 What is Mathematics?,
a selection of answers from the Dr. Math archives.
 What is Mathematics?
 Please tell me the definition of maths.
 What is Math?
 Is math a science, an art, or some other anomaly?
 What is Math?
 Mathematics as the study of abstractions.
 Difference Between Math and Arithmetic
 Is there a difference between arithmetic and mathematics, and what is it?
 Science or Art?
 Is math a science or an art?
 Mathematics and Philosophy
 Is 2 + 3 really equal to 5?
 Philosophy of the Truths of Mathematics
 Do the truths of math hold in any conceivable world?
 Understanding Mathematics
 I feel compelled to ask questions like "how can we prove that?" and then
set out to prove it. Is there a name for the type of scrutiny I enjoy?
