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  1. The Phenomenology of Mathematical Beauty.Gian-Carlo Rota - 1997 - Synthese 111 (2):171-182.
    It has been observed that whereas painters and musicians are likely to be embarrassed by references to the beauty in their work, mathematicians instead like to engage in discussions of the beauty of mathematics. Professional artists are more likely to stress the technical rather than the aesthetic aspects of their work. Mathematicians, instead, are fond of passing judgment on the beauty of their favored pieces of mathematics. Even a cursory observation shows that the characteristics of mathematical beauty are at variance (...)
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  2. The Pernicious Influence of Mathematics Upon Philosophy.Gian-Carlo Rota - 1991 - Synthese 88 (2):165 - 178.
    We shall argue that the attempt carried out by certain philosophers in this century to parrot the language, the method, and the results of mathematics has harmed philosophy. Such an attempt results from a misunderstanding of both mathematics and philosophy, and has harmed both subjects.
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  3. Syntax, Semantics, and the Problem of the Identity of Mathematical Objects.Gian-Carlo Rota, David H. Sharp & Robert Sokolowski - 1988 - Philosophy of Science 55 (3):376-386.
    A plurality of axiomatic systems can be interpreted as referring to one and the same mathematical object. In this paper we examine the relationship between axiomatic systems and their models, the relationships among the various axiomatic systems that refer to the same model, and the role of an intelligent user of an axiomatic system. We ask whether these relationships and this role can themselves be formalized.
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    Fundierung as a Logical Concept.Gian-Carlo Rota - 1989 - The Monist 72 (1):70-77.
    Husserl’s Third Logical Investigation, ostensibly dealing with the phenomenology of whole and parts, is actually meant to introduce the notion of Fundierung. This term is frequently used in the phenomenological literature, although little has been written about Fundierung itself since Husserl introduced it. Husserl himself, although he used it extensively, never again felt the need to reopen the discussion.
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    The Concept of Mathematical Truth.Gian-Carlo Rota - 1991 - Review of Metaphysics 44 (3):483 - 494.
    LIKE ARTISTS WHO FAIL TO GIVE an accurate description of how they work, like scientists who believe in unrealistic philosophies of science, mathematicians subscribe to a concept of mathematical truth that runs contrary to the truth.
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  6. Discrete Thoughts Essays on Mathematics, Science, and Philosophy.Mark Kac, Harry Newman, Jacob T. Schwartz & Gian-Carlo Rota - 1986
     
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    Mathematics and Philosophy: The Story of a Misunderstanding.Gian-Carlo Rota - 1990 - Review of Metaphysics 44 (2):259 - 271.
    ARE MATHEMATICAL IDEAS INVENTED OR DISCOVERED? This question has been repeatedly posed by philosophers through the ages, and will probably be with us forever. We shall not be concerned with the answer. What matters is that by asking the question, we acknowledge the fact that mathematics has been leading a double life.
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    Lectures on Being and Time (1998).Gian-Carlo Rota & Mark van Atten - 2008 - New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy 8 (1):225-319.
  9. Uncommon Sense.J. Robert Oppenheimer, N. Metropolis, Gian-Carlo Rota & D. H. Sharp - 1984
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    Kant’s Synthesis A Priori and Husserl’s Phenomenology of Fulfillment.Gian-Carlo Rota - 1995 - Proceedings of the Eighth International Kant Congress 1:1037-1046.
  11. Essays on the Future in Honor of Nick Metropolis.Siegfried S. Hecker & Gian-Carlo Rota - 2004 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 194 (2):240-241.
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  12. Il concetto di verità matematica.Gian-Carlo Rota - 1990 - Nuova Civiltà Delle Macchine 8 (4):48-54.
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  13. Studies in Foundations and Combinatorics.Gian-Carlo Rota - 1978
     
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