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“Many mathematicians feel that they don’t invent mathematical structures, they just discover them—that these mathematical structures exist independently of humans.” – Max Tegmark

Following on from my earlier post (Discovered Not Invented), here is a fascinating discussion between four mathematicians on the origins of mathematics.

It is very interesting that these discussions are happening at such a level, and apparently without any theological motive. Although mathematics existing independently of humans of course has huge theological implications.

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