Gottlob Frege Quotes

Best Quotes by Gottlob Frege

“A scientist can hardly encounter anything more desirable than, just as a work is completed, to have its foundation give way.”

“Every good mathematician is at least half a philosopher, and every good philosopher is at least half a mathematician.”

“I compare arithmetic with a tree that unfolds upwards in a multitude of techniques and theorems while the root drives into the depths.”

“The aim of scientific work is truth. While we internally recognise something as true, we judge, and while we utter judgements, we assert.”

“What is a fact? A fact is a thought that is true. But the scientist will surely not recognize something which depends on men's varying states of mind to be the firm foundation of science.”

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