Frege: Philosophy of Language
No one has figured more prominently in the study of German philosopher Gottlob Frege than Michael Dummett. This highly acclaimed book is a major contribution to the philosophy of language as well as a systematic interpretation of Frege, indisputably the father of analytic philosophy. Frege: Philosophy of Language remains indispensable for an understanding of contemporary philosophy. Harvard University Press is pleased to reissue this classic book in paperback.
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Sense and Tone I
The Hierarchy of Levels
Sense and Reference
Some Theses of Freges on Sense and Reference
The Reference of Incomplete Expressions
The Incompleteness of Concepts and Functions
Note on Manyvalued Logics
Can Truth be Defined?
The Evolution of Freges Thought
Freges Place in the History of Philosophy
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