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Has there been debate between relationship of philosophy of mathematics and physics?

In very ancient times one could argue intuitionism was predominant. Physics was more of a tool for craftsmen, building, and navigation. In these senses it was less about discovery and more about ...
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The abstraction of mathematics from physics

You are right, this happened in ancient Greece, and is credited to Thales and Pythagoras. Unfortunately, too little of their early work survived (nothing written by Thales or Pythagoras). The main ...
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