Unreasonable ineffectiveness of mathematics  

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The unreasonable ineffectiveness of mathematics is a catchphrase, alluding to the article by physicist Eugene Wigner, "The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in the Natural Sciences". This catchphrase is meant to suggest that mathematical analysis has not proved as valuable in other fields as it has in physics.

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