Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Equal sign: a symbol, which states that the terms on the left and right hand side refer to the same object. The equal sign is defined for numbers. It has to be redefined when objects from other domains are to be linked. See also identity, equality.
 
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Frege, Gottlob
 
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Equal sign / "=" / Frege / (s): linkes objects, not concepts or predicates or properties - however copula / (s) linkes an article with a phrase -

F I
G. Frege
Die Grundlagen der Arithmetik Stuttgart 1987

F II
G. Frege
Funktion, Begriff, Bedeutung Göttingen 1994

F IV
G. Frege
Logische Untersuchungen Göttingen 1993


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-27