Patricia Blanchette: Frege's Logicism (Elucidations)

source: Philosophical Overdose    2016年10月22日
Patricia Blanchette discusses Logicism and the work of Gottlob Frege. Logicism is a school of thought in the philosophy of mathematics which tries to reduce mathematics to logic. Gottlob Frege was a 18th-19th century German philosopher and mathematician who made important contributions to the fields of logic, philosophy of language, and philosophy of mathematics. This is an episode of Elucidations, a philosophy podcast from the University of Chicago.