Why Husserl should have been a strong revisionist in mathematics

Husserl Studies 18 (1):1-18 (2002)

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Mark van Atten
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
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Husserl repeatedly has claimed that (1) mathematics without a philosophical foundation is not a science but a mere technique; (2) philosophical considerations may lead to the rejection of parts of mathematical practice; but (3) they cannot lead to mathematical innovations. My thesis is that Husserl's third claim is wrong, by his own standards
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DOI 10.1023/A:1014079020023
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