The Math Forum



Search All of the Math Forum:

Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by NCTM or The Math Forum.


Math Forum » Discussions » Inactive » Historia-Matematica

Notice: We are no longer accepting new posts, but the forums will continue to be readable.

Topic: [HM] Language of Discovery
Replies: 23   Last Post: Mar 15, 2001 1:04 PM

Advanced Search

Back to Topic List Back to Topic List Jump to Tree View Jump to Tree View   Messages: [ Previous | Next ]
Gordon Fisher

Posts: 367
Registered: 12/3/04
Re: [HM] Language of Discovery
Posted: Feb 23, 2001 5:16 PM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply


Robert (Bob) E. Taylor wrote:

> ... I guess the question could be restated (and in a more
> historical form); when did men begin thinking in terms of
> Inventing mathematics rather than Discovering it?
>


Or, when did men begin to think of inventing counting rather than
discovering it?

Gordon Fisher gfisher@shentel.net






Point your RSS reader here for a feed of the latest messages in this topic.

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

© The Math Forum at NCTM 1994-2018. All Rights Reserved.