Quote By Edward Nelson

I've been reading stuff by and about the Princeton Mathematics professor Edward Nelson lately. And I'll be reading more when I get the time. Here's a beautiful quote by prof. Nelson:
Perhaps infinity is not far off in space or time or thought; perhaps it is while engaged in ordinary activity - writing a page, getting a child ready for school, talking with someone, teaching a class, making love - that we are immersed in infinity.

The reason why I've been reading Nelson is that I've been thinking about my own philosophical standpoint with respect to mathematics lately. Nelson is pretty radical but I find his opinions interesting. I will have more to write about that soon (I hope).

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