#### Reuben Hersh

**Born:**December 9, 1927

**Died:**January 3, 2020

**(aged 92)**

**Bio:**Reuben Hersh was an American mathematician and academic, best known for his writings on the nature, practice, and social impact of mathematics. This work challenges and complements mainstream philosophy of mathematics.

**Known for:**

- The Mathematical Experience (1981)
- What is mathematics, really? (1997)

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