The reasonable effectiveness of mathematics in the natural sciences

@article{Harvey2011TheRE,
  title={The reasonable effectiveness of mathematics in the natural sciences},
  author={A. Harvey},
  journal={General Relativity and Gravitation},
  year={2011},
  volume={43},
  pages={3657-3664}
}
  • A. Harvey
  • Published 2011
  • Mathematics, Physics
  • General Relativity and Gravitation
Mathematics and its relation to the physical universe have been the topic of speculation since the days of Pythagoras. Several different views of the nature of mathematics have been considered: Realism—mathematics exists and is discovered; Logicism—all mathematics may be deduced through pure logic; Formalism—mathematics is just the manipulation of formulas and rules invented for the purpose; Intuitionism—mathematics comprises mental constructs governed by self evident rules. The debate among… Expand
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