Readership: Scholars and advanced students of philosophy of logic,
philosophy of mathematics, and history of analytic philosophy.
Richard G. Heck, Jr., Brown University
Richard G. Heck, Jr., is Romeo Elton Professor of Natural Theology at Brown University, where he has taught since 2005. He taught at Harvard University from 1991 through 2005 and was educated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, from which he received his PhD in 1991; at New College, Oxford (BPhil, 1987), where he was a Marshall Scholar; and at Duke University (BS, 1985). Professor Heck has worked on the philosophies of language, logic, mathematics, and mind, and is is one of the world's foremost experts on the philosophy of Gottlob Frege. He lives in Canton, Massachusetts, with his wife, daughter, and five cats.
I: The Logic Behind Frege's Logicism
2: Frege and Semantics
3: Grundgesetze I §§29-32 (I)
4: Grundgesetze I §10
5: Grundgesetze I §§29-32 (II)
II: The Mathematics Behind Frege's Logicism
6: The Development of Arithmetic
7: Definition by Recursion
8: Frege on Finitude
9: The Finite and the Infinite
10: The Definition of Addition
11: Further unto the Infinite