## Mathematics

**Mathematics** (from Greek μάθημα *máthēma*, "knowledge, study, learning") is the abstract study of topics encompassing quantity, structure, space, change, and other properties; it has no generally accepted definition.

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**Mathematics**As Science

... Gauss referred to

**mathematics**as "the Queen of the Sciences" ... Of course,

**mathematics**is in this sense a field of knowledge ... Of course, the role of empirical experimentation and observation is negligible in

**mathematics**, compared to natural sciences such as psychology, biology, or physics ...

**Mathematics**- Foundational Crisis - Philosophical Views - Logicism

... Logicism is one of the schools of thought in the philosophy of

**mathematics**, putting forth the theory that

**mathematics**is an extension of logic and therefore some or all ...

... Toeplitz's father and grandfather were

**mathematics**teachers ... Toeplitz studied

**mathematics**in the University of Breslau and was awarded a doctorate in algebraic geometry in 1905 ...

**Mathematics**faculty included David Hilbert, Felix Klein, and Hermann Minkowski ...

... He graduated from technical

**mathematics**at the Department of

**mathematics**and physics of then Faculty for natural sciences and technology (FNT) of the University of ... He taught and solved problems from many fields the usage of

**mathematics**in natural and social sciences, statistics, mechanics, classical applied

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### Famous quotes containing the word mathematics:

“I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study *mathematics* and philosophy.”

—John Adams (1735–1826)

“The three main medieval points of view regarding universals are designated by historians as realism, conceptualism, and nominalism. Essentially these same three doctrines reappear in twentieth-century surveys of the philosophy of *mathematics* under the new names logicism, intuitionism, and formalism.”

—Willard Van Orman Quine (b. 1908)

“... though *mathematics* may teach a man how to build a bridge, it is what the Scotch Universities call the humanities, that teach him to be civil and sweet-tempered.”

—Amelia E. Barr (1831–1919)