Why Math Might Be Complete BS | Answers With Joe

Why Math Might Be Complete BS | Answers With Joe

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Mathematics is the backbone of all sciences, no theories or hypotheses are proven unless there is math to back it up. But there are many who believe that math isn't real. In today's video, we'll break down the arguments.

From the Mathematical Physicalists to the Platonists to the Mathematical Fictionalists, we look at all the theories behind whether numbers actually exist, and what they mean.


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LINKS LINKS LINKS:

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/fictionalism-mathematics/

Numberphile - Do Numbers Exist?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EGDCh75SpQ

PBS Idea Channel
https://youtu.be/TbNymweHW4E

From TED-Ed
https://youtu.be/X_xR5Kes4Rs