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### Single Idea 9586

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

Full Idea

In a number-statement, something is predicated of a concept.

Gist of Idea

In a number-statement, something is predicated of a concept

Source

Gottlob Frege (Review of Husserl's 'Phil of Arithmetic' [1894], p.328)

Book Reference

-: 'Mind July 1972' [-], p.328

A Reaction

A succinct statement of Frege's theory of numbers. By my lights that would make numbers at least second-order abstractions.

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