Chetan Prakash presents the idea of mathematics as a way of investigating reality, and how we have evolved to perceive it. He describes the creative process that discovers new mathematics, and speaks of the fact that it gets used by physicists and works as a mystery, and evidence that mathematics is a deep and fundamental part of the nature of mind itself.
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