[FOM] Foundational Crisis?

Jon Awbrey jawbrey at att.net
Fri Aug 22 06:28:23 EDT 2014

Shock and surprise are relative to a prior state of belief.  The belief that mathematics reduces to logic, and that of a purely deductive sort from given axioms, seems to be a fairly recent notion and never universally shared.  All of which brings us back to the question of locating mathematical inquiry in relation to inquiry in general.


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