FRANZ BRENTANO (1838-1917)



  • Brentano Symposium, ACP Meeting, Concordia University, June 2



  • Anthologies:


  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Sensory and Noetic Consciousness.  Trans. Linda L. McAlister.  London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1981.

    • Theory of Categories.  Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1981.

    • The True and the Evident.  Trans. R. M. Chisholm.  London: Routledge, 1966.

    • 1962.

      • On the Several Senses of Being in Aristotle.  Trans. R. George.  Berkeley: U of California P, 1975.

    • Deskriptive Psychologie.  1889.

      • Descriptive Psychology.  Trans. Benito Mueller.  London: Routledge, 1995.

    • Psychologie vom empirischen Standpunkte.  Leipzig: Duncker and Humboldt, 1874.

      • Psychology from an Empirical Standpoint.  Trans. Antos C. Rancurello, D. B. Terrell, and L. L. McAlister.  Ed. Oskar Kraus.  Trans. Linda L. McAlister.  London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1973.  Paperback Ed., 1995.

        • Vol. I, Book II, Chapter I “The Distinction between Mental and Physical Phenomena.” 

          • Realism and the Background to Phenomenology.  Ed. R. M. Chisholm.  New York: Cornell, 1957.  39-61.

    • 1866.

      • The Psychology of Aristotle.  Trans. R. George.  Berkeley: U of California P, 1977.




  • Anthologies:

    • Albertazzi, Liliana, Massimo Libardi, and Roberto Poli, eds.  The School of Franz Brentano.  Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1996.

    • Chisholm, R. M., ed.  Realism and the Background to PhenomenologyNew York: Cornell, 1957.

    • Jaquette, Dale, ed.  Cambridge Companion to Brentano.  Cambridge: CUP, 2004.

    • McAlister, Linda L., ed.  The Philosophy of Franz Brentano.  London: Duckworth, 1976.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Chisholm, R. M.  “Brentano on Descriptive Psychology and the Intentional.”  Phenomenology and Existentialism.  Ed. E. N. Lee and M. Mandelbaum.  

    • Chisholm, R. M.  Brentano and Meinong Studies.  Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1982.

    • Gray, Frances.  "Franz Clement Brentano (1838 - 1917)."  Twentieth-Century European Cultural Theorists.  2nd Series.  Vol. 296 of Dictionary of Literary Biography.  Ed. Paul Hansom.  Detroit: Gale, 2004.  63-70.

    • Howarth, J. M.  “Franz Brentano and Object-Directedness.”  Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology 11 (1980): 239-254.

    • Krantz, Susan F.  "Intentionality and Consciousness."  The Edinburgh Encyclopedia of Continental Philosophy.  Ed. Simon Glendenning.  Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 1999. 

    • McAlister, Linda L.  The Development of Franz Brentano's Ethics.  London: Prometheus, 1980.

    • Moran, Dermot.  "Frantz Brentano: Descriptive Psychology and Intentionality."  Introduction to Phenomenology.  London: Routledge, 2000.  23-59.

    • Simons, Peter.  "Bolzano, Brentano and Meinong: Three Austrian Realists."  German Philosophy since Kant.  Ed. Anthony O'Hear.  Cambridge: CUP, 1999.  109-136.

    • Smith, Barry.  Austrian Philosophy: the Legacy of Franz Brentano.  La Salle: Open Court, 1994.

    • Spiegelberg, Herbert.  "Franz Brentano 91838-1917): Forerunner of the Phenomenological Movement."  The Phenomenological Movement: a Historical Introduction.  2 Vols.  The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1960. 3rd Rev. Ed. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic, 1994.  27-50.

    • von Rintelen, Fritz Joachim.  "The Beginnings in Franz Brentano."  Contemporary German Philosophy and its Background.  Bonn: Bouvier, 1970.  55-56.




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