Is math/maths a science ?

Steve Alexander steve.alexander at nottingham.ac.uk
Mon Jan 12 15:28:20 EST 1998


Lehe wrote:
> 
> Is math/maths a science ?

Science may be defined as:
the acquisition of knowledge by experimentation.

Based on this, the majority of pure maths is probably not a science, but 
it depends largely on your definition of what an experiment is.

HTH
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