chapter  7
The Russell–Frege enterprise and natural language
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One of the chief themes in our discussion so far has been that Russell’s and Frege’s theories are not concerned in any fundamental sense with language; and our remarks about the relation to language were persistently negative. This gives rise to the following question: conceding that they indeed were not concerned primarily with language, is there not some sense in which they were concerned with it after all? In the present chapter I try to paint what seems to me the correct picture of the matter.