facts as relationships between entities
philosophy of mathematics
Mathematicians do not study objects, but the relations between objects; to them it is a matter of indifference if these objects are replaced by others, provided that the relations do not change. Matter does not engage their attention, they are interested by form alone.
Published before 1923
Topic: facts as relationships between entities (22 items)
Group: philosophy of mathematics (11 topics, 330 quotes)