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
     
 

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
1Biographical Introduction to Frege's Philosophy1
2Concept Script, I12
3Concept Script, II38
4The Foundations of Arithmetic, I50
5The Foundations of Arithmetic, II78
6Function, Concept and Object100
7Sense and Reference126
8Grundgesetze der Arithmetik, I142
9Grundgesetze der Arithmetik, II160
10Logical Investigations, I178
11Logical Investigations, II195
12Frege's Achievement207
App. I Frege's Symbolic Notation214
App. II A Note on Translation216
Index219

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