FOM: Objectivity of logical/mathematical truth? wtait at
Sat Dec 20 19:31:38 EST 1997

Julio Gonzalez Cabillon wrote

>Now, if one believes that mathematics is "socially constructed" (as I do
>  believe at times), how can we explain Wigner's dilemma of "unreasonable
>  effectiveness of mathematics in the natural sciences."

Why not an answer in the direction of "Otherwise creatures such as we 
would not have evolved"? ("Why does language work?" seems to me to be a 
question of the same kind.)  But please don't challenge me to fill in the 

Bill Tait 

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