Gian-Carlo Rota, the Man.- Gianco, my Brother.- Remembering Gian-Carlo Rota.- Gian-Carlo Rota, the Mathematician.- A Glimpse of Vector Invariant Theory. The Points of View of Weyl, Rota, De Concini and Procesi, and Grosshans.- Partitions of a Finite Partially Ordered Set.- An Algebra of Pieces of Space - Hermann Grassmann to Gian Carlo Rota.- The Eleventh and Twelveth Problems of Rota's Fubini Lectures: from Cumulants to Free Probability Theory.- Two Examples of Applied Universal Algebra.- On the Euler Characteristic of Finite Distributive Lattices.- Rota, Probability, Algebra and Logic.- A Symbolic Treatment of Abel Polynomials.- Gian-Carlo Rota, the Philosopher.- Ethics in Thought. Gian-Carlo Rota and Philosophy.- Indiscrete Variations on Gian-Carlo Rota's Themes.- On the Courage Needed to Do Phenomenology. Rota and Analytic Philosophy.- Rota's Philosophical Insights.- "A Minority View" Gian-Carlo Rota's Phenomenological Realism.
From Combinatorics to Philosophy: The Legacy of G. -C. Rota provides an assessment of G. -C. Rota's legacy to current international research issues in mathematics, philosophy and computer science.
This volume includes chapters by leading researchers, as well as a number of invited research papers. Rota's legacy connects European and Italian research communities to the USA by providing inspiration to several generations of researchers in combinatorics, philosophy and computer science.
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