Gottlob Frege


Born
in Wismar, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany
November 08, 1848

Died
July 26, 1925

Genre

Influences


Friedrich Ludwig Gottlob Frege (German: [ˈɡɔtloːp ˈfreːɡə]) was a German mathematician, logician and philosopher. He is considered to be one of the founders of modern logic and made major contributions to the foundations of mathematics. He is generally considered to be the father of analytic philosophy, for his writings on the philosophy of language and mathematics. While he was mainly ignored by the intellectual world when he published his writings, Giuseppe Peano (1858–1932) and Bertrand Russell (1872–1970) introduced his work to later generations of logicians and philosophers. ...more

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The Frege Reader

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On Sense and Reference

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Begriffsschrift und andere ...

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Translations from the Philo...

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Logical Investigations

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Frege and Godel: Two Fundam...

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Funktion, Begriff, Bedeutun...

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Collected Papers on Mathema...

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Posthumous Writings

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“Every good mathematician is at least half a philosopher, and every good philosopher is at least half a mathematician.”
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“A scientist can hardly encounter anything more desirable than, just as a work is completed, to have its foundation give way.”
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“[..] I do not begin with concepts and put them together to form a thought or judgement; I come by the parts of a thought by analysing the thought.”
Gottlob Frege, Posthumous Writings