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Aesthetics and Mathematics: Connections Throughout History

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This chapter contains sections titled: Francis Hutcheson: the Beauty of Theorems, Aesthetical Criteria in Mathematical Research, Beauty Is Absolute?, Creativity and Mathematics: the Mathematical Unconscious, Theorems Are Not All Equally Beautiful, Rota'S Definition of Mathematical Beauty, Proofs and Theorems: Where Is Beauty?, Aesthetics Theories Are Impossible in Mathematics?, New Criteria for Aesthetics in Mathematics, Final Remarks, References