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Studia Phaenomenologica

Volume 10, 2010

Phenomenology and Psychology

Guillaume Fréchette
Pages 91-117
DOI: 10.7761/SP.10.91

L’intentionnalité et le caractère qualitatif des vécus.Husserl, Brentano et Lotze

Lotze’s influence on the development of the XIXth and XXth century philosophy and psychology remains largely neglected still today. In this paper, I examine some Lotzean elements in Husserl’s early conception of intentionality, and more specifically in his rejection of the Brentanian concept of intentionality. I argue that Husserl and Lotze, pace Brentano, share a qualitative conception of experiences, what they both call the Zumutesein of experiences. Furthermore, I discuss other issues upon which Husserl and Lotze share common intuitions: the perception of space, the theory of local signs, the realisations of thinking (Leistungen des Denkens) and phenomenology.