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Gottlob Frege

What Does Gottlob Frege Mean?

Gottlob Frege was a German mathematician, logician and philosopher. He is widely considered to have been the founder of modern logic, and was an early proponent of the thesis that mathematical truths are logical truths (which is known as logicism). Frege’s work is considered revolutionary in the realm of analytic philosophy.


His full name was Friedrich Ludwig Gottlob Frege.

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Gottlob Frege was born Friedrich Ludwig Gottlob Frege on November 8, 1848, in Winsmar, Germany. He studied chemistry, philosophy and mathematics at the University of Jena, then transferred to the University of Göttingen, where he received his PhD. He then received a lectureship at the University of Jena. Although there was little interest in his early writings, he gradually developed very influential ideas in the fields of philosophy, logic and mathematics (and especially where they all intersected).


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