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Is mathematical truth empirical?

See Quine's Naturalism: according to Quine, the ontological questions are decided on pragmatic grounds, whose standards do not differ from the evidential rules of science itself. In a nutshell, for ...
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Is mathematical truth empirical?

Wikipedia says: Empirical evidence for a proposition is evidence, i.e. what supports or counters this proposition, that is constituted by or accessible to sense experience or experimental procedure. ....
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Is mathematical truth empirical?

"Empirically true" might mean that something may or may not be always true but the current observations show it to be true. "Mathematically true" is something that can be proven to ...
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Is mathematical truth empirical?

No. To complement Jo Wehler's good answer, a mathematical truth is not empirical, it is purely logical. This is because in principle, a brain in a jar with no sensory information about the outside ...
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Is mathematical truth empirical?

Yes. Mathematical laws are empirical, if we consider a universe not just a set of physical laws but a flow of qualia. In all conceivable universes governed by physical laws mathematical laws also work....
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Is mathematical truth empirical?

Most mathematicians are dead mathematicians — at least the ones over 100 years old!! Now this is strange because most mathematicians also believe that they have discovered math truths. That is they ...
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Is mathematical truth empirical?

We can say that there are many questions whose answers coincide with the answers of mathematics, that are empirical. By an "empirical question," I mean a question that can be answered by ...
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Is mathematical truth empirical?

Mathematics is not empirical: A mathematical proof is independent from any experience. It only relies on the correct application of the usual or a refined logic. To check new and original ideas on a ...
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