“Our fixation with maths doesn’t add up” Simon Jenkins in The Guardian

Our fixation with maths doesn’t add up by Simon Jenkins in The Guardian

“Maths is merely an easy subject to measure, nationally and internationally. It thus facilitates the bureaucratic craving for targetry and control.”

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"The mathematician's patterns, like the painter's or the poet's, must be beautiful; the ideas, like the colours or the words, must fit together in a harmonious way. " G H Hardy, A Mathematician's Apology (London 1941).

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