[FOM] Frege & Russell's paradox

Martin Davis martin at eipye.com
Tue Nov 19 12:33:32 EST 2002

Writing in the context of English, Charlie Volkstorf wrote:

<<I believe there was justified urgency on the part of Gottlob Frege upon
learning of Russell's paradox.>>

Yes.  Because it rendered his FORMAL system inconsistent.


                           Martin Davis
                    Visiting Scholar UC Berkeley
                      Professor Emeritus, NYU
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