On the Beauty of Sex and the Truth of Mathematics

Marchetti C (1983). On the Beauty of Sex and the Truth of Mathematics. IIASA Professional Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: PP-83-002

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Abstract

Naive questions often call for sophisticated answers. Why flowers are beautiful always puzzled me. With the "why" I intend the philosophical "quia," the deep cause or connection. Not the "propter hoc," i.e. the actual contrivances through which that beauty is expressed.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Professional Paper)
Research Programs: System and Decision Sciences - Core (SDS)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 01:54
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2016 08:15
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/2386

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