[FOM] der Morgenstern ist die Venus

Robert Black Mongre at gmx.de
Sun Apr 16 17:07:30 EDT 2006

Generally, a definite article before a proper name in German is 
colloquial. However astronomical names always take an article. So 
Frege is just writing correct German.


>Note that Frege says 'die Venus' rather than 'Venus'.  Is this standard
>practice in German, or is Frege's German idiosyncratic?

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