University of Liège Philosophy Department

Center for Phenomenological Research

Brentano Research Team (BReT)

The Brentano Research Team is a small group of researchers who are interested in the philosophical legacy of the German-Austrian philosopher Franz Brentano (1838-1917) from both historical and contemporary perspectives. BReT is a component of Creph - Centre de recherches phénoménologiques.

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Brentano School Sources. This portal collects published materials by Franz Brentano and some members of his school (1866-1955). Its main goal is to identify original out-of-print editions of the texts and make them available for scholars in the field. - Funding project 2012-14: "Renaissance of Philosophy at the Turn of the 20th Century: The School of Franz Brentano (1866-1955)".

ULiège Team

Arnaud Dewalque (professor)
Denis Seron (FNRS senior research associate)

Scientific Collaborators

Federico Boccaccini (professor, Universidade de Brasília)
Denis Fisette (professor, Université du Québec à Montréal)
Guillaume Fréchette (postdoctoral researcher, University of Salzburg)
Charlotte Gauvry (assistant, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn)
Maria Gyemant (scientific collaborator, Archives Husserl de Paris)
Wolfgang Huemer (associate professor, Università di Parma)
Uriah Kriegel (professor, Rice University, Houston)
Ricardo Martinelli (associate professor, Università degli Studi di Trieste)
Venanzio Raspa (assistant professor, Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo)
Hamid Taïeb (postdoctoral researcher, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
Weiqin Xu (professor, Guizhou University, China)
Aurélien Zincq