fom wrote: > On 6/5/2013 12:41 AM, Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz wrote: >> In <firstname.lastname@example.org>, on 06/04/2013 >> at 10:23 AM, Peter Percival <email@example.com> said: >> >>> Nam Nguyen wrote: >> >>>> Of course I didn't intend to say mathematics is a language, >>>> a description, of only physics! >> >>> What is mathematics, then? >> >> There are a number of answers to that question. From my perspective it >> is an art form. >> > > Thank you for a wonderful perspective! > > Of all the authors whom I have read, I believe > that only De Morgan included that among his > remarks while seriously discussing the issues > of symbolic reasoning. > > :-)
Maybe he was influenced by his son William.
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