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Single Idea 17460

[catalogued under 6. Mathematics / B. Foundations for Mathematics / 5. Definitions of Number / c. Fregean numbers]

Full Idea

A statement of number [Zahlangabe] contains a predication about a concept.

Gist of Idea

A statement of number contains a predication about a concept

Source

Gottlob Frege (Grundlagen der Arithmetik (Foundations) [1884], 46), quoted by Ian Rumfitt - Concepts and Counting Intro

Book Reference

-: 'Aristotelian Society' [], p.41


A Reaction

See Rumfitt 'Concepts and Counting' for a discussion.

Related Idea

Idea 9586 In a number-statement, something is predicated of a concept [Frege]