David Hilbert, (January 23, 1862 – February 14, 1943) was a German mathematician. He is recognized as...

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Change over time. This tattoo uses mathematical symbols to describe what I study—change over time—as a historian of mathematics. As a bonus, it’s also a pretty good approximation of my life philosophy.

The three laws of motion were first compiled by Isaac Newton in his Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica (Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy), first published in 1687. Newton used them to explain and investigate the motion of many physical objects and systems. #Glogster #NewtonsLaws

pensandmachine:Lecture summaries - Fifth week (in progress)Philosophy of Mathematics (John Stuart Mill)

Ludwig Wittgenstein(1889-1951) an Austrian-British philosopher who worked primarily in logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of language. From 1929 to 1947, Wittgenstein taught at the University of Cambridge. During his lifetime he published just one slim book, the 75-page Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (1921), one article, one book review and a children's dictionary. His voluminous manuscripts were edited and published posthumously. Philosoph

“The limits of my language are the limits of my mind. All I know is what I have words for.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations, 1953

ball, cube and cylinder. – A mathematical object is an abstract object arising in philosophy of mathematics and mathematics itself. Commonly encountered mathematical objects include numbers, permutations, partitions, matrices, sets, functions, and relations. Geometry as a branch of mathematics has such objects as hexagons, points, lines, triangles, circles, spheres, polyhedra, ... Another branch – algebra – has groups, rings, fields, group-theoretic lattices, and order-theoretic lattices.

Pythagoras was said to have been the first man to call himself a philosopher; in…

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