Brentano's Theory of Judgement

[Revised entry by Johannes Brandl on April 7, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] One of Brentano's foremost aims in philosophy was to provide a new foundation for epistemology and logic as
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[Revised entry by Johannes Brandl on April 7, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] One of Brentano's foremost aims in philosophy was to provide a new foundation for epistemology and logic as two closely related disciplines. He tried to achieve this by a systematic analysis of the mental phenomena involved in attaining knowledge and in drawing inferences. For Brentano knowledge is reached by judgements that are directly or indirectly evident, and logical inferences contribute...

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