problems… 

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