What are mathematics?

  • (noun): A science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement.
    Synonyms: math, maths

Mathematics

Mathematics (from Greek μάθημα máthēma, "knowledge, study, learning") is the abstract study of topics encompassing quantity, structure, space, change, and other properties; it has no generally accepted definition.

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Athanasius Kircher - Life
... At Heiligenstadt, he taught mathematics, Hebrew and Syriac, and produced a show of fireworks and moving scenery for the visiting Elector Archbishop of Mainz, showing early evidence of his interest in ... joined the priesthood in 1628 and became professor of ethics and mathematics at the University of Würzburg, where he also taught Hebrew and Syriac ... himself in the city for the rest of his life, and from 1638, he taught mathematics, physics and oriental languages at the Collegio Romano for several years ...
Egon Zakrajšek
... He graduated from technical mathematics at the Department of mathematics and physics of then Faculty for natural sciences and technology (FNT) of the University of Ljubljana ... He taught and solved problems from many fields the usage of mathematics in natural and social sciences, statistics, mechanics, classical applied mathematics ...
Foundations Of Mathematics - Foundational Crisis - Philosophical Views - Logicism
... schools of thought in the philosophy of mathematics, putting forth the theory that mathematics is an extension of logic and therefore some or all ...
Mathematics As Science
... Gauss referred to mathematics as "the Queen of the Sciences" ... Of course, mathematics is in this sense a field of knowledge ... the role of empirical experimentation and observation is negligible in mathematics, compared to natural sciences such as psychology, biology, or ...
Otto Toeplitz - Life and Work
... Toeplitz's father and grandfather were mathematics teachers ... Toeplitz studied mathematics in the University of Breslau and was awarded a doctorate in algebraic geometry in 1905 ... Mathematics faculty included David Hilbert, Felix Klein, and Hermann Minkowski ...