Mathematics
Philosophy Fridays

#### Why the ‘Unreasonable Effectiveness’ of Mathematics?

- Frank
- January 22, 2021
- American Mathematical Society
- closer to truth
- cosmology
- Education
- Eugene Wigner
- evolution of the universe
- Institute for Advanced Study
- life's big questions
- Lost In Math
- Math
- mathematical physics
- Mathematics
- Mathematics and Philosophy
- Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month
- philosophy of mathematics
- quantum gravity
- Quantum Physics
- robert lawrence kuhn
- Sabine Hossenfelder
- search for purpose
- Unreasonable Effectiveness
- Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics

What is it about mathematics that it can describe so accurately the world around us? In this talk that straddles the border of hard science and philosophy, Sabine Hossenfelder explains. From quantum physics, the very smallest features and forces of the foundations of matter and energy, to cosmology, the very largest structures and forces of […]

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Mathematics

#### Is Mathematics Invented or Discovered?

- Frank
- July 20, 2020
- closer to truth
- closer to truth interview
- deepest questions
- ideas of existence
- is mathematics discovered
- is mathematics invented
- Is Mathematics Invented or Discovered
- life's big questions
- Mathematics
- mathematics awareness month
- origin of mathematics
- pbs science show
- philosophy of mathematics
- robert lawrence kuhn
- roger penrose
- search for purpose
- stem education channel
- ultimate reality of the universe
- vital ideas
- what is mathematics

Mathematics describes the real world of atoms and acorns, stars and stairs, with remarkable precision. Is mathematics invented by humans just like chisels and hammers and pieces of music? Or is mathematics discovered—always out there, somewhere, like mysterious islands waiting to be found?

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