Frege: An Introduction to the Founder of Modern Analytic Philosophy / Edition 1

Frege: An Introduction to the Founder of Modern Analytic Philosophy / Edition 1

by Anthony Kenny, Kenny
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0631222316

ISBN-13: 9780631222316

Pub. Date: 10/11/2000

Publisher: Wiley

This volume is a concise introduction to the thought of Gottlob Frege, one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century.

The chapters follow Frege's thought in chronological sequence, from the nature of logic, proof and language in Concept Scripts I and II, to The Foundations of Arithmetic, The Basic Laws of Arithmetic, and finally

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This volume is a concise introduction to the thought of Gottlob Frege, one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century.

The chapters follow Frege's thought in chronological sequence, from the nature of logic, proof and language in Concept Scripts I and II, to The Foundations of Arithmetic, The Basic Laws of Arithmetic, and finally Logical Investigations.

Written by Anthony Kenny, a leading figure in contemporary philosophy, this volume guides the reader through an accessible explanation and assessment of Frege's radical and lasting contributions to our understanding of language, meaning, and the foundations of arithmetic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631222316
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/11/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Abbreviations in References to Works of Frege.

1. Biographical Introduction to Frege's Philosophy.

2. Concept Script, I.

3. Concept Script, II
4. The Foundations of Arithmetic, I.

5. The Foundations of Arithmetic, II.

6. Function, Concept and Object.

7. Sense and Reference.

8. Grundgesetze der Arithmetik, I.

9. Grundgesetze der Arithmetik, II.

10. Logical Investigations, I.

11. Logical Investigations,II.

12. Frege's Acheivement.

Appendices.

I. Frege's Symbolic Notation.

II. A Note on Translation.

Index.

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