Frege's View of the World

February 19, 2022 00:13:30
Frege's View of the World
Culture and Value
Frege's View of the World

Feb 19 2022 | 00:13:30

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Show Notes

Gottlob Frege was a mathematician with strong philosophical interests and preoccupations. In an attempt to discover and make explicit the logical foundations of mathematics he developed -- almost singlehandedly -- the basic ideas of the predicate calculus. But he also had deep and compelling views on language and an appreciation of the complexities of ordinary thinking, including the role that feelings and emotions play in human life and decision-making.

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