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Narrative and Proof: Two Sides of the Same Equation?

Narrative and Proof: Two Sides of the Same Equation?
live-stream from Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities
Time: Jan 20th, 12:00 pm End: Nov 30th, 12:00 am
Interest Categories: Science/Technology, Humanities, History & Philosophy of Science & Technology (FAS), English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English (FAS), Critical Theory, Comparative Literature (FAS)
Live-stream featuring Marcus du Sautoy, Ben Okri, Roger Penrose, Laura Marcus

One of the UK's leading scientists, Marcus du Sautoy, will argue that mathematical proofs are not just number-based, but also a form of narrative. In an unusually multidisciplinary panel, he will be joined by poet and novelist Ben Okri, mathematician Roger Penrose, and literary scholar Laura Marcus, to consider how narrative underpins and nurtures the respective disciplines.

http://new.livestream.com/oxuni/narrativeandproof

 

Website:  for more information

www.torch.ox.ac.uk/narrativeandproof


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