Featured Videos for the Week of July 28, 2014
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from PBS Idea Channel
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Mathematical Realism says that math has an objective existence independent of human knowledge and interpretation. (1:29)
Philosopher Alain Badiou called math a "rigorous aesthetic," as opposed to something that was objectively real. (3:08)
Mathematical realists believe that there are mathematical concepts in the universe that humans have yet to discover and understand. (4:50)