On the Courage Needed to Do Phenomenology. Rota and Analytic Philosophy

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  • Albino Lanciani
  • Claudio Majolino


The philosophical discourse of the twentieth century is often pictured as a sort of trench warfare between two opposite factions: Analytics vs. Continentals.


Physical Object Analytic Philosophy Philosophical Discourse Philosophical Concept Axiomatic Method 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Albino Lanciani
    • 1
  • Claudio Majolino
    • 2
  1. 1.École Normale SupérieureLyonFrance
  2. 2.Université Lille IIILilleFrance

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