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Ideas of Alexius Meinong, by Text

[Austrian, 1853 - 1920, Studied with Brentano. Professor at the University of Graz.]

1904 The Theory of Objects
p.14 Meinong said all objects of thought (even self-contradictions) have some sort of being [Lycan]
p.46 So-called 'free logic' operates without existence assumptions [George/Van Evra]
p.131 There are objects of which it is true that there are no such objects
p.158 Meinong says an object need not exist, but must only have properties [Friend]
p.159 There can be impossible and contradictory objects, if they can have properties [Friend]
p.276 The objects of knowledge are far more numerous than objects which exist