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Post-doc in Groningen: The Roots of Deduction

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Submitted by Richard Zach on Fri, 05/23/2014 - 11:47am

Within the VIDI project ‘The Roots of Deduction’ led by Catarina Dutilh Novaes, the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Groningen is advertising a 12-month post-doc position, to commence in January 2015 or shortly thereafter.

Given the broad scope of the project, candidates with a number of different backgrounds will be considered, as long as they have a keen interest in the general topic of deductive proofs in logic and mathematics. In particular, candidates may have the following areas of expertise:

  • Ancient logic
  • Ancient mathematics (Greek as well as other traditions)
  • Philosophical logic and philosophy of logic
  • Philosophy of mathematics and philosophy of mathematical practice (proofs in particular)
  • Dialogical logic and games in logic
  • Deductive and mathematical cognition (psychology/cognitive science)

More details here.