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This analysis of Frege's views on language metaphysics raised in On Sense Reference, (arguably one of the most important philosophical essays of the past hundred years) provides a thorough introduction to the function/argument analysis. It applies Frege's technique to the central notions of predication, identity, existence and truth, and Bertrand Russell's views throughout serve as a foil to Frege.Read more
- Detailed analysis of Frege's thought and the philosophical issues he grappled with
- Makes difficult material accessible and understandable
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- Date Published: November 2010
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9780521181198
- length: 248 pages
- dimensions: 229 x 152 x 14 mm
- weight: 0.37kg
- availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
Table of Contents
2. Function and argument
3. Sense and reference
4. Frege's Begriffsschrift theory of identity
5. Concept and object
6. Names and descriptions
8. Thought, truth value and assertion
9. Indirect reference
10. Through the quotation marks.
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