A group of researchers in philosophy, psychology and mathematics are requesting the assistance of the mathematical community by participating in a survey about mathematicians’ philosophical intuitions.

The survey is available here: http://goo.gl/Gu5S4E.

For the purposes of this survey, a mathematician is someone who holds an advanced academic degree in mathematics, teaches mathematics on a college or university level, uses advanced mathematics in the course of their work, or has published mathematical work in scholarly venues.

Any name, website, anything i can google to get info about this group of researchers?

thank you

For enquires, you might contact Mark Zelcer.

thank you

Too long and boring. I gave up after half the questions (most of which are not well-posed).

My qualifications are apparently the point of well ordering exclusivity at this request for insight, so I will say I sort of passed the mathematical bar by being able to apply simple recursive function theory to the Binomial Theorem thus deriving the compact isomorphism to Fermat’s Last Theorem–or the way it should be taught and understood for any tool worthiness.

I don’t think personal information is any less the sore point of internet expansion, so bearing that in mind, an open university approach would be the whole idea at any rate. Pedigrees aside, they are frequently brought to bear against the public’s intellectual freedom.

When we speak to the idea of mathematical intuition we are reaching in to the depths of human cognition. When I say there is some property which exhausts a set’s possibilities, namely our relying upon it as a source for renewal in application to some other ordering, we have the common understanding akin to our natural resources like water, energy and food.

Metacognitive analysis will also view philosophical discourse with some skepticism, that there is more going on here than just the appreciation of number and symbol, that the whole enterprise is a complex sociological phenomenon of place putting, that math is a contest or even a contention between the stubbornness of different cultures–say, England vs. France for example. Dan Brown sorts of avenues to explore human beings’ secret societies.

…if you really wanted any sample of intuition–there you have it.

Famous unsolved elementary problems would then appear understood enough by those who keep all knowledge in a vault…as if…or who can disguise the premise of protecting our secrets by threatening civil liberties while they shake down retail establishments for everyone’s credit cards. That’s as far as their interest goes in possessing something all to themselves. The hero of the story skates freely to Moscow when it is a titanic bamboozling of epic proportions.

When we do decide thus far and no further, perhaps we would proviso a reasonably intuitive balance between security as opposed to feudal and spiraling doom we are stuck with now.

Fermat was a jurist you know. Yet for some reason the law of Proof Theory went thrown out in his famous last case. Any serious mathematician cannot delude themselves in a vacant, passive acceptance of something so ludicrous it merely puts on display decades of progress in European academic publishing far off and beyond the point of learning anything.

So obfuscation now, and artificial pedantry. Obscurantism. You needn’t waste time for long on ‘intuition’.

I see your cult refuses any criticism.

Then you pretend to back out of censoring my input until I supply you with my browsing information, as just happened.

It’s been a long time waiting to gather the “approval” you still pretend is waiting. You don’t plain “get” how bad you look-as I directly illustrated.

The list to which we can now add. a pure nitwit’s venal self fascination in guile, as if they knew what it was for or how to demonstrate it.

Hi Piltdown,

I didn’t see your comments, due an issue with notifications (related to a new service I use, called Unroll.me). I have now approved your comment.

I’m embarrassed. I guess the spirit moves us..

Thanks.

Pretty long but decent questions

Like: what is an integer’s difference with the touted 1988 proof out of Japan if we’re splitting numerical analysis search exhaustions to split hairs in the first place?

Max Planck Institute kind of double-standard there…

…I suppose mathematicians might worry about…

Happy Holidays to all you folks.

Thanks for noticing some room for doubt..

…and it is a 5CT too by the way. But that’s another rant.

Perhaps some other time…

Happy New Year 2015

It’s interesting how different elementary problems meld together.

For example …Twin Primes and …uhm…Goldbach’s Conjecture…

I’m sorry people can’t have the right attitude.

Why can’t we free our minds or have a place of exchanging ideas like The Freedom to Associate?