Franz Brentano

[Revised entry by Wolfgang Huemer on August 26, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Franz Clemens Brentano (1838 - 1917) is mainly known for his work in philosophy of psychology, especially
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[Revised entry by Wolfgang Huemer on August 26, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Franz Clemens Brentano (1838 - 1917) is mainly known for his work in philosophy of psychology, especially for having introduced the notion of intentionality to contemporary philosophy. He made important contributions to many fields in philosophy, especially to metaphysics and ontology, ethics, logic, the history of philosophy, and philosophical theology. Brentano was strongly influenced by Aristotle and the...

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