By Guillermo E. Rosado Haddock
Gottlob Frege is without doubt one of the maximum logicians ever and likewise a thinker of significant value. during this e-book Rosado Haddock deals a serious presentation of the most themes of Frege's philosophy, together with, between others, his philosophy of mathematics, his sense-referent contrast, his contrast among functionality and item, and his criticisms of formalism and psychologism. greater than simply an creation to Frege's philosophy this publication is additionally a hugely serious and mature review of it as an entire during which the constraints, confusions and different weaknesses of Frege's inspiration are heavily tested. the writer is additionally a Husserlian student and this e-book includes worthy discussions of Husserl's missed perspectives and comparisons among the 2 nice philosophers.
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1-42. 18 See Shwayder’s paper already mentioned, M. Resnik’s paper ‘Frege’s Context Principle Revisited’, in M. ), Studies on Frege III, pp. 35-49, and my review article of Schirn’s book Frege: Importance and Legacy in History and Philosophy of Logic 19/4, (1998a), pp. 249-66. Michael Dummett has been somewhat ambivalent on this issue. See his Frege: Philosophy of Language (London, 1973, 1981a), p. 645, as well as The Interpretation of Frege’s Philosophy (London, 1981b), Chapter 19, especially pp.
We have already seen attempts in the second half of the twentieth century to replace the logical-epistemological study of physical science with historical analyses by Thomas Kuhn11 and many others. But those studies, even if correct, can only have a complementary role, and will never replace the studies of the structure of science or of scientific theories. And, of course, sociological, historical-materialist or psychological studies of science are not even complementary, but irrelevant for the understanding of science and scientific theories – as they are also for philosophy.
Section 44, p. 58. 73 Ibid. ’ 74 See Philosophie der Arithmetik (1891, Den Haag 1970), p. 134. 72 Chapter 3 Die Grundlagen der Arithmetik: Second Part (§§46-109) 1 Predications about Concepts In the important section 46 of Die Grundlagen der Arithmetik Frege considers numbers in the context of judgements, in order to assess the way numbers are applied in all its generality. Firstly, Frege offers an example similar to those used to show that numbers are not properties of objects, but for a slightly different purpose.
A Critical Introduction to the Philosophy of Gottlob Frege by Guillermo E. Rosado Haddock