Frege: Philosophy of Language

Frege: Philosophy of Language

by Michael Dummett
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0715616498

ISBN-13: 9780715616499

Pub. Date: 12/03/1992

Publisher: Duckworth, Gerald & Company, Limited

No one has figured more prominently in the study of German philosopher Gottlob Frege than Michael Dummett. This highly acclaimed book is a major contribution to the philosophy of language as well as a systematic interpretation of Frege, indisputably the father of analytic philosophy. Frege: Philosophy of Language remains indispensable for an understanding of

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No one has figured more prominently in the study of German philosopher Gottlob Frege than Michael Dummett. This highly acclaimed book is a major contribution to the philosophy of language as well as a systematic interpretation of Frege, indisputably the father of analytic philosophy. Frege: Philosophy of Language remains indispensable for an understanding of contemporary philosophy. Harvard University Press is pleased to reissue this classic book in paperback.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780715616499
Publisher:
Duckworth, Gerald & Company, Limited
Publication date:
12/03/1992
Series:
Philosophy of Language Series
Pages:
708
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

  • Preface to the First Edition
  • Preface to the Second Edition
  • Textual References
  • Introduction
  • Sense and Tone
  • Quantifiers
  • The Hierarchy of Levels
  • Proper Names
  • Sense and Reference
  • Appendix: Note on an Attempted Refutation of Frege
  • Some Theses of Frege’s on Sense and Reference
  • The Reference of Incomplete Expressions
  • The Incompleteness of Concepts and Functions
  • Indirect Reference
  • Assertion
  • Thoughts
  • Truth-value and Reference
  • Appendix: Note on Many-valued Logics
  • Can Truth be Defined?
  • Abstract Objects
  • Quantification
  • Identity
  • Original Sinn
  • The Evolution of Frege’s Thought
  • Frege’s Place in the History of Philosophy
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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