Chai and Why? The Nature of Truth

by Prof. Nitin Nitsure (TIFR)

Sunday, October 7, 2018 from to (Asia/Kolkata)
at Prithvi Theatre
20 Janki Kutir Juhu Church Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400049
Description What does truth mean? Can we define truth? What are the possible definitions? How can we get new truths from old? Why do logical arguments work?
All of us - mathematicians, scientists, lawyers and laypersons - are all the time concerned with the truth of various claims. But here we will take a step back, and examine the very notion of truth itself.
About the speaker: Prof. Nitin Nitsure, School of Mathematics, TIFR is an algebraic geometer, also interested in logic and the foundations of mathematics, as well as in mathematics education at the higher level.