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By Guillermo E. Rosado Haddock

ISBN-10: 3110321653

ISBN-13: 9783110321654

The current selection of seventeen papers, such a lot of them already released in foreign philosophical journals, offers either with concerns within the philosophy of common sense, the philosophy of arithmetic, the philosophy of language and epistemology. the 1st half includes severe checks and a bit of deviant renderings of the paintings of 2 seminal philosophers, Frege and Husserl, in addition to of the younger Carnap and Kripke. the second one half includes analyses of imperative concerns within the philosophy of good judgment, the philosophy of arithmetic and semantics, together with arguments on behalf of Platonism within the philosophy of arithmetic, a safety of second-order good judgment, a brand new definition of analyticity, a cartoon of a semantics for mathematical statements and a critique of Kripke's attainable global semantics for modal good judgment.

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4 Die Grundlagen der Arithmetik, §3. 2 23 does not imply any sort of Kantianism in Frege, in a similar fashion as the recognition of Kripke’s distinction5 between the pairs (necessity/contingency) and (a priori/a posteriori) does not entail any belief in Kripke’s thesis that strict proper names are rigid designators and that identity statements between those presumed rigid designators are examples of necessary a posteriori statements. Other important distinctions for Frege’s whole philosophy that are already present in his youth work are the distinction between the content of a judgement and the recognition of its truth, and that between concepts and objects.

Die Grundlagen der Arithmetik, §26. 24 Ibid. 25 By the way, though in Kant's usage reason was a ''cognitive'' faculty, it did not serve to produce any theoretical knowledge. 26 Grundgesetze der Arithmetik, §§3 & especially 9. 27 See Die Grundlagen der Arithmetik, §§51-53. 23 32 only one object or none falls under it. Moreover, a concept does not have to be obtained by means of abstraction from objects, since in that case there would not be concepts under which nothing falls. In the case of concepts, one asks whether something falls under it, but such a question is nonsensical with respect to objects.

But that clearly contradicts Frege’s views about representations, decisions, volitions, etc. in any of his writings dealing 74 Logisch-philosophische Abhandlung 1921, English translation 1922. 48 with the issue of objectivity, in which he referred to representations, etc. as prototypes of something subjective and in direct contrast with the objectivity of thoughts, numbers and, in general, logical-mathematical entities. In her ‘Realism bei Frege: Reply to Burge’, Weiner states on p. 36475, more generally or more vaguely, that objective does not mean ‘independent of what can be expressed in language’, and a similar assertion also occurs on p.

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