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Title Objects and pseudo-objects : ontological deserts and jungles from Brentano to Carnap / edited by Bruno Leclercq, Sébastien Richard and Denis Seron
Published Boston : De Gruyter, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 258 pages) : illustrations
Series Philosophische Analyse = Philosophical Analysis ; volume 62
Philosophische Analyse.
Contents Preface; Contents; Part I: Ontological Parsimony; How to Do Things with Things.Brentano's Reism and its Limits; The Bounds of Object.The Brentano-Meinong Dispute, A Priori Knowledge, and the Power of Perception; Objects as Posits from a Phenomenological Point of View; The Concept and its Object are (not) One and the Same.The Functional View of Higher Order Objects in Carnap's Work; Part II: Objecthood Prodigality; Objects or Intentional Objects?.Twardowski and Husserl on Non-Existent Entities; Domain Comprehension in Meinongian Object Theory
Meinong and Early Husserl on Objects and States of AffairsEssential Laws.On Ideal Objects and their Properties in Early Phenomenology; Adolf Reinach's Philosophy of Logic; Husserl's Way Out of Frege's Jungle; Part III: Modes of Being; Ingarden on Modes of Being; Nicolai Hartmann's Theory of Levels of Reality; Bibliography; Index
Summary Which entities should be accepted as part of the furniture of the world, and which not? What are "pseudo-objects," if they are not properly objects? This collection explores the answers given to these questions by some key philosophers throughout the 20th century. It brings together essays by leading scholars on a subject of central importance to both metaphysics and the history of philosophy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Brentano, Franz, 1838-1917.
Nonexistent objects (Philosophy)
Object (Philosophy)
Form Electronic book
Author Leclercq, Bruno, editor
Richard, Sébastien, 1981- editor
Seron, Denis, editor
ISBN 1501501372 (electronic bk.)
9781501501371 (electronic bk.)