Gottlob Frege Quote

I hope I may claim in the present work to have made it probable that the laws of arithmetic are analytic judgments and consequently a priori. Arithmetic thus becomes simply a development of logic, and every proposition of arithmetic a law of logic, albeit a derivative one. To apply arithmetic in the physical sciences is to bring logic to bear on observed facts; calculation becomes deduction.


Gottlob Frege (1950 [1884]). The Foundations of Arithmetic. p. 99.

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I hope I may claim in the present work to have made it probable that the laws of arithmetic are analytic judgments and consequently a priori....

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I hope I may claim in the present work to have made it probable that the laws of arithmetic are analytic judgments and consequently a priori....

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I hope I may claim in the present work to have made it probable that the laws of arithmetic are analytic judgments and consequently a priori....

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I hope I may claim in the present work to have made it probable that the laws of arithmetic are analytic judgments and consequently a priori....