The Foundations of Arithmetic

The Foundations of Arithmetic

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The Foundations of Arithmetic is undoubtedly the best introduction to Frege's thought; it is here that Frege expounds the central notions of his philosophy, subjecting the views of his predecessors and contemporaries to devastating analysis. The book represents the first philosophically sound discussion of the concept of number in Western civilization. It profoundly influenced developments in the philosophy of mathematics and in general ontology.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 140.72 x 215.39 x 11.18mm | 181.44g
  • Evanston, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0810106051
  • 9780810106055
  • 241,788

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There can be no doubt about the greatness of this work." -Philosophy

"It will be welcomed by all who are interested in mathematical logic and the foundations of mathematics . . . Frege's style of exposition is a model for all who think and write about abstract topics." -Mind
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