News and Events: Miscellaneous
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First doctoral students of the Joint Research Center in Logic graduate
On June 13, the first internationally co-educated students Malvin Gattinger and Shi Chenwei affiliated to the Tsinghua-Amsterdam Joint Research Center for Logic passed the Dutch traditional doctoral dissertation exam at the Aula of the University of Amsterdam Aula and received a Ph.D.For more information, see http://www.rwxy.tsinghua.edu.cn/publish/shss/1839/2018/20180620084542504811622/20180620084542504811622_.html.
ILLC MScLogic student Max van den Broek published `Alledaagse Paradoxen' (Dutch), a philosophy book for a wide audience. Max explains how philosophical paradoxes can be used to solve everyday problems, like how to get out of bed earlier, quit smoking, get more out of your life or find true love. It is available in book stores now.For more information, see https://www.bol.com/nl/p/praktische-paradoxen/9200000087974352/ or contact Max van den Broek at vdbroekmax at gmail.com.
Jin Yuelin Visiting Chair Ceremony at Tsinghua University
On April 23, Tsinghua University held a ceremony for the appointment of Jin Yuelin's Visiting Chair of Logic. Jin Yuelin’s Visiting Chair of Logic is the first visiting chair established by the department of philosophy of Tsinghua University. Chen Xu, party secretary of Tsinghua University, personally issued certificates to Johan van Benthem, Jeremy Seligman, Martin Stokhof and Dag Westerstahl, who will hold the Jin Yuelin Visiting Chair for the years to come.For more information, see http://news.tsinghua.edu.cn/publish/thunews/10303/2018/20180426182310512253751/20180426182310512253751_.html.
Johan van Benthem interviewed in podcast at Philosophy Department of Lund University
Johan van Benthem was interviewed on the dynamics of logic, in a podcast at the Philosophy Department of Lund University.For more information, see https://soundcloud.com/user-37204585/11-johan-van-benthem-on-the.