TITLE

Is Mathematics "Out There"?

AUTHOR(S)
Gardner, Martin
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter2001, Vol. 23 Issue 1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Argues against the view of Reuben Hersh that mathematics is a cultural artifact, unrelated to any sort of truth or domain. Comments on mathematical myths discussed in the March 1998 issue of 'Eureka'; Assertion on the discovery of mathematics as an abstract reality.
ACCESSION #
4820062

 

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