5 edition of **Frege"s logical theory.** found in the catalog.

Frege"s logical theory.

Robert Sternfeld

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Published
**1966**
by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale
.

Written in English

- Frege, Gottlob, 1848-1925.,
- Logic.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Foreword by George Kimball Plochmann. |

Series | Philosophical explorations |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | B3245.F24 S7 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xii, 200 p. |

Number of Pages | 200 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5941728M |

LC Control Number | 65012392 |

He claimed that set theory was a spurious subject; cf. Tractatus § In his book, Dummett was much more reserved, claiming only that these things “may indicate the influ-ence of Wittgenstein on Frege” (Dummett, , p. ). 8. He noted that in the last few years of his life, Frege ceased to think arithmetic could be grounded inFile Size: KB. This analysis of Frege's views on language and metaphysics in On Sense and Reference, arguably one of the most important philosophical essays of the past hundred years, provides a thorough introduction to the function/argument analysis and applies Frege's technique to the central notions of predication, identity, existence and truth. Of particular interest is the analysis 4/5(1).

Crucial to Priest’s anti-exceptionalism is the existence of ‘data’ that can force the revision of logical theory. He claims that classical logic is inadequate to the available data and, thus. the logical constants, and is identity a logical constant? Wittgenstein's notation discussed in order to make the assump tions clearer in any such discussion. What has logical form to do with understanding a language? Russell and Davidson compared; theorist and speaker compared. What is the aim of a semantic theory? Tarski's theory dis : Kenneth Mark. Helme.

In these cases, Russell’s theory fails to explain what is being said. In conclusion, Frege’s theory does manage to account for each of the four problems which were encountered by the referential theory of meaning. The theory of sense also manages to be easily translated into common sense and typical understanding of s: 1. One of Frege's insights is that the logical form of sentences is not fundamentally subject-predicate, but rather more like mathematical functions. If we define a function SQR(x, y) to be true when x is the square of y and false otherwise, then we might say that the values x=4/y=2 satisfy the function SQR, but the values x=4/y=3 do not.

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Frege also supposed that when a binary function f (i.e., a function of two arguments) always maps the arguments x and y to a truth value, f is a relation.

So it should be remembered that when we use the expression ‘Rxy’ (or sometimes ‘ R(x, y) ’) to assert that the objects x and y stand in the relation R, Frege would say that R maps the.

Frege's Logical Theory. on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer:. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sternfeld, Robert. Frege's logical theory. Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press [] (OCoLC) George Boolos was one of the most prominent and influential logician-philosophers of recent times.

This collection, nearly all chosen by Boolos himself shortly before his death, includes thirty papers on set theory, second-order logic, and plural quantifiers; on Frege, Dedekind, Cantor, and Russell; and on miscellaneous topics in logic and proof theory, including three papers on.

The Foundations of Arithmetic (German: Die Grundlagen der Arithmetik) is a book by Gottlob Frege, published inwhich investigates the philosophical foundations of refutes other theories of number and develops his own theory of numbers.

The Grundlagen also helped to motivate Frege's later works in book was not well received and was Author: Gottlob Frege. For many philosophers, modern philosophy begins in with the publication of Gottlob Frege's Begriffsschrift, in which Frege presents the first truly modern logic in his symbolic language, Begriffsschrift, or le Macbeth's book, the first full-length study of this language, offers a highly original new reading of Frege's logic based directly on Frege's own Cited by: one would have to claim that HP was a logical truth.

So far as I know, no-one has really been tempted by that claim. But Crispin Wright claimed, in his book Frege’s Conception of Numbers as Objects (), that, even though HP is not a logical truth, it nonetheless has the epistemological virtues that were really central to Frege’s Size: KB.

This analysis of Frege's views on language and metaphysics in On Sense and Reference, arguably one of the most important philosophical essays of the past hundred years, provides a thorough introduction to the function/argument analysis and applies Frege's technique to the central notions of predication, identity, existence and truth.

