Chapter

The Primary Question and the Answers of Frege and Russell

Jeffrey C. King

in The Nature and Structure of Content

Published in print April 2007 | ISBN: 9780199226061
Published online May 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191710377 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226061.003.0002
 The Primary Question and the Answers of Frege and Russell

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This chapter formulates the main question to be addressed in the first three chapters of the book, the question of what holds the constituents of propositions together. It considers the answers Gottlob Frege and Bertrand Russell offered to this question. These answers are rejected, motivating the search for a new answer.

Keywords: constituents; propositions; Gottlob Frege; Bertrand Russell

Chapter.  10135 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Language

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