Gottlob frege

[frey-guh] /ˈfreɪ gə/

(Friedrich Ludwig) Gottlob
[gawt-lohp] /ˈgɔt loʊp/ (Show IPA), 1848–1925, German mathematician and logician.
/German ˈfreːɡə/
Gottlob. 1848–1925, German logician and philosopher, who laid the foundations of modern formal logic and semantics in his Begriffsschrift (1879)

person, history, philosophy, mathematics, logic, theory
(1848-1925) A mathematician who put mathematics on a new and more solid foundation. He purged mathematics of mistaken, sloppy reasoning and the influence of Pythagoras. Mathematics was shown to be a subdivision of formal logic.


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