Dummett Michael A.E.

<history of philosophy, biography> english philosopher and logician (1925-). The essays collected in Truth and other Enigmas (1978) and The Seas of Language (1993) defend an intuitionist philosophy of mathematics and emphasize the linguistic foundations of epistemology. Dummett is also the foremost English interpreter of Frege in such works as Frege: Philosophy of Language (1973), The Interpretation of Frege's Philosophy (1981), and Frege: Philosophy of Mathematics (1991). Recommended Reading: Michael Dummett, Frege and Other Philosophers (Oxford, 1996); Michael Dummett, The Logical Basis of Metaphysics (Harvard, 1993); and Michael Dummett, Origins of Analytical Philosophy (Harvard, 1996).

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