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WAXMAN Daniel, Prof.

  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

  • 4 Scopus Citations
  • 1 Scopus h-Index
20162019
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Biography

Im a philosopher working mostly in the philosophy of mathematics, logic, and epistemology. I have wide additional interests in metaphysics, metaethics, normative ethics, and political philosophy. Im currently a Junior Research Fellow at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. I received my PhD in Philosophy from New York University in 2017, where I wrote my dissertation under the supervision of Crispin Wright, Hartry Field, and Cian Dorr. Before NYU, I studied Maths and Philosophy at Worcester College, Oxford. My current research focuses mostly on truth, consistency, and coherence. Im interested in making sense of pluralist views about mathematics, according to which (roughly) any consistent or coherent mathematical theory is true. For related reasons, I think a lot about theories of truth, formal and otherwise, and about the epistemology of consistency and coherence: how we might ever come to have justification or knowledge that our best theories have these properties (especially in light of limitative results like Gödels incompleteness theorems.)

Research interests

Philosophy of Logic and Mathematics, Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language, Ethics, Political Philosophy

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Projects 2018 2019

Research Output 2016 2019

  • 4 Scopus Citations
  • 1 Scopus h-Index
  • 3 Journal Article (refereed)

Supertasks and arithmetical truth

WARREN, J. & WAXMAN, D., 18 Feb 2019, In : Philosophical Studies.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Supertask
Thought
Philosophy of Physics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Deflationism, Arithmetic, and the Argument from Conservativeness

WAXMAN, D., Apr 2017, In : Mind. 126, 502, p. 429-463 35 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Deflationism
Deflationist
Logical Consequence
Categorical
Conception
1 Scopus Citations

A Metasemantic Challenge for Mathematical Determinacy

WARREN, J. & WAXMAN, D., 22 Nov 2016, In : Synthese.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

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mathematics
Sect
language
Mathematics