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Gottlob Frege (1848–1925) is without doubt one of the founding figures of analytic philosophy, whose contributions to common sense, philosophical semantics, philosophy of language, and philosophy of arithmetic set the schedule for destiny generations of theorists in those and similar parts. Dale Jacquette's vigorous and incisive biography charts Frege's existence from its beginnings in small-town north Germany, via his pupil days in Jena, to his improvement as an enduringly influential philosopher. alongside the way in which Jacquette considers Frege's ground-breaking Begriffschrift (1879), during which he formulated his 'ideal logical language', his magisterial Grundgesetze der Arithmetik (1893 and 1903), and his advanced relation to thinkers together with Husserl and particularly Russell, whose Paradox had such drastic implications for Frege's logicism. Jacquette concludes with a considerate evaluate of Frege's legacy. His wealthy and informative biography will entice all who're attracted to Frege's philosophy.

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