 About 2,790 results  books.google.com David Darling  2004  383 pages Thus mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what
we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true. —Bertrand Russell
The science of patterns, real or imagined; mathematics comes from the Greek ... 

 books.google.com James Roy Newman  2000  768 pages Thus mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what
we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true. —BEImzANn
RUssEI.1. 1 The Nature of Mathematics By PHILIP E. B. JOURDAIN CONTENTS
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We are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true. People who have
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we are talking about nor whether what we are saying is true. (Newman, 1956, p.
4) After reading the three definitions of mathematics, are you comfortable with ... 

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we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true.”——Bertrand
Russell. ~ Finally, you may also wish to look over the comments of others on this
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constitute mathematics. Thus mathematics may be defined as the subject in
which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying
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consider it true unless we run into an insufficiency/unresolvable problem/paradox
; then we create/invent a new approach. ... This is why Ludwig Wittgenstein, one
of the greatest logicians of the previous century, says that “[t]he propositions of
logic are tautologies ... described it best: “Thus mathematics may be defined as
the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what
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