Jean-Pierre Changeux, Alain Connes

Food for Thought Publication date : April 1, 2000

An intellectual event: a brilliant neurologist, J.-P. Changeux, converses with one of the best mathematicians of our time, A. Connes. Are mathematical objects real? Can mathematics be considered a universal language? Does science lead to a kind of ethics? Can morality rest on natural foundations, a set of universal principles which can be compared to mathematical principles?