FOM: NATURE of maths

Julio Gonzalez Cabillon jgc at
Sat Mar 14 20:33:48 EST 1998

Dear Professor Charles Silver,

At 07:50 AM 14/03/1998 -0500, you wrote:
| ... I think another way our discussion could be made more profitable
| would be for you [referring to Hersh, JGC] to acknowledge that the
| sociology of mathematical agreement is insufficient to determine what
| mathematics is, really.

So as to make the discussion profitable, and personally to fully grasp
your objections and viewpoints, I would be very pleased and most grateful
to listen to (read) in a few words your own opinions/thoughts about the
NATURE of mathematics -- necessary and sufficient conditions of mathematics.

Thanks again.

           Julio GC

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