Gottlob Frege
#441 Overall Influence

Gottlob Frege

German mathematician, logician, philosopher


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Friedrich Ludwig Gottlob Frege was a German philosopher, logician, and mathematician. He worked as a mathematics professor at the University of Jena, and is understood by many to be the father of analytic philosophy, concentrating on the philosophy of language, logic, and mathematics. Though he was largely ignored during his lifetime, Giuseppe Peano and Bertrand Russell introduced his work to later generations of philosophers.

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University of Göttingen
University of Göttingen

University in the city of Göttingen, Germany

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University of Jena
University of Jena

University located in Jena, Thuringia, Germany

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