Of particular interest is the 4/5(1). Logical Investigations (–). Frege intended that the following three papers be published together in a book titled Logische Untersuchungen (Logical Investigations). Though the German book never appeared, English translations did appear together in Logical Investigations, ed.

Peter Geach, Blackwell's, –Era: 19th century philosophy 20th century philosophy. Gottlob Frege has exerted an enormous influence on the evolution of twentieth-century philosophy, yet the real significance of that influence is still very much a matter of debate.

This book provides a completely new and systematic account of Frege's philosophy by focusing on its cornerstone: the theory of sense and by: Frege, Kant, and the Logic in Logicism John MacFarlane 1. The Problem Let me start with a well-known story.

Kant held that logic and concep-tual analysis alone cannot account for our knowledge of arithmetic: “however we might turn and twist our concepts, we could never, by the mere analysis of them, and without the aid of intuition, discover what.

Blanchette makes a number of controversial arguments: that Frege intended to demonstrate the logical grounding of ordinary arithmetic, not of a replacement science; that this does not require that the Frege's numerals refer to the same objects as do the numerals of ordinary arithmetical discourse; that Frege's multiple-decomposability thesis is.

An explanation of Gottlob Frege's solutions to Frege's Puzzle and the problem of propositional attitude reports using Frege's theory of Sense and Reference. Information for this video gathered.

Gottlob Frege, (born November 8,Wismar, Mecklenburg-Schwerin—died JBad Kleinen, Germany), German mathematician and logician, who founded modern mathematical g on the borderline between philosophy and mathematics—viz., in the philosophy of mathematics and mathematical logic (in which no intellectual precedents existed)—Frege.

conditions, and then to explain logical consequence in terms of these features. But, if this is so, then the most natural way to give a theory of logical consequence for a language will also give us the kind of structural explanation of language-world relations which we are looking for in the philosophy of language.

The author compares Frege's theory of sense and reference with Wittgenstein's Tractatus theory of "logical picturing through language." The aim of Frege's theory, according to Carl, is to arrive at a concept of judgment suitable for his logic and at a satisfactory account of the relation between thought and truth.

The Foundations of Arithmetic is undoubtedly the best introduction to Frege's thought; it is here that Frege expounds the central notions of his philosophy, subjecting the views of his predecessors and contemporaries to devastating analysis.

The book represents the first philosophically sound discussion of the concept of number in Western civilization/5.

The Meaning of ‘Theory’∗ GABRIEL ABEND Northwestern University ‘Theory’ is one of the most important words in the lexicon of contemporary so-ciology. Yet, their ubiquity notwithstanding, it is quite unclear what sociologists mean by the words ‘theory,’ ‘theoretical,’ and ‘theorize.’ I File Size: KB.

The analysis of logical concepts and the machinery of formalization that is essential to Principia Mathematica (3 vols., –13) (by Bertrand Russell, –, and Alfred North Whitehead, –), to Russell's theory of descriptions, to Kurt Gödel's (–78) incompleteness theorems, and to Alfred Tarski's (–83) theory of.

Gottlob Frege - Gottlob Frege - Contradictions in Frege’s system.: A worse disaster than neglect, however, was in store for him.

While volume 2 of the Grundgesetze was at the printer’s, he received on Ja letter from one of the few contemporaries who had read and admired his works—Bertrand Russell. The latter pointed out, modestly but correctly, the. Frege’s Puzzle and the New Theory of Reference – Quine, Marcus, and Kripke Gottlob Frege implemented Leibniz’s program of a purely logical language in which statements or sentences with.So this book has two complementary aims: one is to bring out some points of contrast and of contact between the behaviour of words in ordinary speech and the behaviour of symbols in a logical system; the other is to make clear, at an introductory level, the nature of formal logic itself.EDITOR’S NOTE [page vii] [The note below was written by J.

H. Muirhead, LL.D., editor of the Library of Philosophy series in which Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy was originally published.] Those who, relying on the distinction between Mathematical Philosophy and the Philosophy of Mathematics, think that this book is out of place in the present Library, may be .