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Relevance of mathematics to other branches of science

Rajappa, S and Chatterji, Dipankar and Balakrishnan, V (2005) Relevance of mathematics to other branches of science. In: Current Science, 88 (7). p. 1021.

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I enjoyed going through the special section on Mathematics1. For obvious reasons I could especially empathize with the views expressed by Desiraju and Nanjundiah. What surprised me, however, was that none of the authors has even marginally referred to the view that ‘by giving so much emphasis on mathematics, science seems to be losing sight of the wider context of its vision’2. Perhaps this only reflects the extent of David Bohm’s fall from grace!

Item Type: Editorials/Short Communications
Publication: Current Science
Publisher: Indian academy of sciences
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Indian academy of sciences.
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Molecular Biophysics Unit
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2010 07:07
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:56
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/17295

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