Bryan magee and a j ayer discuss the work of frege and russell on logic, language, and knowledge this interview is from 1987. Dear students in philosophy 247/447, i originally intended to include the following descriptions of frege’s and russell’s theories in my article “names and natural kind terms.
Frege, russell and wittgenstein michael potter frege, russell and wittgenstein were founders (although not by any means the sole founders) of the analytic tradition in philosophy but they. Gottlob frege: gottlob frege such as peano in his lifetime there were very few—one was bertrand russell—to give frege the credit due to him. Philosophy of language - russell’s theory of descriptions: the power of frege’s logic to dispel philosophical problems was immediately recognized consider, for instance, the hoary problem.
Friedrich ludwig gottlob frege (b 1848, d 1925) before he became aware of russell's paradox, frege attempted to construct a logical foundation for mathematics.
Bryan magee talks to aj ayer about gottlob frege and bertrand russell specifically about their published works and their impact bryan magee talks to aj.
These two letters are taken from the frege-russell correspondence in frege, philosophical and mathematical correspondence, ed gabriel, hermes, kambartek and veraart, chicago 1980. Gottlob frege and bertrand russell each proposed defining a natural number n as the collection of all sets with n elements more formally. Comparing frege and russell kent bach frege's and russell's views are obviously different, but because of certain superficial similarities in how they handle certain famous puzzles about.
Wittgenstein studied the work of frege and russell closely, and in 1911 studies on gottlob frege and traditional philosophy dordrecht: d reidel, 1967. Friedrich ludwig gottlob frege (/ in a famous episode, bertrand russell wrote to frege, just as vol 2 of the grundgesetze was about to go to press in 1903. Frege and russell posted by beckyclay | october 22, 2010 gottlob frege and bertrand russell are two philosophers who each propose a different methodology of what our cognitive access to.