### How is Mathematics Truth and Beauty? (Part 1)

Why do mathematicians talk about “truth” and “beauty” in their creative work? How to define “truth” and “beauty” in a mathematical context? How do these differ from common usage of the same terms? How to distinguish between “truth” and “beauty”: can a mathematical formulation be true but not beautiful, or beautiful but not true? What’s to gain from viewing mathematics from the perspectives of truth and beauty?

## How is Mathematics Truth and Beauty? (Part 1)

## Discussion