After completing his PhD (2009) and a postdoc on “Mathematics and Logic in the School of Brentano” (2009-2012) at the Husserl-Archives Leuven, Carlo Ierna obtained a presitgious Dutch NWO VENI research grant to work on the ideal of “Philosophy as Science” in the School of Brentano (2012-2016) at Utrecht University. He has been a Visiting Fellow at Harvard University and a guest researcher at the University of Graz. He does research on the philosophy of mathematics and the philosophy of science in early phenomenology and the School of Brentano. He is the author of a forthcoming book on “The Beginnings of Husserl’s Philosophy” and co-editor of Phaenomenologica 200 “Philosophy, Phenomenology, Sciences: Essays in Commemoration of Edmund Husserl” (Springer 2010).
Brentano, early phenomenology, philosophy of mathematics
- Carlo Ierna, Hanne Jacobs, Filip Mattens (Eds.) Philosophy, Phenomenology, Sciences: Essays in Commemoration of Edmund Husserl. Phaenomenologica 200 (Dordrecht: Springer, 2010).
- Carlo Ierna “Improper Intentions of Ambiguous Objects: Sketching a New Approach to Brentano’s Intentionality” in Brentano Studien XIII (2015), pp. 55–80.
- Carlo Ierna “The Reception of Russell’s Paradox in Early Phenomenology and the School of Brentano: The Case of Husserl’s Manuscript A I 35α” in Husserl and Analytic Philosophy, ed. Guillermo E. Rosado Haddock (De Gruyter, 2016), pp. 119-141.
- Carlo Ierna “Carl Stumpf’s Philosophy of Mathematics” in Philosophy from an Empirical Standpoint: Essays on Carl Stumpf, edited by Denis Fisette and Riccardo Martinelli (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2015).
- Carlo Ierna “Making the Humanities Scientific: Brentano’s Project of Philosophy as Science” in The Making of the Humanities. Volume III: The Making of the Modern Humanities, edited by Rens Bod, Jaap Maat and Thijs Weststeijn (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2014), pp. 543-554.