In the philosophy of language, the distinction between concept and object is attributable to the German philosopher Gottlob Frege. Overview[edit]. According to Frege, any sentence that expresses a singular thought consists Frege, G. ” On Concept and Object”, originally published as “Ueber Begriff und Gegenstand” in. Friedrich Ludwig Gottlob Frege was a German philosopher, logician, and mathematician. He is .. Original: “Ueber Begriff und Gegenstand”, in Vierteljahresschrift für wissenschaftliche Philosophie XVI (): –;; In English: “Concept. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Kerry und frege über begriff und gegenstand 1 | After describing the philosophical background of Kerry’s work, an account.

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A Logical Inquiry,” in Mind 65 Jenaer Literaturzeitung 4 9 Frege and the Philosophy of Mathematics.

Wright, Basic Laws of Arithmetic: Oxford University Press, White in Hermes et al. Rand as “About the Law of Inertia” in Synthese 13pp.

The proper interpretation of the context principle continues to be jnd. The footnotes containing Frege’s remarks are collated and reprinted in Angelelli [] pp.

This image may not be in the public domain in these countries, which moreover do not implement the rule of the shorter term. His other notable university teachers were Christian Philipp Karl Snell —86; subjects: Having vigorously criticized a selection of philosophical views about the notion of number notably John Stuart Mill ‘s empiricist and Kant’s transcendentalist viewsFrege, in the second part of that work, provides betriff informal, yet rigorous outline of how the reduction of arithmetic to logic may actually be carried out.


Boolos and others, caused a veritable renaissance of interest in Frege’s logical and mathematical work, beginning in the s and continuing to this day. Thomae, Sammlung von Formeln welche bei Anwendung der elliptischen und Rosenhain’schen Funktionen gebraucht werden. Furth in Furth [] pp. InFrege sent Jourdain comments on his manuscript.

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In the United States, besides those mentioned earlier, Donald Davidson’s work also revived discussion of Fregean themes. Arguably, there is an analogous shift in the understanding of the universal quantifier; the formulations in Begriffsschrift suggest that it is to be interpreted substitutionally, whereas it is fairly clear in Grundgesetze that an objectual interpretation is intended.

Frege’s proposed remedy was subsequently shown to imply that there is but one object in the universe of discourseand hence is worthless indeed, this would make for a contradiction in Frege’s system if he had axiomatized the idea, fundamental to his discussion, that the True and the False are distinct objects; see, for example, Dummettbut recent work has shown that much of the program of the Grundgesetze might be salvaged in other ways:.

Selected Readings2nd edition, eds.

Gottlob Frege > Chronological Catalog of Frege’s Work (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

There are abstraction principles of the same general logical form as HP that are inconsistent such as Frege’s basic law V. Beaney, Michael, and Erich H. geegnstand


Since Frege quotes a somewhat obscure passage from David Hume at this point in Grundlagenthe principle has, perhaps infelicitously, come to be fege as Hume’s principle HP.

Cantor, Zur Lehre vom Transfiniten: Index of language articles.

Über Begriff und Gegenstand

English translation in Reck and Awodey pp. Frege’s goal was to show that mathematics grows out of logicand in so doing, he devised techniques that took him far beyond the Aristotelian syllogistic and Stoic propositional logic that had come down to him in the logical tradition.

In this article, Frege criticizes Hilbert’s understanding and use of the axiomatic method. Blackwell, third edition GeachP. Philosophy of Languagep.

Concept and object

Oxford University Press, first edition MartinichA. Mark Textor – – Philosophisches Jahrbuch 2: Notes to Jourdain, Philip E.

The diagrammatic notation that Frege used had no antecedents and has had no imitators since. Felix Meiner HermesH.