Question about Consciousness, Mathematics - William Rapaport responds

Is there a role of mathematics in the development of human consciousness? Response from: William Rapaport In addition to Hofstadter's wonderful writings, you might also be interested in work done
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Is there a role of mathematics in the development of human consciousness? Response from: William Rapaport In addition to Hofstadter's wonderful writings, you might also be interested in work done on the relationships between mathematics and cognition (more generally than just consciousness). Take a look at these classics in that area:Rochel Gelman & C.R. Gallistel, The Child's Understanding of Number (Harvard University Press, 1986)George Lakoff & Rafael Nuñez, Where Mathematics Comes From: How the Embodied Mind Brings Mathematics into Being (Basic Books, 2001)Stanislaus Dehaene, The Number Sense: How the Mind Creates Mathematics (Oxford University Press, 2011)

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