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Dr Eugenia Cheng
Dr Eugenia Cheng talks about the key themes in her book The Art of Logic: How to Make Sense in a World that Doesn’t
Outtakes from Dr Eugenia Cheng talk:
- Pure mathematics is a framework for agreeing on things
- Pure maths is a framework for how to think
- Make progress rather than repeat things to make a better logical argument
- Logic validity doesn’t equal morally valid in analogies
- Interconnectedness is often erroneously simplified by blaming a single item as a cause
- Its easier to change actions, than it is to change feelings. Feelings just are
- Great feedback loops tied into obesity is fascinating
- Relationships between things – media affects thinking by shoehorning natural geometry into one or two dimensions
- Intelligence: reasonable – can be reasoned with, powerfully logical – not just using logic but using techniques to move an organisation further and being helpful: emotion
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