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Gottlob Frege (1848-1925) was an important German mathematician, logician and philosopher who is generally considered the father of modern logic and analytic philosophy.

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Was there a Kantian influence on Hilbert's formalist programme?

In this paper by Cassou-Nogues which is on an aspect of the mathematical philosophy of Cavailles he quotes the mathematician Hilbert (a colloborator of Einstein in Gottingen) ...We find ourselves ...
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Was Locke right that analytic knowledge is vacuous?

According to Locke, it is impossible to obtain substantive knowledge from analytic propositions. Statements like "triangle has three sides" are analytic, but one cannot derive the Pythagorean Theorem ...
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What's the difference between Aristotle's logic and Frege's logic especially with regard to predicates?

I'm reading a book and the author introduced Aristotelian logic and then he provided an overview of Frege's development of logic, but I don't understand what the difference is between Aristotle's ...
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Would Frege say “blue” is a concept or object?

"3" is an object, because numbers are special. "falling under 3" is a concept. This particular whale whom I've named Ernie, "Ernie" is an object. "Whales" is a concept. "being blue" is a concept. ...