An Unsuccessful Dig

Michael Dummett

in Frege and Other Philosophers

Published in print January 1996 | ISBN: 9780198236283
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191597343 | DOI:
An Unsuccessful Dig

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A detailed review of the book on Frege by the late Gordon Baker and Peter Hacker. They regard his philosophy as having no real affinity or important links with the work of later philosophers and logicians, and as irretrievably confused. The chapter comprehensively refutes these views.

Keywords: Baker; concept‐formation; concepts; content; Frege; function; Hacker; natural language; reference; semantics; sense; understanding

Chapter.  17633 words. 

Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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