[Serious Phil] phil of math.
peterdjones at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 12 08:04:56 CDT 2012
--- In Phil-Sci-Mind at yahoogroups.com, Eray Ozkural <Philscimind at ...> wrote:
> If a "theory of sets" didn't improve our intelligence, i.e. predictive
> power, it wouldn't have any use. And therefore it wouldn't be invented.
So historians have no intelligence?
> Platonists and Formalists are just pursuing pre-scientific conceptions of
> mathematics that aren't compatible with evolution.
What's pre scientific about formalism?
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