Is phenomenology nothing else than descriptive psychology? In the irst edition of his aware of the in luences of Franz Brentano's descriptive psychology. Due to his introspectionist approach of describing consciousness .. Descriptive psychology (to which Brentano sometimes also referred as. [Deskriptive Psychologie. English]. Descriptive psychology/by Franz Brentano: translated and edited by Benito Müller. p. cm. – (International library of philosophy). Request PDF on ResearchGate | Descriptive Psychology and Natural Sciences: Husserl's early Criticism of Brentano | In defining his phenomenology as. Brentano's Project of Descriptive Psychology. Denis Seron. (Draft) Forthcoming in U. Kriegel (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Brentano and the Brentano. School. Descriptive Psychology and Natural Sciences: Husserl's early Criticism of Brentano. Denis Fisette (Université du Québec à Montréal). [email protected] ca. What he called descriptive psy- chology corresponds to what is now called philosophy of mind or philosophical psychology. (Confusingly enough, Brentano says. Descriptive Psychology. § Descriptive vs. Genetic Psychology. Brentano begins with a distinction between descriptive and genetic psychol- ogy. Since it is the. This chapter is about Husserl's early phenomenology. It is divided into five parts. The first part is about the young Husserl's years of study and his encounter with. ^Descriptive Psychology presents a series of lectures given by Brentano in ; they were the culmination of his work, and the clearest statement of his mature.