On 20 May 2012, at 19:03, Stephen P. King wrote:

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On 5/20/2012 9:39 AM, Evgenii Rudnyi wrote:Stephen,I have a more general question. I am not a mathematician and I donot quite understand the relationship between mathematics and theworld that surround me.Dear Evgenii,I am just a person with insatiable curiosity and the strangeability/curse of dyslexia. I consider myself a student ofphilosophy. I think of mathematics as a more precise form oflanguage and that it is, like all other languages, a representationof experience in the collective sense. Some people believe thatthere is a one-to-one and onto relationship between mathematics andthe totality of what exists. I do not have sufficient informationfor form an opinion yet.

Nor me. But with comp, we know that there are no such correspondence.

`Now, using axiomatic, or semi-axiomatic, like mathematicians, in any`

`field, makes possible to progress, even when disagreeing on the`

`interpretations on the terms.`

It seems to me that your writing implies that there is the intimateconnections between mathematics and the Universe.Well, our ability to understand representations, mathematical orpurely linguistic, argues strongly for some kind of intimaterelationship between representations and the Universe (which is tome a word representing the totality of what exists).

OK.

Could you please express your viewpoint in more detail on whyfindings in mathematics could influence our understanding of theworld? From a viewpoint of a not-mathematician this looks a bitlike a numerology.We use mathematics to reason and argue about the world becausethat is all we have. We cannot communicate with each other withoutthe ability to represent.

And the ability to point, too. Bruno

These are good questions!Evgenii-- Onward! Stephen "Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed." ~ Francis Bacon --You received this message because you are subscribed to the GoogleGroups "Everything List" group.To post to this group, send email to everything-list@googlegroups.com.To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com.For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en.

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