Monthly Archives: February 2013

Simplicity: Ideals of Practice in Mathematics & the Arts

An upcoming program dealing with the notion of Simplicity across different discipline domains, including philosophy, mathematics, art history, and art.  To be held at CUNY in New York, April 3-5, 2013.  Simplicity. Looks exciting! Advertisements

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BBC News – Brain and beauty: What makes us fall in love with art?

What I would like to know is how the brain responds to beauty in mathematics. Is it similar to how the brain responds to visual art? Here is a short clip from an interview with Nobel Prize winning neuropsychiatrist, Eric … Continue reading

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Mathematical beauty: three different lists

Something that is quite curious to me is how and why people construct lists of the ‘most beautiful’ theorems or equations or pieces of mathematics. I don’t know, maybe it is quite natural to have a sort of ranking, or … Continue reading

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Maths-Art Seminars at the London Knowledge Lab

A seminar series, run in central London, that connects math and art.  Below is a description of the purpose of the seminar, from the website: “We propose these seminars as explorations of the connections between “mathematics” and “art”, where both … Continue reading

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“Art & Mathematics: from the aesthetics of Art to the logic of Mathematics” – GTP Headlines

This exhibit, in Greece, will be on display until 31 May 2013. “Art & Mathematics: from the aesthetics of Art to the logic of Mathematics” – GTP Headlines. From the website:  “the founders of the museum, Paul and Belinda Firos, … Continue reading

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