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Frege on Truth (1986)

TYLER BURGE

in Truth, Thought, Reason: Essays on Frege

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199278534
eISBN:
9780191706943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278534.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter shows that Frege's argument that sentences have truth values as their Bedeutungen (denotations) depends on his composition principle for denotation and on his view of the theoretically ... More


Frege on Extensions of Concepts, From 1884 to 1903 (1984)

TYLER BURGE

in Truth, Thought, Reason: Essays on Frege

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199278534
eISBN:
9780191706943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278534.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter traces historically Frege's uncertainty about how to complete his logicist project by invoking extensions of concepts. The uncertainty is placed in the context of his view that experts ... More


Logical Objects in Frege's Grundgesetze, Section 10

Marco Ruffino

in From Frege to Wittgenstein: Perspectives on Early Analytic Philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195133264
eISBN:
9780199833580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133269.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In this paper, I discuss three main issues concerning Frege's arguments in Grundgesetze, Section 10. (1) I argue against the view according to which Frege's procedure is insufficient to guarantee ... More


The Concept of Truth in Frege's Program (1984)

TYLER BURGE

in Truth, Thought, Reason: Essays on Frege

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199278534
eISBN:
9780191706943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278534.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter provides a brief overview of the role of Frege's concept of truth in his logicist program. It discusses the argument in Frege that gave rise to the Church–Gödel ‘slingshot’ argument: his ... More


Frege’s Relation to Dedekind: Basic Laws and Beyond

Erich H. Reck

in Essays on Frege's Basic Laws of Arithmetic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198712084
eISBN:
9780191780240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198712084.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Among all of Frege’s contemporaries, Richard Dedekind is arguably the thinker closest to him in terms of their general backgrounds and core projects. This essay provides a reexamination of Frege’s ... More


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