# Revisiting the 'unreasonable effectiveness' of mathematics

@inproceedings{Sarukkai2005RevisitingT, title={Revisiting the 'unreasonable effectiveness' of mathematics}, author={Sundar Sarukkai}, year={2005} }

- Published 2005

Although the phrase 'unreasonable effectiveness' of mathematics is widely used, it is not clear what it means. To understand this phrase critically, we first need to understand the meaning of mathematics and what it means
to use it in the sciences. This paper begins by considering
the different views on the nature of mathematics,the diversity of which points to the difficulty in
understanding what mathematics really is, a difficulty
which adds to the mysteriousness of the applicability
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