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Mathematics is an empirical science

Posted by: Gary Ernest Davis on: May 2, 2011

Many people – including some of my colleagues – like to argue that mathematics is an art, not a science, and that even if it is a science then it’s not like physics, chemistry or biology because it’s a deductive, not an empirical, science. In the five videos below Doron Zeilberger argues a contrary point […]