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"The propositions of mathematics work like this: we believe them first, and only later do we try to prove them."

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3. The attempt at a solution

I read it in some philosophy book but I'm not sure if it's true because I thought the propositions were not believed nor disbelieved until they were proven.

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# Homework Help: Is this statement true about mathematical propositions?

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