International Studies in Phenomenology and Philosophy

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The primacy of identity

Gian-Carlo Rota

pp. 39-45


When Alfred North Whitehead wrote that all philosophy is a footnote to Greek philosophy, he did not go far enough. Our debt to the Greeks goes beyond philosophy. Our science, our social order, and much else we live by today can also trace their origins to Greek antiquity.

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Drummond John, Hart James G (1996). The truthful and the good: essays in honor of Robert Sokolowski, Springer, Dordrecht.

Pages: 39-45

DOI: 10.1007/978-94-009-1724-8_3

Full citation:

Rota Gian-Carlo (1996). The primacy of identity, in J. Drummond & J. G. Hart (eds.), The truthful and the good, Dordrecht, Springer, pp. 39-45.