Reading Frege's Grundgesetze

2014.11.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Richard G. Heck, Jr, Reading Frege's Grundgesetze, Oxford University Press, 2012, 296pp., $61.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199233700.
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2014.11.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Richard G. Heck, Jr, Reading Frege's Grundgesetze, Oxford University Press, 2012, 296pp., $61.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199233700. Reviewed by Marcus Rossberg, University of Connecticut Had it not already been clear to anyone following Richard Heck's work that he is one of the foremost Frege scholars of our time, it would have become hard to deny after the publication of his second book on Frege, only a year after his celebrated Frege's Theorem (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011). There is equal cause for celebration regarding Reading Frege's Grundgesetze. One hundred and ten years after the famous and devastating letter in which Russell informs Frege about the paradox now bearing Russell's name, Heck reminds us that there is much to learn from Grundgesetze still. Indeed, Heck's book is a sustained and forceful argument that Grundgesetze is "as Frege himself expected it to be, his greatest achievement" (p.. . .

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