Hintikka et sandu versus frege in re arbitrary functions

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Hintikka and Sandu have recently claimed that Frege's notion of function was substantially narrower than that prevailing in real analysis today. In the present note, their textual evidence for this claim is examined in the light of relevant historical and biographical background and judged insufficient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)50-65
Number of pages16
JournalPhilosophia Mathematica
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1993

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Mathematics
  • Philosophy


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