The Origin of Our Knowledge of Right and Wrong (Routledge Revivals)

By Franz Brentano

© 1969 – Routledge

172 pages

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About the Book

Based on a lecture given before the Vienna Law Society in 1889, this title had an extraordinary influence in the field of philosophy. It provided the basis for the theory of value as this was developed by Meinong, Husserl and Scheler. In addition, the doctrine of intentionality that is presented here is central to contemporary philosophy of mind.


'It would be difficult to exaggerate the importance of his work.' - International Journal of Ethics

Table of Contents

1. The Lecture: The Origin of Our Knowledge of Right and Wrong 2. Supplementary Notes 3. Appendices 4. Introduction to the 1934 edition by Oscar Kraus

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