@inproceedings{Knuth2015TheDR, title={The Deeper Roles of Mathematics in Physical Laws}, author={Kevin H. Knuth}, year={2015} }

- Published 2015

Many have wondered how mathematics, which appears to be the result of both human creativity and human discovery, can possibly exhibit the degree of success and seemingly-universal applicability to quantifying the physical world as exemplified by the laws of physics. In this essay, I claim that much of the utility of mathematics arises from our choice of… CONTINUE READING