The Mathematical Intelligencer

, Volume 40, Issue 1, pp 14–17 | Cite as

Does 2 + 3 = 5? In Defence of a Near Absurdity

  • Mary Leng
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of YorkHeslingtonUK

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