By Guillermo E. Rosado Haddock
The current number of seventeen papers, so much of them already released in overseas philosophical journals, bargains either with matters within the philosophy of good judgment, the philosophy of arithmetic, the philosophy of language and epistemology. the 1st half includes severe tests and a little bit deviant renderings of the paintings of 2 seminal philosophers, Frege and Husserl, in addition to of the younger Carnap and Kripke. the second one half comprises analyses of critical matters within the philosophy of good judgment, the philosophy of arithmetic and semantics, together with arguments on behalf of Platonism within the philosophy of arithmetic, a protection of second-order good judgment, a brand new definition of analyticity, a caricature of a semantics for mathematical statements and a critique of Kripke's attainable international semantics for modal common sense.
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The rejection of any intervention of intuition in arithmetic is once more underscored in §104, whereas the objective and exclusively rational character of arithmetic is emphasized in §105. By the way, if logical laws are true independently of the fact that we think them or judge them to be true, and arithmetic is, as Frege believed, derivable from general logical laws and definitions, arithmetical theorems are also true independently of whether we think them or judge them to be true. Hence, when Frege states that the objectivity of arithmetic does not imply independence of reason, he is not speaking of reason as a cognitive faculty in Kant’s sense, but simply 21 For a lucid and authoritative discussion of Kant's views on geometry, see Gottfried Martin's Immanuel Kant: Ontologie und Wissenschaftstheorie, pp.
Precisely that derivability from logic and the ensuing impossibility of their negations is what Frege will try to make plausible in the case of the arithmetical axioms and, hence, of any arithmetical statement. Though Frege seemed to coincide with Kant with respect to (i) the presumed synthetic a priori character of geometrical statements, (ii) their foundation on intuition, (iii) the Euclidicity of intuitive space and (iv) the presumed fact that non-Euclidean geometries are a mere conceptual possibility21, being consistent, but also completely disconnected from intuition; he stated in §89 without any ambiguity that Kant was wrong with respect to the nature of arithmetic.
27 called Context Principle, that is, one has to look for the meaning of words (all words) in the context of statements in which they occur, and (3) the radical separation between concept and object. About the distinction between the logical and the psychological and about the distinction between concept and object there is little more to say: they permeate Frege’s whole philosophy and are the two pillars on which it is based. The Context Principle, however, has a more modest role even in Die Grundlagen der Arithmetik, where it is mentioned only three more times, namely, in §§ 60 and 62, when discussing the first and the second attempt, respectively, to define the notion of number, and in §104, which is just part of the compendium of theses at the end of the book.
Against the Current: Selected Philosophical Papers by Guillermo E. Rosado Haddock