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Frege, Gottlob
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(Nov 8, 1848, Wismar – Jul 26, 1925, Bad Kleinen), gained his Habilitation in mathematics at Jena in 1874 where he became assistant professor in 1879, honorary professor in 1896 and emeritus in 1918. Frege's Begriffschrift (1879; ET: “Concept Script,” in: J. van Heijenoort, ed., From Frege to Gödel, 1967) opened a new epoch in the history of logic and replaced as the paradigm the Analytica priora of Aristotle. In his Grundlagen der Arithmetik (1884; ET: The Foundations of Arithmetic, 1974), Frege argued for the thesis that the fundamental concepts of arithme…

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Künne, Wolfgang, “Frege, Gottlob”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 09 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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