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Bryan Magee talks to A.J. Ayer about Frege, Russell and modern logic

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Alternate title:Great philosophers Frege, Russell and modern logic
Frege, Russell and modern logic
Summary:A. J. Ayer discusses how the theories of Gottlob Frege and Bertrand Russell depsychologized philosophy and laid the foundation for modern logic. The discussion includes Frege's theory of quantification and Russell's theory of types and descriptions and their contributions to the philosophy of language.
Contributor:Magee, Bryan
Ayer, A. J. 1910-1989. (Alfred Jules)
Provider:BBC Education & Training
British Broadcasting Corporation
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Temporal subject: 2001-2010
Topical subjects:Logic, Modern 20th century
Frege, Gottlob 1848-1925
Russell, Bertrand 1872-1970
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
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