Context principle, fruitfulness of logic and the cognitive value of arithmetic in frege

History and Philosophy of Logic 12 (2):185-194 (1991)
Abstract
I try to reconstruct how Frege thought to reconcile the cognitive value of arithmetic with its analytical nature. There is evidence in Frege's texts that the epistemological formulation of the context principle plays a decisive role; it provides a way of obtaining concepts which are truly fruitful and whose contents cannot be grasped beforehand. Taking the definitions presented in the Begriffsschrift,I shall illustrate how this schema is intended to work
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Gregory Landini (1996). Decomposition and Analysis in Frege'sgrundgesetze. History and Philosophy of Logic 17 (1-2):121-139.
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