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By Jan Srzednicki

ISBN-10: 9401183937

ISBN-13: 9789401183932

Franz Brentano 1 was once an enormous thinker, yet for a very long time his value was once under-estimated. at the least within the English conversing nations, he got here to be remembered most sensible because the initiator of a philoso­ phical place which he actually deserted for solid and adequate 2 purposes. His final and most crucial contributions handed nearly not noted. Even this sort of well-informed and well-prepared ebook as Passmore's IOO Years 01 Philosophy (Duckworth, 1957), is open to an identical remark; Passmore targeted his awareness at the early Brentano, simply because he looked his effect at the British philo­ sophical scene as being restrained to Brentano's early paintings. Brentano's students, e. g. , Husserl, Meinong, Marty and Twardowski, have been usually influential and, frequently adequate, they departed from the stern universal­ experience and advisedly wary angle in their nice instructor. therefore even at the continent, the general public picture of Brentano tended to be incomplete (and occasionally distorted), open air the narrower circle of students, fans, and folks with detailed curiosity. This, or almost this, was once nonetheless the case in 1955, whilst my contacts with the fans of Twardowski made me flip in the direction of the examine of Brentano. when you consider that then there was a satisfying revival of curiosity in his paintings. His early e-book on Aristotle was once reprinted in German and of his major positions, Psychologie and Wahrheit und Evidenz, are showing in English translations. Translations into different languages, e. g.

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