## Amir Alexander: On the Materiality of Mathematics 9

Mathematicians sense it too. The introduction of computers into mathematics has introduced a new materialist challenge into higher mathematics. Can a machine made of wires and silicon chips be allowed in the aetherial world of abstract mathematics? Are proofs accomplished by such material means legitimate? Is mathematics, the realm of pure unadulterated reason, compromised by the brute calculating power of these material beings?

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