Frege's Theory of Sense and Reference: Its Origin and Scope

Frege's Theory of Sense and Reference: Its Origin and Scope

by Wolfgang Carl
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521391350

ISBN-13: 9780521391351

Pub. Date: 07/28/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Gottlob Frege has exerted an enormous influence on the evolution of 20th century philosophy, yet the real significance of that influence is still very much a matter of debate. This book provides a completely new and systematic account of Frege's philosophy.  See more details below

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Gottlob Frege has exerted an enormous influence on the evolution of 20th century philosophy, yet the real significance of that influence is still very much a matter of debate. This book provides a completely new and systematic account of Frege's philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521391351
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2010
Series:
Modern European Philosophy Series
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
1Frege's logic5
2The separation of the psychological from the logical26
3To break the power of words over the human mind53
4The thought76
The objectivity of thought78
Sense and thought92
5The reference of sentences115
6Judgement and knowledge137
7The reference and sense of names161
8Frege's contributions to epistemology186
Frege's account of empirical knowledge187
The refutation of idealism201
Bibliography212
Index217

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