Roman Witold Ingarden

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  • Jan Wolenski (Jagiellonian University)

The philosopher Roman Witold Ingarden was an important contributor to phenomenology, ontology, and aesthetics, who defended realist phenomenology against Husserl’s later transcendental idealism. In aesthetics, he elaborated a theory of the literary work according to which literary works have a complex structure and exist as intentional objects.

Life. 1

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Ontology. 2

Ingarden’ Theory of the Literary Work. 5

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Citation:
Wolenski, Jan. "Roman Witold Ingarden". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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