Eugenia Cheng is Honorary Fellow in pure mathematics at the University of Sheffield and Scientist in Residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She was educated at the University of Cambridge and did post-doctoral work at the Universities of Cambridge, Chicago and Nice. Since 2007 her YouTube lectures and videos have been viewed over a million times. A concert pianist, she also speaks French, English and Cantonese, and her mission in life is to rid the world of maths phobia. She is the author of The Art of Logic, How to Bake Pi and Beyond Infinity (all published by Profile Books), the last of which was shortlisted for the 2017 Royal Society Science Book Prize.
Praise for The Art of Logic: 'Mind-expanding ... a meaningful contribution to creating a better society as well as happier conversations and relationships * Guardian * With humour, grace, and a natural gift for making explanations seem fun, Eugenia Cheng has done it again. You'll think more clearly after reading this book -- Daniel Levitin, bestselling author of The Organised Mind & A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics A perceptive analysis of logic and its limitations ... Cheng is successful not only in helping readers think more clearly, but in helping them understand why others sometimes appear to be illogical * Times Higher Education * Radical and liberating * Emerald Street *