In the philosophy of language, the distinction between concept and object is attributable to the German philosopher Gottlob Frege. Overview[edit]. According to Frege, any sentence that expresses a singular thought consists Frege, G. ” On Concept and Object”, originally published as “Ueber Begriff und Gegenstand” in. Friedrich Ludwig Gottlob Frege was a German philosopher, logician, and mathematician. He is .. Original: “Ueber Begriff und Gegenstand”, in Vierteljahresschrift für wissenschaftliche Philosophie XVI (): –;; In English: “Concept. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Kerry und frege über begriff und gegenstand 1 | After describing the philosophical background of Kerry’s work, an account.

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In the preface to Begriffsschrift Frege makes it clear that it was the question of the epistemic status of arithmetic truths that prompted him to develop his new logic. From to he taught mathematics at the University of Jena as a lecturer; in he was promoted to adjunct professor, and in to associate professor. This Bibliography was compiled and cross-checked with the help of Bynum []Beaney []Hermes []and Angelelli [].

In addition, the two corresponded rather extensively from to ; it is clear from this correspondence that Frege and Wittgenstein thought highly of each other the end of the correspondence is marked by an exchange of rather critical remarks by Frege on the Tractatus and by Wittgenstein on “Der Gedanke”.

Functions are unsaturated or incomplete in the sense that they carry argument places that need to be filled; an object is anything that is not a function. Hintikka, Synthese Library, D. But there can be little doubt that he already envisages a definite path along which the ultimate proof of logicism is to proceed. Retrieved from ” https: Exposition of the Systemtr. University of Chicago Press, Selected Readings2nd edition, eds. Olms contains the English version of Frege [] AustinJ.

The case is special because what is here being called the extension of a predicate, or a set, is only one type of “value-range” of a function. Frege’s proposed remedy was subsequently shown to imply that there is but one object in the universe of discourseand hence is worthless indeed, this would make for a contradiction in Frege’s system if he had axiomatized the idea, fundamental to his discussion, that the True and the False are distinct objects; see, for example, Dummettbut recent work has shown that much of the program of the Grundgesetze might be salvaged in other ways:.

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Kluge in Kluge [] pp. The first of these is an admonition to separate the logical from the psychological a motif that runs nud all of Frege’s works ; the third demands observance of the concept-object distinction.

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Gegenstannd of the philosophical doctrines of the mature Frege have parallels in Lotze; it has been the subject of scholarly debate whether or not there was a direct influence on Frege’s views arising from his attending Lotze’s lectures.

Der moderne Begriff der Zeit und der Begriff der Geschichte. His book the Foundations of Arithmetic is the seminal text of the logicist project, and is cited by Michael Dummett as where to pinpoint the linguistic vegenstand.

Permission Reusing this file. In the United States, besides those mentioned earlier, Donald Davidson’s work also revived discussion of Fregean themes.

The crucial case of the law may be formulated in modern notation as follows. Licensing for more information. Singular terms, such as proper names and definite descriptions, are linguistically saturated or complete and refer to objects; predicate and functional expressions are incomplete and refer to functions. Though his education and early mathematical work focused primarily on geometry, Frege’s work soon turned to logic. In the latter statement, Frege claims, the is must denote identity and cannot function merely as a copula, since four is a singular term, and singular terms cannot follow the is of predication.

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Most of these axioms were carried over from his Begriffsschriftthough not without some significant changes. FebruarS. Frege as Idealist and then Realist,” Inquiry 22 1—4: Mark Textor – – Philosophisches Jahrbuch 2: Oxford University Press, Geach in Geach []Geach and Black [] pp.


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Retrieved from ” https: But it is the second of these principles that has drawn most attention and interpretation: Bad KleinenMecklenburg-SchwerinGermany. The saturated-unsaturated dichotomy has, for Frege, a parallel in the grgenstand realm.

As Russell pointed out in a letter to Frege inthe theory expounded in Grundgesetze is inconsistent, since it allows for the derivation of Russell’s antinomy: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Putnam CUP, pp.

White of Frege’s work in the German collection Hermes et al. These distinctions were disputed by Bertrand Russell, especially in his paper ” On Denoting “; uund controversy has continued into the present, fueled especially by Saul Kripke ‘s famous lectures ” Naming and Necessity “. Some commentators maintain that Frege’s only point in bringing up this objection is to show how HP is inadequate as a definition of number as described earlier.

Arguably, there is an gegrnstand shift in the gwgenstand of the universal quantifier; the formulations in Begriffsschrift suggest that it is to be interpreted substitutionally, whereas it is fairly clear in Grundgesetze that an objectual interpretation is intended. Sluga’s source was an article by Eckart Menzler-Trott: White in Hermes et al. Unless otherwise noted, the following discussion pertains to this later system; for the time being, one should ignore the course-of-values fdege, which is discussed later on in connection with Russell’s antinomy.

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