New Research Project: Logical normativity and logical reasoning in AI systems

Natasha Alechina, Colin Caret, and yours truly recently initiated a collaborative research project on logical normativity and logical reasoning in (logic-based) AI systems. We’re happy to have received a small grant of the focus area “Human-centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI)” here at Utrecht University, which we initially planned to use for a kick-off workshop in Utrecht. … Continue reading New Research Project: Logical normativity and logical reasoning in AI systems

Seed Money Grant Awarded

Daniel Cohnitz, Tobias Stark, and I received a grant to organize a workshop on "The social epistemology of the spread of conspiracy theories about and among migrants". Earlier this year, we already spent a super interesting week in Sydney working on conspiracy theories with some colleagues at USyd, so we are really happy to be … Continue reading Seed Money Grant Awarded

Paper published in “Philosophical Studies”

My paper "Disagreement about logic from a pluralist perspective" has just been published in Philosophical Studies. In the paper, I argue that it is hard, if not impossible, to formulate an interesting version of logical pluralism when relying on a semantic implementation of the intuitive notion of rivalry between logics. In particular, I focus on … Continue reading Paper published in “Philosophical Studies”

New Job at Utrecht University

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I recently accepted a position as Assistant Professor at the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Utrecht University. As of November, I will be a part of the Theoretical Philosophy Group and I am looking forward to working with a great bunch of philosophers. It looks like there will be many interesting things happening … Continue reading New Job at Utrecht University

Paper published in “The Philosophical Quarterly”

Exciting news: The Philosophical Quarterly just published my paper on non-normative logical pluralism and the normativity objection! In the paper, I argue that recent attempts to save certain forms of logical pluralism from  the so-called normativity objection (aka the collapse argument) by claiming that logic is not normative are not successful. The paper is now … Continue reading Paper published in “The Philosophical Quarterly”

Book Review published in “Language”

I reviewed the collection of papers "The semantics and pragmatics of quotation" (2017, Springer) edited by Paul Saka and Michael Johnson for the journal Language. It's a nice volume that assembles some state-of-the-art research on quotation and quotation-like constructions. The issue (vol. 95, no. 2) containing the review has now been published. The .pdf is … Continue reading Book Review published in “Language”

Special Issue on “Semantic Variability”

Alexander Dinges, Julia Zakkou, and myself are editing a special issue on semantic variability to appear in Inquiry. I post the call for papers below. Please feel free to share. If you know anyone working on these issues, please do encourage them to submit their papers. Call for Papers – Special Issue on “Semantic Variability” … Continue reading Special Issue on “Semantic Variability”