A naïve literal understanding of religion can make it seem inconsistent with modern science—and sometimes even with ethics. A naïve understanding of mathematics and computing can make people view the use of algorithms as a main reason for many undesirable social phenomena. In this session, we argue that on a deeper level, mathematics, computing, ethics, and religion are not only in agreement, they can actually help each other.
Olga Kosheleva is co-chair of the Department of Teacher Education at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). Vladik Kreinovich is Professor of Computer Science at UTEP. They have collectively published more than 1500 research papers. One of their main research areas is representing and processing uncertainty.
Higher Meanings: Connecting Religion and Mathematics, a series in partnership with Temple Mount Sinai and the Scientists in Synagogues initiative of Sinai and Synapses. Join us for meaningful and engaging discussions examining links between Judaism and mathematics. No expertise needed to explore many angles in both realms