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Mathematical metaphor

Last week, the book Fashionable Nonsense by Alan Sokal and Jean Bricmont emerged from its hiding place under the sofa. So I browsed a couple of chapters. In the book, the authors take various sociologists, literary theorists, psychoanalysts, and others, … Continue reading

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Homogeneous Cayley objects, 4

I started this sequence to give myself an incentive to prove an old conjecture of mine; and this time it worked. Yesterday I put a paper on the arXiv; it should appear in Monday’s mailing. Here is a preview of … Continue reading

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