[FOM] Founders of set theory and natural language

Dean Buckner Dean.Buckner at btopenworld.com
Thu Oct 23 15:31:56 EDT 2003

>Frege is universally revered as the founder of natural 
> language philosophy, as we know.  

> I think the claim that he is "universally revered" for
> this reason should be taken with a pinch of salt.

Indeed, my tongue was firmly in cheek here, as following shows.


The book by Grattan-Guinness is recommended.


Dean Buckner,    : If one person can see it as a paradise 
London,              : of mathematicians, why should not 
ENGLAND        : another see it as a joke?

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