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Truth, Thought, Reason: Essays on Frege

Tyler Burge


This book is made up of an introductory chapter, ten historical/philosophical chapters on Frege, and four postscripts to the chapters. The topics are divided into the three areas of the book's title: (1) Frege's work on truth, which includes his revolutionary insights into linguistic and cognitive structure, into the nature of truth conditions, and into philosophical method in using logic to frame and clarify philosophical problems; (2) his work on cognition, which uses linguistic structure not as a focus but as a starting point; and (3) his defense and development of knowledge based on reason ... More

Keywords: Frege, truth, truth conditions, linguistic structure, cognitive structure, philosophical method, logic, mathematics, cognition, knowledge

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780199278534
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278534.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tyler Burge, author
Department of Philosophy, University of California, Los Angeles
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