Foundations of Arithmetic: A Logico-Mathematical Enquiry into the Concept of Number / Edition 2

Foundations of Arithmetic: A Logico-Mathematical Enquiry into the Concept of Number / Edition 2

by Gottlob Frege
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0810106051

ISBN-13: 9780810106055

Pub. Date: 12/28/1980

Publisher: Northwestern University Press

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. It

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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. It profoundly influenced developments in the philosophy of mathematics and in general ontology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810106055
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Publication date:
12/28/1980
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
1,174,990
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
I. Views of certain writers on the nature of araithmetical propositions.
II. Views of certain writers on the concept of Number.
III. Views on unity and one.
IV. The concept of Number.
V. Conclusion

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