[FOM] Number theory proof mentioned by Frege
Simonyi, András
andras.simonyi at gmail.com
Thu Apr 17 02:12:03 EDT 2008
Dear Chris,
the full text of the book referred to by Frege is available on
Google's Book Search:
http://books.google.com/books?id=754KAAAAYAAJ&printsec=titlepage
Best wishes,
Andras Simonyi
Applied Logic Laboratory, Budapest, Hungary
On 16/04/2008, Chris Gray <cpgray at library.uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
> In "The Foundations of Arithmetic", Frege mentions a proof from pp.106-7
> of Hermann Henkel's Theorie der complexen Zahlensysteme.
>
> "Hankel proves that any closed field of complex numbers of higher order
> than the ordinary, if made subject to all the laws of addition and
> multiplication, contains a contradiction." Frege p. 106
>
> I have no copy of the Henkel book available to me. Is this a well-known
> result? Is this proof discussed or given elsewhere?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Chris Gray
> University of Waterloo Library
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