Section of Letter to Gilbert Murray, April 3, 1902 - Bertrand Russel

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It seems to me now that mathematics is capable of an artistic excellence as great as that of any music, perhaps greater; not because the pleasure it gives (although very pure) is comparable, either in intensity or in the number of people who feel it, to that of music, but because it gives in absolute perfection that combination, characteristic of great art, of godlike freedom, with the sense of inevitable destiny...

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kumagai 2 years, 2 months ago
Math nerd poetry
weiahe 2 years, 3 months ago
Mathematics is the purest of all arts, as Paul Lockhart has said many times

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