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Mathematics and mysticism

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Abstract

Is there a world of mathematics above and beyond ordinary reality, as Plato proposed? Or is mathematics a cultural construct? In this short article we speculate on the place of mathematical reality from the perspective of the mystical cosmologies of the ancient traditions of meditation, psychedelics, and divination.

Abraham, R. (2015). Mathematics and Mysticism. Progress in biophysics and molecular biology. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pbiomolbio.2015.08.016
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