Tag Archives: Warren S. McCulloch

“What we’ve got here is (a) failure to communicate” • 6

Excerpt from Warren S. McCulloch, “What Is a Number, that a Man May Know It, and a Man, that He May Know a Number?” (1960) Please remember that we are not now concerned with the physics and chemistry, the anatomy … Continue reading

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What Is A Theorem That A Human May Prove It?

Re: Gil Kalai • Why Is Mathematics Possible? • Tim Gowers’ Take On The Matter Comment 1 To the extent that mathematics has to do with reasoning about possible existence, or inference from pure hypothesis, a line of thinking going … Continue reading

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