An Interview with mathematician and critical thinking expert cedric villani
In this interview, Helen Lee Bouygues speaks with mathematician Cedric Villani about critical thinking. They discuss the study of mathematics and ways in which it can promote better thinking. They also discuss issues around “fake news” and the role of science in politics.
When it comes to critical thinking, Villani is hopeful. “There have never been so many opportunities for projects and searching for solutions. …Taking this into account, using this as an advantage, to train our kids, our students, to solve many different problems is an enormous opportunity for critical thinking.”