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To: Alamo-Girl
I’d love to hear any arguments for why mathematics should not be given a higher seat in our body of knowledge than science!

Mathematics asks different questions from those in the sciences. In turn, the various sciences ask different questions among themselves.

13 posted on 03/16/2005 8:14:08 AM PST by Doctor Stochastic (Vegetabilisch = chaotisch is der Charakter der Modernen. - Friedrich Schlegel)
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To: Doctor Stochastic; betty boop
Thank you for your reply!

Mathematics asks different questions from those in the sciences. In turn, the various sciences ask different questions among themselves.

Great insight! But do you see the mathematical structures as universals or merely a box of tools for the sciences?

14 posted on 03/16/2005 8:17:24 AM PST by Alamo-Girl
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