Synopses & Reviews
Franz Brentano's classic study "Psychology from an Empirical Standpoint" was the most important of Brentano's works to be published in his lifetime. Unlike the first English translation in 1974, this edition contains the text corresponding to Brentano's original 1874 edition.
An introduction by Peter Simons places Brentano's work in the context of current philosophical thought. He is able to show how Brentano has emerged since the Seventies as a key figure in both contemporary European and Anglo-American traditions and crucial to any understanding the history of philosophy and psychology.
This edition of one of Franz Brentano's most famous works contains the text corresponding to his original 1874 manuscript. It is placed in the context of current philosophical thought in an introduction by Peter Simons.