Crimes against mathematical constants
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1777: Philosopher and author Jean-Jacques Rousseau warns that "the Enlightenment itself, built as it is on the certainties of mathematics and logic, now stands in peril from the generation of math criminals now coming of age."
Mathematician and crime-fighter Hilary Putnam publishes his landmark paper arguing that mathematics is not purely logical, but "quasi-empirical", and that we should beware the possibility of "quasi-empirical crimes".
Niles Cartouchian and Egon Rhodomunde Confront Gnotilus causes widespread debate about the role of private citizens in fighting crimes against mathematical constants.
Asclepius Myrmidon discovers unregistered halting problem, predicts new class of crimes against mathematical constants.
Outbreak of Geometrical frustration exposes new class of crimes against mathematical constants.
Researchers discover new vulnerabilities in Draft lottery scatterplot, warn that new math crimes are sure to follow.
Prisoner's dilemma matrix latest to condemn crimes against mathematical constants.
Time series diagram indicates rise in crimes against mathematical constants.
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