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Headlines MoL and PhD defenses
MoL and PhD defenses
29 April 2021, Master of Logic defense, Giovanni VarricchioneTitle: Complexity of Locally Fair Allocations on GraphsLocation: Online (closed session)Supervisor: Ronald de Haan
30 April 2021, PhD Defense, Cian Guilfoyle ChartierTitle: A Pragmatic Defense of Logical PluralismLocation: OnlinePromotor: Frank VeltmanCopromotor: Sonja Smets
The thesis characterises logic as a formal presentation of a guide to undertaking a rational practice, a guide which is itself constituted by epistemic norms and their consequences. There in general may be more than one "good" presentation, more than one "good" practice, and more than one way to conceive of the practice. This is a pragmatic conception of logical pluralism we call thoroughgoing logical pluralism. The thesis consists in a defence of thoroughgoing logical pluralism, and a case for how such a characterisation of logic is helpful in addressing problems in logical revision, semantic paradoxes, and the incommensurability of logical theories.For more information, see https://www.illc.uva.nl/Research/Publications/Dissertations/DS/#DS-2021-05 or contact Cian Guilfoyle Chartier at chartiec at tcd.ie.