FOM: NY Times today

Martin Davis martind at
Tue Feb 10 13:35:41 EST 1998

Today's Times has a long article on topics much discussed on fom. Quotes
from Hersh, Chaitin and (here in Berkeley) Lakoff and Nunez.

>From my point of view the article fails to distinguish between the manner in
which mathematical truths are obtained in the first place and their status
once obtained. I plan to write the Times and (if Steve permits) will post my
letter to fom.


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