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Thales of Miletus: The Beginnings of Western Science and Philosophy

Thales of Miletus: The Beginnings of Western Science and Philosophy

Patricia F. O'Grady
November 11, 2016

'What is the basic building block of the universe?' Thales of Miletus was the first to ask this fundamental, yet to be answered, question in the sixth century B.C. This book offers an in-depth account of the answers he gave and of his adventure into many areas of learning: philosophy, science,...

The School of Alexius Meinong

The School of Alexius Meinong

Liliana Albertazzi, Dale Jacquette
August 15, 2001

This book presents an historical and conceptual reconstruction of the theories developed by Meinong and a group of philosophers and experimental psychologists in Graz at the turn of the 19th century. Adhering closely to original texts, the contributors explore Meinong's roots in the school of...

The Brentano Puzzle

The Brentano Puzzle

Roberto Poli
August 03, 1998

Even if the width and the depth of Brentano’s intellectual legacy are now quite well known, those asked to list the principal philosophers of the 19th century, very rarely do mention his name. We may call this puzzle the problem of Brentano’s 'invisibility'. One component of the Brentano’s...

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