Walter Dean – On Consistency and Existence in Mathematics

Event Date: 15 June 2020
Virtual [ZOOM] University of London
Malet St
London WC1E 7HU

The Aristotelian Society presents:

Dr Walter Dean (Warwick) – On Consistency and Existence in Mathematics

Walter Dean works in philosophy of mathematics and mathematical and philosophical logic. He also has interests in theoretical computer science and the history and philosophy of computation. He is currently working on applications of Reverse Mathematics and computational complexity theory within philosophy and on the historical and foundational significance of Gödel’s completeness theorem. He is currently Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Warwick where he convenes the Mathematics and Philosophy degree. Before coming to Warwick, he was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Paris 7, following a PhD in Computer Science at the City University of New York Graduate Center and a PhD in Philosophy from Rutgers.


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