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Existence, Fiction, Assumption

Meinongian Themes and the History of Austrian Philosophy

Edited by: Mauro Antonelli and Marian David
Meinong-Studies, Vol. 6, contains papers focusing on the connections between intentionality and nonexistent objects, presenting historical analyses on the background of Meinong’s philosophical position up to the Meinong-Russell-Debate. It also contains systematic studies of fictional characters, of Kripke’s alternative theory of fiction, and of the relevance of fictions playing the role of assumptions in scientific contexts. The volume is completed by biographical sketches of Christian von Ehrenfels, founder of Gestalt-theory and Meinong’s close friend, and of Ernst Mally, disciple of Meinong and successor to his chair.

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Mauro Antonelli, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy; Marian David, University of Graz, Austria.
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