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Old 09-24-2012   #3
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Not only do mathematicians and philosophers go about their business in very different ways, on the whole they don't mix. Mathematicians who arguably would benefit from reading works in philosophy rarely do soand even philosophers of mathematics appear to read little contemporary work on mathematics.Ninety-nine percent of the time, this method works fine in mathematics. But it's the kiss of death when you are faced with a paper or book in philosophy.