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Feb
9
comment Doing maths without background knowledge
While I appreciate the votes, should it not be CW?
Feb
9
comment Doing maths without background knowledge
If we agree that mathematics cannot be derived from "reason alone", then doesn't the science of it becomes experimental or "quasi-empiricism" which of course harks back to this age-old debate
Feb
9
comment Doing maths without background knowledge
And so did Pascal before his religious leanings. But problem with this traditionalist approach is that whatever theory or work one builds upon previous foundations overlooks that the foundation may be faulty to begin with.
Feb
9
asked Doing maths without background knowledge
Feb
9
comment Books about the Riemann Hypothesis
This bibliography list may help, albeit may contain overlaps.
Feb
8
revised Church's Thesis
latex-ed post
Feb
8
suggested suggested edit on Church's Thesis
Feb
4
awarded  Custodian
Feb
4
reviewed Satisfactory Find the coordinates of a point on a circle
Feb
4
reviewed Excellent Uniformization Theorem for compact surface
Feb
4
reviewed Needs Improvement A question on complex numbers
Feb
4
reviewed Needs Improvement Logic about systems?
Jan
28
revised Hydra game and quantum superposition
fixed titled
Jan
28
comment Hydra game and quantum superposition
@AndresCaicedo I deleted the first part.
Jan
28
revised Hydra game and quantum superposition
deleted partial question per comment
Jan
28
comment Hydra game and quantum superposition
I am trying to understand the property of Goodstein function. I understand it's a total function, but does it make sense to be a choice function?
Jan
27
asked Hydra game and quantum superposition
Jan
27
revised Symmetric random walk with bounds
edited title
Jan
27
suggested suggested edit on Symmetric random walk with bounds
Jan
27
comment Mathematics understood through poems?
As I was going to St Ives or Rhind Mathematical Papyrus-Problem 79 deserves to a mention for archives.