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.