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Topic: Frege - an idiot in every sense of the word.
Replies: 1   Last Post: Nov 10, 2017 11:22 PM

 zelos.malum@gmail.com Posts: 1,176 Registered: 9/18/17
Re: Frege - an idiot in every sense of the word.
Posted: Nov 10, 2017 11:22 PM

Den lördag 11 november 2017 kl. 02:43:41 UTC+1 skrev John Gabriel:
> Wiki: Frege argues that numbers are objects and assert something about a concept.
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> Of course! A number is the measure of a magnitude.
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> Wiki: Frege defines numbers as extensions of concepts.
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> Correct! The concept of measure.
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> Wiki: 'The number of F's' is defined as the extension of the concept G is a concept that is equinumerous to F.
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> What an idiot! "Equinumerous" which requires that number already be established. Frege was laying the foundations for the bullshit of circular theory that was later produced by ultra-morons such as Peano and von Neumann.
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> Wiki: The concept in question leads to an equivalence class of all concepts that have the number of F (including F).
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> Oh dear! What the fuck is a number?!! Chuckle. Very Peano-esque.
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> Wiki: Frege defines 0 as the extension of the concept being non self-identical.
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> Poor guy was a fucking moron like most of you!
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> Wiki: So, the number of this concept is the extension of the concept of all concepts that have no objects falling under them.
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> WTF???!!!
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> The bogus mainstream foundations were strongly influenced by fuckwads such as Frege.

Your idea of "measure of magnitude" is not the definition so who cares what you think?