Functions and Generality of Logic: Reflections on Dedekind's and Frege's Logicisms

2016.01.29 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Hourya Benis-Sinaceur, Marco Panza, and Gabriel Sandu, Functions and Generality of Logic: Reflections on Dedekind's and Frege's
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2016.01.29 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Hourya Benis-Sinaceur, Marco Panza, and Gabriel Sandu, Functions and Generality of Logic: Reflections on Dedekind's and Frege's Logicisms, Springer, 2015, 125pp., $54.99 (hbk), ISBN 9783319171081. Reviewed by Roy T. Cook, University of Minnesota There is no other way to begin a review of Functions and Generality of Logic than to note that it is, structurally, a very strange little book. It is formatted as a single volume with multiple authors. But it is, in fact, a hybrid of sorts -- lying somewhere between a single-topic monograph written by three authors and an anthology edited by those same individuals. As Hourya Benis-Sinaceur, Marco Panza, and Gabriel Sandu note in the preface (p. v-vi), the book really consists of three essays that were written independently by the three authors respectively. Thus,the book is as much an edited volume, where the editors oddly decided to include only themselves, as it. . .

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