# Category Archives: Philosophy of Mathematics

## How Natural Is The Natural Logarithm?

I want to show in this post that the natural logarithm is not natural – it is not a characteristic of objective nature. The natural logarithm pops up everywhere in science: biology, sociology, economics… and the list goes on. Every student of … Continue reading

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Tagged logarithm, logic, mathematics, natural, physics, statistics
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## Probability “0” Is Not Impossibility

LAST EDITED: July 20, 2019 “The dart that said zero” The probability that a dart will hit any specific point on a dartboard is zero because there are infinitely many points on the board. And yet if you throw a … Continue reading

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Tagged logic, mathematics, physics, Probability, statistics
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## Probability “1” Is Not Certainty

They sometimes say that if you try something very often then you will succeed. Say you play a game of dice and in every round there is a non-zero probability that you’ll win. As the number of rounds you play … Continue reading

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Tagged mathematics, physics, Probability, statistics
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