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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Frege on Sense Identity, Basic Law V, and Analysis
Authors: Ebert, Philip
Contact Email: p.a.ebert@stir.ac.uk
Issue Date: Feb-2016
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Citation: Ebert P (2016) Frege on Sense Identity, Basic Law V, and Analysis, Philosophia Mathematica, 24 (1), pp. 9-29.
Abstract: The paper challenges a widely held interpretation of Frege's conception of logic on which the constituent clauses of basic law V have the same sense. I argue against this interpretation by first carefully looking at the development of Frege's thoughts in Grundlagen with respect to the status of abstraction principles. In doing so, I put forth a new interpretation of Grundlagen §64 and Frege's idea of ‘recarving of content’. I then argue that there is strong evidence in Grundgesetze that Frege did not hold the relevant sense-identity claim regarding basic law V.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/22342
URL: http://philmat.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/10/08/philmat.nkv032
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/philmat/nkv032
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Affiliation: Philosophy

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