Anton Marty

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Anton Marty
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Born 18 October 1847
Schwyz, Switzerland
Died 1 October 1914
Prague, Austria-Hungary
Era 20th century philosophy
Region Western Philosophy
School School of Brentano
Main interests
Philosophy of language, psychology, ontology
Notable ideas
Descriptive semasiology[1]

Martin Anton Maurus Marty (German: [ˈmarti]; 18 October 1847 – 1 October 1914) was a Swiss-born Austrian philosopher. He specialized in philosophy of language, psychology and ontology.

Biography[edit]

Marty was a student and follower of Franz Brentano, who was his teacher at the University of Würzburg. He taught at the Franz-Josephs-Universität Czernowitz (Austria-Hungary) from 1875 to 1880 and after that at the Charles University in Prague (Austria-Hungary) where from 1895 to 1897 he was twice rector.

Legacy[edit]

The Prague School linguists were influenced by his works.[2] Franz Kafka attended his Philosophy lectures while at University.[3]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Ueber den Ursprung der Sprache, 1875
  • Die Frage nach der geschichtlichen Entwicklung des Farbensinnes, 1879
  • Untersuchungen zur Grundlegung der allgemeinen Grammatik und Sprachphilosophie, 1908
  • Zur Sprachphilosophie. Die „logische“, „lokalistische“ und andere Kasustheorien, 1910
  • Raum und Zeit, 1916

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Anton Marty" at Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  2. ^ Roman Jakobson (1933), "La scuola linguistica di Praga", La cultura 12, 633–641, esp. p. 637.
  3. ^ Neil Heims (2004). Harold Bloom, ed. Franz Kafka. Philadelphia: Chelsea House. p. 28. ISBN 079107871X. 

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