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Virgil
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Re: Matheology � 300
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Jul 16, 2013 3:40 PM


In article <43e782c11bd9477487b6e59263dc4c6c@googlegroups.com>, mueckenh@rz.fhaugsburg.de wrote:
> On Monday, 15 July 2013 08:58:19 UTC+2, Virgil wrote: > > Math is not a science at all. > > That's why some mathematicians become master of science?
By that argument, mathematics must also be a philosophy as many mathematicians become doctors of philosophy.
> (But what you call mathematics, in fact has nothing to > do with scientific thinking.) Right! Mathematics is not a science and will not be a science until its theorems can all be proven by physical experiment.
Which will never happen!
The Pythagorean theorem, for example, has over one hundred different proofs, even one by a previous President of the USA, US Grant, but absolutely none of those proofs rely on any way on any physical experiment. 



