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Author Jacquette, Dale

Title Frege : a Philosophical Biography
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (684 pages)
Contents Cover; Half-title page; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Epigraph; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; References to Frege's Writings; Chronology of Major Events in Frege's Life; Prelude to the Afternoon of a Paradox; Introduction: Logic, Thought, and Thinker; 1 Early Life (1848-1854); 2 Education through University Days (1854-1874); 3 Post-Doctoral Research and Teaching (1874-1879); 4 Frege's Begriffsschrift (1879) -- An Ideal Logical Language; 5 From the Aftermath of the Begriffsschrift to the Grundlagen der Arithmetik (1880-1884)
13 The Late Essays in Philosophical Logic -- the Logische Untersuchungen (1918-1923)14 The Twilight Years (1923-1925) and Frege's Enduring Legacy in Mathematical Logic and Philosophy; References; Index
6 The Logical Foundations of Number in the Grundlagen (1884)7 Professional Advancement, Marriage, and the Quest for Objectivity in a Scientific Theory of Meaning (1885-1892); 8 Sense, Reference, and Psychological Epiphenomena in Frege's Semantics (1892); 9 Frege's Culminating Masterwork -- Grundgesetze der Arithmetik I and II(1893/1903); 10 Academic and Personal Life, the Review of Husserl, and Mathematical and Philosophical Correspondence (1894-1902); 11 The Crucible of Logicism and the Crisis of Russell's Paradox (1902-1904); 12 Personal Tragedy and a Philosophical Hiatus (1904-1917)
Summary A rich and informative biography of one of the most important and influential figures of analytic philosophy
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Subject Frege, Gottlob, 1848-1925
Frege, Gottlob, 1848-1925.
Philosophers -- Germany -- Biography
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1108365043