David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Cambridge University Press (1986)
Franz Brentano developed an original theory of intrinsic value which he attempted to base on his philosophical psychology. Roderick Chisholm presents here a critical exposition of this theory and its place in Brentano's general philosophical system. He gives a detailed account of Brentano's ontology, showing how Brentano tried to secure objectivity for ethics not through a theory of practical reason, but through his theory of the intentional objects of emotions and desires. Professor Chisholm goes on to develop certain suggestions about intrinsic value made by Brentano and his students, and discusses their relevance to theodicy and the problem of evil. Brentano, as the teacher of Husserl, Meinong, Twardowski, and others, stands at the origin of the phenomenological tradition and of the Polish school of philosophy that developed after World War I. He has also had considerable influence on Anglo-American philosophy. This book will interest those concerned with the origins of phenomenological value theory and more generally with the connections between ethics and philosophical psychology.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$9.67 used (73% off) $28.61 new (19% off) $31.41 direct from Amazon (11% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||B3212.Z7.C47 1986|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Jussi Suikkanen (2009). Buck-Passing Accounts of Value. Philosophy Compass 4 (5):768-779.
Fred Feldman (2002). The Good Life: A Defense of Attitudinal Hedonism. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 65 (3):604-628.
Wlodek Rabinowicz (2008). Value Relations. Theoria 74 (1):18-49.
Michael J. Zimmerman (2010). Responsibility, Reaction, and Value. Journal of Ethics 14 (2):103-115.
Joshua Glasgow (2013). The Shape of a Life and the Value of Loss and Gain. Philosophical Studies 162 (3):665-682.
Similar books and articles
Tim Crane (2006). Brentano's Concept of Intentional Inexistence. In Mark Textor (ed.), The Austrian Contribution to Analytic Philosophy. Routledge. 1--20.
Kevin Mulligan & Barry Smith (1985). Franz Brentano on the Ontology of Mind. [REVIEW] Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 45 (4):627 - 644.
Peter Andras Varga (2008). BRENTANO'S INFLUENCE ON HUSSERL'S EARLY NOTION OF INTENTIONALITY. Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai - Philosophia (1-2):29-48.
Mark Textor (2006). Brentano (and Some Neo-Brentanians) on Inner Consciousness. Dialectica 60 (4):411-432.
Barry Smith (1987). The Substance of Brentano's Ontology. Topoi 6 (1):39-49.
Carlo Ierna (2009). Relations in the Early Works of Meinong and Husserl. Meinong Studies 3:7-36.
Carlo Ierna (2008). Husserl's Critique of Double Judgments. In Filip Mattens (ed.), Meaning and Language: Phenomenological Perspectives. Springer. 49--73.
David H. Sanford (1997). Chisholm on Brentano's Thesis. In Lewis Edwin Hahn (ed.), The Philosophy of Roderick M. Chisholm. Chicago: Open Court. 25--201.
Linda L. McAlister (ed.) (1977). The Philosophy of Brentano. Humanities Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads31 ( #60,214 of 1,101,902 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #128,836 of 1,101,902 )
How can I increase my downloads?