Virgil wrote: > In article <Oemail@example.com>, > "zr" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > > Everyone knows that mathematics is no longer an exact science. > > When has mathematics ever been a "science" at all?
It's always been a science. As is often the case, you've confused "science" with "natural science". Mathematics is what's sometimes called a "formal science".
Here's a pretty good rundown, except that it neglects the historical aspect: