Saunders Mac Lane Quote

Mathematics, springing from the soil of basic human experience with numbers and data and space and motion, builds up a far-flung architectural structure composed of theorems which reveal insights into the reasons behind appearances and of concepts which relate totally disparate concrete ideas.


Of Course and Courses, The American Mathematical Monthly, Volume 61, Number 3, March, 1954 (p. 152)

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Mathematics, springing from the soil of basic human experience with numbers and data and space and motion, builds up a far-flung architectural...

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Mathematics, springing from the soil of basic human experience with numbers and data and space and motion, builds up a far-flung architectural...

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Mathematics, springing from the soil of basic human experience with numbers and data and space and motion, builds up a far-flung architectural...

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Mathematics, springing from the soil of basic human experience with numbers and data and space and motion, builds up a far-flung architectural...