19390 | Everything is subsumed under number, which is a metaphysical statics of the universe, revealing powers [Leibniz] |
12451 | Scientific laws largely rest on the results of counting and measuring [Brouwer] |
18118 | Brouwer regards the application of mathematics to the world as somehow 'wicked' [Brouwer, by Bostock] |
9897 | The application of a system of numbers is counting and measurement [Benacerraf] |
18066 | The old view is that mathematics is useful in the world because it describes the world [Kitcher] |
9621 | Mathematics represents the world through structurally similar models. [Brown,JR] |
9946 | Logicists say mathematics is applicable because it is totally general [George/Velleman] |
21649 | How can words be used for counting if they are objects? [Hofweber] |
20660 | At one level maths and nature are very similar, suggesting some deeper origin [Wolfram] |
19677 | What is mathematically conceivable is absolutely possible [Meillassoux] |
14246 | If mathematics purely concerned mathematical objects, there would be no applied mathematics [Oliver/Smiley] |