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Frege Explained
     

Frege Explained

by Joan Weiner
 

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ISBN-10: 0812694600

ISBN-13: 9780812694604

Pub. Date: 12/29/2004

Publisher: Open Court Publishing Company


What is the number one? How can we be sure that 2+2=4? These apparently ssimple questions have perplexed philosophers for thousands of years, but discussion of them was transformed by the German philosopher Gottlob Frege (1848-1925).
Frege (pronounced Fray-guh)believed that arithmetic and all mathematics are derived from logic, and to prove this he developed a

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What is the number one? How can we be sure that 2+2=4? These apparently ssimple questions have perplexed philosophers for thousands of years, but discussion of them was transformed by the German philosopher Gottlob Frege (1848-1925).
Frege (pronounced Fray-guh)believed that arithmetic and all mathematics are derived from logic, and to prove this he developed a completely new approach to logic and numbers. Joan Weiner presents a very clear outline of Frege's life and ideas, showing how his thinking evolved through successive books and articles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812694604
Publisher:
Open Court Publishing Company
Publication date:
12/29/2004
Series:
Ideas Explained
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.53(d)

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