Latest Publications of Our Members

Michel Bourdeau and Ion Tănăsescu, “Intentionality and the Classification of Phenomena and Sciences in Comte’s Cours de Philosophie Positive and in Brentano’s Empirical Psychology”. In: Brentano and the Positive Philosophy of Comte and Mill (De Gruyter, 2022)

Abstract The paper compares Auguste Comte’s and Franz Brentano’s views on the following issues: the classification of phenomena and of the sciences, the criterion of the fundamental division of phenomena and the change of method implied by it. It is argued that the...

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Alexandru Bejinariu, “Descriptive and Intentional Contents. Considerations on Husserl’s Logical Investigations from Brentano’s Empirical Point of View”. In: Brentano and the Positive Philosophy of Comte and Mill (De Gruyter, 2022)

Abstract This paper develops a novel reading of Husserl’s critique of Brentano in Logical Investigations via the fundamental distinction between Brentano’s 1874 project of psychology as a positive, empirical science and his later descriptive psychology. I argue that...

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Ion Tănăsescu, “Franz Brentano and Auguste Comte: The Theory of Stages and the Psychology”. In: Brentano and the Positive Philosophy of Comte and Mill (De Gruyter, 2022)

Abstract The paper develops and argues the following theses: (1) Brentano’s theory of the four phases of philosophy was designed independently of Comte’s law of the three stages of thought. (2) Brentano took considerable care to underline the correspondence between...

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Brentano and the Positive Philosophy of Comte and Mill (edited by: Ion Tănăsescu, Alexandru Bejinariu, Susan Krantz Gabriel and Constantin Stoenescu), De Gruyter 2022

Before now, there has been no comprehensive analysis of the multiple relations between A. Comte’s and J.S. Mill’s positive philosophy and Franz Brentano’s work. The present volume aims to fill this gap and to identify Brentano’s position in the context of the positive...

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Christian Ferencz-Flatz, “The afterlife of fictional media violence. A genetic phenomenology of emotions following Husserl and Freud”, Continental Philosophy Review, 2022

Christian Ferencz-Flatz, "The afterlife of fictional media violence. A genetic phenomenology of emotions following Husserl and Freud", Continental Philosophy Review, 2022 Ever since the 1960s, media and communication studies have abounded in heated debates concerning...

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Christian Ferencz-Flatz, “The Phenomenologist as a Method Actor”, in: Thiemo Breyer, Marco Cavallaro, Rodrigo Y. Sandoval (eds.), Phenomenology of Phantasy and Emotion, Wbg Academic, 2022

Christian Ferencz-Flatz, "The Phenomenologist as a Method Actor", in: Thiemo Breyer, Marco Cavallaro, Rodrigo Y. Sandoval (eds.), Phenomenology of Phantasy and Emotion, Wbg Academic, 2022 Abstract: The present article departs from several recent papers, which engage...

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Christian Ferencz-Flatz, “The afterlife of fictional media violence. A genetic phenomenology of emotions following Husserl and Freud”, Continental Philosophy Review, 2022

Christian Ferencz-Flatz, "The afterlife of fictional media violence. A genetic phenomenology of emotions following Husserl and Freud", Continental Philosophy Review, 2022 Ever since the 1960s, media and communication studies have abounded in heated debates concerning...

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Madalina Diaconu, “Collectors, Collecting and Non-collectibles. Between Everyday Aesthetics and Aestheticism”, ESPES. The Slovak Journal of Aesthetics, Vol. 10, No. 2, 2021

Collecting goes beyond art collecting and seems to meet a more general need. Although it originally aided survival and has predecessors in the animal world, the gesture of collecting has complex motivations. After exploring the collector's psychology and the...

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