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Author Textor, Markus

Title The Austrian Contribution to Analytic Philosophy
Published Hoboken : Taylor & Francis Ltd., 2006


Description 1 online resource (337 pages)
Contents Book Cover; Half-Title; Series-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Introduction; 1 Brentano's concept of intentional inexistence; 2 Reld and Brentano on consciousness; 3 Meinong on memory; 4 Certainty, soil and sediment; 5 Particularised attributes: An Austrian tale; 6 Austrian philosophers on truth; 7 Analyticity and logical truth: From Bolzano to Quine; 8 The great divide within Austrian philosophy: The synthetic a priori; 9 Bolzano's political philosophy; 10 Austrian aesthetics; Name index; Subject index
Summary Although an important part of the origins of analytic philosophy can be traced back to philosophy in Austria in the first part of the twentieth century, remarkably little is known about the specific contribution made by Austrian philosophy and philosophers. In The Austrian Contribution to Analytic Philosophy prominent analytic philosophers take a fresh look at the roots of analytic philosophy in the thought of influential but often overlooked Austrian philosophers, including Brentano, Meinong, Bolzano, Husserl, and Witasek. The contributors to this volume investigate central topics in theoreti
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Subject Analysis (Philosophy) -- Austria
Philosophy, Modern.
Analysis (Philosophy)
Philosophy, Modern
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780203969571