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Frege’s Conception of Logic

Patricia A. Blanchette


Frege’s Coneption of Logic explores the relationship between Frege’s understanding of conceptual analysis and his understanding of logic. It is argued that the fruitfulness of Frege’s conception of logic, and the illuminating differences between that conception and those more modern views that have largely supplanted it, are best understood against the backdrop of a clear account of the role of conceptual analysis in logical investigation. The first part of the book locates the role of conceptual analysis in Frege’s logicist project. It is argued that, despite a number of difficul ... More

Keywords: Frege, logicism, conceptual analysis, history of logic, history of analytic philosophy, foundations of arithmetic

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199891610
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891610.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Patricia A. Blanchette, author
University of Notre Dame