Date: Apr 1, 2013 11:34 AM
Author: Frederick Williams
Subject: Re: Mathematics and the Roots of Postmodern Thought
Dan wrote:

> While we can use thought experiments to reason about the physical

> world, my point is that mathematics is 'the domain of thought' , and

> as such , the only kind of experiment you can have in mathematics is a

> 'thought experiment' . Falsifiability in mathematics is a category

> error .

What about Lakatos's Proofs and Refutations?

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When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by

this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.

Jonathan Swift: Thoughts on Various Subjects, Moral and Diverting