Logica Universalis

, Volume 6, Issue 3–4, pp 535–552 | Cite as

On Rereading van Heijenoort’s Selected Essays

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Abstract

This is a critical reexamination of several pieces in van Heijenoort’s Selected Essays that are directly or indirectly concerned with the philosophy of logic or the relation of logic to natural language. Among the topics discussed are absolutism and relativism in logic, mass terms, the idea of a rational dictionary, and sense and identity of sense in Frege.

Mathematics Subject Classification

03-03 03A05 

Keywords

Jean van Heijenoort philosophy of logic history of logic 

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