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[mahy-nawng] /ˈmaɪ nɔŋ/
[ah-lek-see-oo s] /ɑˈlɛk si ʊs/ (Show IPA),
1853–1920, Austrian psychologist and philosopher. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • According to Meinong there are two kinds of imaginative images—a generative, and a constructive kind.

    Criminal Psychology Hans Gross
  • Meinong's "act" is the ghost of the subject, or what once was the full-blooded soul.

    The Analysis of Mind Bertrand Russell
  • Meinong does not regard this as a contradiction, but I fail to see that it is not one.

  • There is another important condition to which Hume calls attention and which is interpreted by his clever disciple Meinong.

    Criminal Psychology Hans Gross
  • As Meinong says so well, we confuse identity with agreement.

    Criminal Psychology Hans Gross
  • Meinong insists upon an existential judgment, a judgment that the object valued is real, as essential to value.

    Social Value B. M. Anderson
  • Then, according to Meinong, we have to distinguish three elements which are necessarily combined in constituting the one thought.

    The Analysis of Mind Bertrand Russell
  • But if Meinong is right, there can be no thought without an object: the connection of the two is essential.

    The Analysis of Mind Bertrand Russell

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