The beauty of mathematics

“Why are numbers beautiful? It’s like asking why is Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony beautiful. If you don’t see why, someone can’t tell you. I know numbers are beautiful. If they aren’t beautiful, nothing is.” (Paul Erdős)

John Lennox shares his thoughts on the beauty of mathematics in a podcast for the Centre for Public Christianity featuring Cheryl Prager, a leading Australian mathematician, and Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury.

You can listen to it by following the link here.

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