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A belated and light-hearted answer to the age-old conundrum:

> Is mathematics created or discovered?]]>Mar 15, 2001 1:04:12 PMMar 15, 2001 1:04:12 PMSANDIFER@WCSUB.CTSTATEU.EDU0Re: [HM] Language of Discovery
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> Is mathematics created or discovered? Both, in a dialectical interaction > and alternation.

I was]]>Mar 2, 2001 3:51:12 AMMar 2, 2001 3:51:12 AMD.Tahta@open.ac.uk0Re: [HM] Language of Discovery
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Subject: invention/discovery

May I be permitted to quote from "What is mathematics, really?" pp. 73-75.

Think about some simple]]>Mar 1, 2001 6:35:37 AMMar 1, 2001 6:35:37 AMrhersh@mail.sjcsf.edu1Re: [HM] Language of Discovery
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"Ralph A. Raimi" wrote:

<< ..... As far as I could see, he [Wilder] took the usual Platonic view of truth ..... What]]>Feb 26, 2001 5:40:16 PMFeb 26, 2001 5:40:16 PMgfisher@shentel.net0Re: [HM] Language of Discovery
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[Samuel S. Kutler]

<< Don't most of us have mixed feelings about what the subject matter of mathematics is?]]>Feb 26, 2001 5:40:16 PMFeb 26, 2001 5:40:16 PMrarm@math.rochester.edu1Re: [HM] More on doubts about counting
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Just a quick reference: In the March-April 2001 issue of American Scientist, Brian Hayes's column on computing science is titled "How]]>Feb 26, 2001 12:45:50 PMFeb 26, 2001 12:45:50 PMcipra@microassist.com0Re: [HM] Language of Discovery
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Ralph A. Raimi wrote (partly):

> I know lots of other equations, simpler ones for that matter, > that]]>Feb 26, 2001 12:38:04 PMFeb 26, 2001 12:38:04 PMxpolakis@otenet.gr0Re: [HM] Language of Discovery
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On Sun, 25 Feb 2001, Gordon Fisher wrote:

> What are some examples of doubts about counting?

I]]>Feb 26, 2001 11:59:24 AMFeb 26, 2001 11:59:24 AMconway@math.Princeton.EDU1Re: [HM] Language of Discovery
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On Sun, 25 Feb 2001, Gordon Fisher wrote:

> I guess most mathematicians, in our current usages of the]]>Feb 26, 2001 10:31:43 AMFeb 26, 2001 10:31:43 AMconway@math.Princeton.EDU0Re: [HM] Language of Discovery
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On 23 Feb 2001, "Robert (Bob) E. Taylor" wrote:

<< ... when did men begin thinking in terms of Inventing mathematics]]>Feb 26, 2001 5:42:38 AMFeb 26, 2001 5:42:38 AMjlgarcia@fcu.um.es0