Is Mathematics Unreasonably Effective?


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Daniel Waxman
Lingnan University
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ABSTRACTMany mathematicians, physicists, and philosophers have suggested that the fact that mathematics—an a priori discipline informed substantially by aesthetic considerations—can be applied to n...
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DOI 10.1080/00048402.2020.1724164
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