Reburial of Nonexistents: Reconsidering the Meinong-Russell Debate

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Alexius Meinong claimed to uncover a brave new world of nonexistent objects. He contended that unreal objects, such as the golden mountain and the round square, genuinely had properties (such as nonexistence itself) and therefore, deserved a place in an all-inclusive science. Meinong's notion of nonexistents was initially not well-received, largely due to the influence and criticisms of Bertrand Russell. However, it has gained considerable popularity in more recent years as academics have uncovered shortfalls in Russell's ...

Reburial of Nonexistents: Reconsidering the Meinong-Russell Debate 2011, Editions Rodopi B.V., Leiden

ISBN-13: 9789042033641

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