Alexius von Meinong

Alexius von Meinong

Born: 1853. Died: 1920

Biography

Alexius von Meinong was born to a noble German family in Lemberg, which was part of Austria and later became part of Poland. Today it is called Lviv and is in Ukraine.

He was an Austrian philosopher who worked at the University of Graz.

He was a student of Franz Brentano and is most famous for his belief in nonexistent objects.

He attended the University of Vienna, where he got his bachelor's and doctor's degrees.

Between 1882 and 1889, he worked at the University of Graz as a Professor Extraordinarius. Between 1889 and 1920, he served there as Ordinary Professor and Chair of Philosophy.

He died in 1920 in Graz, Austria.

Major Books of Alexius von Meinong

- Psychologisch-ethische Untersuchungen zur Werttheorie, 1894
- Untersuchung zur Gegenstandstheorie und Psychologie, editor, 1904
- Über Annahmen, 2nd ed., Leipzig: Barth, 1910
- Über Möglichkeit und Wahrscheinlichkeit, Leipzig: Barth, 1915
- Über Emotionale Präsentation, report of the Kaiserliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna, 1917
- Über philosophische Wissenschaft und ihre Propädeutik, 1885

Major Articles of Alexius von Meinong

- 1877, Hume Studien I. Zur Geschichte und Kritik des modernen Nominalismus, Sitzungsbereiche der phil.-hist
- 1879, Modern Nominalism, Mind
- 1882, Hume Studien II. Zur Relationstheorie, Sitzungsbereiche der phil.-hist
- 1891, Zur psychologie der Komplexionen und Relationen, Zeitschrift für Psychologie und Physiologie der Sinnesorgane
- 1899, Über Gegenstände höherer Ordnung und deren Verhältniss zur inneren Wahrnehmung, Zeitschrift für Psychologie und Physiologie der Sinnesorgane

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