Virtual Tertulia – David Wagner on Imre Lakatos
Imre Lakatos was a Hungarian philosopher of mathematics and science. David Wagner is a member of the Faculty of Education at the University of New Brunswick. David will explore Imre Lakatos’ life and contributions in relation to political resistance, modern math wars, and monsters (mathematical monsters).
What is a tertulia? A tertulia can be described as a literary and artistic social gathering or philosophy cafe where participants talk about ideas. Tertulias combine words, music, poetry, art and whatever else speakers want to share.