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Theoria. Revista de Teoría, Historia y Fundamentos de la Ciencia

Volume 6, Issue 1/2, Octubre 1991

G. W. Leibniz (1646-1716)

Javier de Lorenzo
Pages 97-114

Leibniz-Frege, ¿utopías de la razón conceptual?

The dream of Leibniz and that of Frege, to create a lingua characteristica in order to demonstrate conceptual thought, incorporates in a wider process, the division and tension between the distinct Spheres which the human sub-species have been creating. Spheres which remain hidden by natural language, essentially spoken language. For the creation and demonstration of the Conceptual Sphere the establishing of a language of characteres has become indispensable, essentially written language. Is a consequence a tension is established between Natural language-Formal language with their corresponding reductionist tendences.

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