"Effect" is the arrow of intentionality. Consciousness is acting not only on thoughts, but on various objects outward in a unique way. This is “effect.”
Emotions, movements, judgments, etc. are always emotions, movements, and judgments about something, and these are "effects". Trying to act on something and having thoughts about something can be regarded to have the same meaning, at a deeper level.
In other words, "effect" is the arrow of activity that is expanding outward through the inside, in the environment. It may be an effect on something that exists in our minds, as well as an effect on objects in the environment. From there it will be possible to describe the flow of mind that leads to the world through the inner world.
■References (Books, papers, Web articles, etc.)
Phenomenology of Perception Maurice Merleau-Ponty Routledge; 1 edition (June 12, 2013)
『人工知能のための哲学塾』 第一夜 フッサールの現象学 三宅 陽一郎 BNN新社 二〇一六年
「ゲーム、人工知能、環世界 考える存在から経験の総体へ、AIのための現象学的転回」 三宅 陽一郎 『現代思想』 2015年12月号 特集＝人工知能 青土社 二〇一五年 https://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/4791713095
人工知能のための哲学塾 第一夜「フッサールの現象学」 資料https://www.slideshare.net/youichiromiyake/ss-53507300
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