Sense and reference in Frege"s logic.
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Sense and reference in Frege"s logic. by Christian Thiel

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Published by D. Reidel in Dordrecht .
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  • Frege, Gottlob, 1848-1925.

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Statement[Translated by T.J. Blakeley]
LC ClassificationsB3245.F24 T53 1968
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 175 p.
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5672882M
LC Control Number68134020

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Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. Sense and Reference in Frege's Logic. [Christian Thiel] -- The present study of sense and reference in the logic of Frege represents the first fruits of several years . Two features distinguish this study from other books on Frege. First, sense and reference are placed absolutely at the core of Frege's work; the author shows that no adequate account of the theory can avoid analysing the notion of thought that underpins it, or explaining how Cited by: Frege's Theory of Sense and Reference - by Wolfgang Carl November Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites.

This chapter analyzes Frege's theory of sense and reference. There is in a sense a “backward road” from references to senses. For everyone who specifies a reference must do so in some way. Then, by her awareness of how she has specified the reference, she is aware of the way the reference is fixed, and hence is aware of the sense. Frege's most explicit use of this is in the beginning of. besides that to which the sign refers, which may be called the reference of the sign, also what I should like to call the sense of the sign, wherein the mode of presentation is our example, accordingly, the reference of the expressions 'the point of intersection of a and b' and 'the point of intersection of b and c' would be the same, but not their Size: KB. Blanchette makes a number of controversial arguments: that Frege intended to demonstrate the logical grounding of ordinary arithmetic, not of a replacement science; that this does not require that the Frege's numerals refer to the same objects as do the numerals of ordinary arithmetical discourse; that Frege's multiple-decomposability thesis is central to his work, and that it is coherent, in the sense that it doesn't conflict with his semantic . This book provides a completely new and systematic account of Frege's philosophy by focusing on its cornerstone: the theory of sense and reference. This study represents a major reassessment of a.

W Kneale, Gottlob Frege and mathematical logic, in A J Ayer et al., The Revolution in Philosophy (New York, ). I Kratzsch, Material zu Leben und Wirken Freges aus dem Besitz der Universitätsbibliothek Jena, in Begriffsschrift - Jena Frege Conference, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ., . Frege’s theory of sense Jeff Speaks Aug 1. Three arguments that there must be more to meaning than reference Frege’s puzzle about identity sentences Understanding and knowledge of reference Opaque contexts 2. Frege on Sense and Reference Ted Sider Phil Language Basic idea: phrases (like de nite descriptions) can have different senses even when they have the same reference (or “nominatum”). 1. Sense Now it is plausible to connect with a sign (name, word combination,File Size: KB. Gottlob Frege's On Sense and Reference. Gottlob Frege’s On Sense and Reference (Über Sinn und Bedeutung, ) is concerned with the question of how the sense (or mode of presentation) of a sign is related to the meaning which is expressed by the examines the question of how the object which is designated by a sign is related to the meaning which is expressed by the sign.