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Re: Mathematics and the Roots of Postmodern Thought
Posted: Apr 1, 2013 4:38 PM
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On 4/1/2013 1:58 PM, david petry wrote:
> On Monday, April 1, 2013 11:38:05 AM UTC-7, Dan wrote:
>

>> Falsifiability only comes into consideration when you have something
>> apparently 'external' against which to test your mathematical models .

>
>
> Precisely. The "external" reality underlying mathematics is computation.


Have you ever heard of a subject called
"numerical analysis"?

While studying with a friend for finals
many years ago, he asked why we had to
learn this "stuff" since it could all
be done with calculators.

I pointed out to him that it was human
beings with mathematical theories that
informed the algorithms of the
calculators.




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