Gottlob Frege

Philosopher, Author

1848 – 1925

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Who was Gottlob Frege?

Friedrich Ludwig Gottlob Frege was a German mathematician, logician and philosopher. He is considered to be one of the founders of modern logic and made major contributions to the foundations of mathematics. He is generally considered to be the father of analytic philosophy, for his writings on the philosophy of language and mathematics. While he was mainly ignored by the intellectual world when he published his writings, Giuseppe Peano and Bertrand Russell introduced his work to later generations of logicians and philosophers.

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Born
Nov 8, 1848
Wismar
Also known as
  • Frege
Parents
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • University of G├Âttingen
  • Friedrich Schiller University of Jena
Lived in
  • Wismar
  • Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Died
Jul 26, 1925
Bad Kleinen

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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