Topic: structure

The structures with which mathematics deals are more like lace, the leaves of trees and the play of the light and shadow on a human face than they are like buildings and machines, the least of their representatives.

TOPICS: structure, nature, philosophy

Mathematicians study structure independent of context, and their science is a voyage of exploration through all the kinds of structure and order which the human mind is capable of discerning.

TOPICS: structure, mathematicians