Gottlob Frege is one of the greatest logicians ever and also a philosopher of great significance. In this book Rosado Haddock offers a critical presentation of the main topics of Frege's philosophy, including, among others, his philosophy of arithmetic, his sense-referent distinction, his distinction between function and object, and his criticisms of formalism and psychologism. More than just an introduction to Frege's philosophy this book is also a highly critical and mature assessment of it as a whole in which the limitations, confusions and other weaknesses of Frege's thought are closely examined. The author is also a Husserlian scholar and this book contains valuable discussions of Husserl's neglected views and comparisons between the two great philosophers.
Guillermo E. Rosado Haddock is Professor at the Department of Philosophy, University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico.
Contents: Preface; Philosophy in Begriffsschrift; Die Grundlagen der Arithmetik: first part (A A 1-45); Die Grundlagen der Arithmetik: second part (A A 46-109); The basic distinctions I: sense and referent; The basic distinctions II: function and object; Fundamental philosophical issues in Grundgesetze; Some remaining philosophical issues; Bibliography; Indexes.
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