The Origin of Mathematics

@inproceedings{Walicki1994TheOO,
  title={The Origin of Mathematics},
  author={Michal Walicki},
  year={1994}
}
In every science one finds a hard seed of reality and beautiful flowers of logical imagination. The former, the origin is rooted in our intuition and common experience. As the origin, it precedes any later development and lies beyond it. Differentiation of a culture is the process in which various areas of common experience are isolated and established as independent disciplines. A new branch of science emerges when some area of specific objects or problems becomes identified by abstracting… 
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