Psychology from an Empirical Standpoint (German: Psychologie vom empirischen Standpunkte) (1874; second edition 1924) is an 1874 book by the Austrian philosopher Franz Brentano, which established Brentano's reputation as a philosopher, helped to establish psychology as a scientific discipline, and influenced developments such as Husserlian phenomenology, analytic philosophy, gestalt psychology, and Alexius Meinong's theory of objects. It is Brentano's best known book and has been called his greatest work, and compared to Wilhelm Wundt's Grundzüge der physiologischen Psychologie and Sigmund Freud's Project for a Scientific Psychology. Brentano believed that the goal of psychology should be to establish exact laws. However, the results that Brentano produces from his method in Psychology fro

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  • Psychology from an Empirical Standpoint (German: Psychologie vom empirischen Standpunkte) (1874; second edition 1924) is an 1874 book by the Austrian philosopher Franz Brentano, which established Brentano's reputation as a philosopher, helped to establish psychology as a scientific discipline, and influenced developments such as Husserlian phenomenology, analytic philosophy, gestalt psychology, and Alexius Meinong's theory of objects. It is Brentano's best known book and has been called his greatest work, and compared to Wilhelm Wundt's Grundzüge der physiologischen Psychologie and Sigmund Freud's Project for a Scientific Psychology. Brentano believed that the goal of psychology should be to establish exact laws. However, the results that Brentano produces from his method in Psychology from an Empirical Standpoint have been described as "deadly dull and nearly vacuous." (en)
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  • 978-1138019171
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  • 350 (xsd:integer)
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  • Title page of the first edition
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  • Germany
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  • German
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  • *1874 *1924 *1973
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  • Antos C. Rancurello, D. B. Terrell, Linda L. McAlister
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  • Psychology from an Empirical Standpoint (German: Psychologie vom empirischen Standpunkte) (1874; second edition 1924) is an 1874 book by the Austrian philosopher Franz Brentano, which established Brentano's reputation as a philosopher, helped to establish psychology as a scientific discipline, and influenced developments such as Husserlian phenomenology, analytic philosophy, gestalt psychology, and Alexius Meinong's theory of objects. It is Brentano's best known book and has been called his greatest work, and compared to Wilhelm Wundt's Grundzüge der physiologischen Psychologie and Sigmund Freud's Project for a Scientific Psychology. Brentano believed that the goal of psychology should be to establish exact laws. However, the results that Brentano produces from his method in Psychology fro (en)
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  • Psychology from an Empirical Standpoint (en)
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  • Psychology from an Empirical Standpoint (en)
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