Are Numbers Real???

Or in other words… Do Numbers Exist?

If this video is anything to go by, my entire physics course could be a lie.

Well probably not, but the guys over at numberphile & the University of Nottingham Philosophy Department pose an interesting discussion into what numbers actually are (or could be), and how different schools of thought interpret them.

So are you a Platonist, a Nominalist, or a Fictionalist?

I don’t know which group I fall into, since my views on numbers are a mixture of the 3 groups. So watch the video to find if you agree with any of the views.


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