Curriculum Vitae

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Academic Employment

Lecturer, Haifa University, 2016--

Assistant Professor, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, LMU, 2015-2016.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Edelstein Center, Hebrew University, Fall 2015.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, LMU, 2013–2015. 

Teaching assistant, Hebrew University, 2005-2008, 2011. 

Research assistant, Hebrew University, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2009.

Math tutor, Hebrew University, 2003-2005. 

Education

Ph.D. Philosophy, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2009–2013. 

Supervisors: Oron Shagrir and Stewart Shapiro

Dissertation title: Logical Consequence: Between Formal and Natural Language

M.A. Philosophy, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2008 (magna cum laude). 

Supervisor: Oron Shagrir

Thesis title: Models and Logical Consequence

B.Sc. Mathematics and Philosophy, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2004 (magna cum laude).

 

2010 - present

Visiting Appointments

Erasmus+ Faculty Exchange, University of Salzburg, June-July 2018.

Anti-Exceptionalism About Logic Project, University of Bergen, October 2017.

Logic, Language and Cognition Center, The Hebrew University, Fall 2015.

Buenos Aires Logic Group, SADAF, March-April 2014.

Foundations of Logical Consequence Project, Arché, University of St Andrews, September, December 2009, September-December 2011, June 2012.

The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, LMU, April 2012. 

Philosophy Department, Ohio State University, September-November 2010.

2010 - present

Academic Honors, Grants and Awards

ISF Research Grant 1954/17 for the project Semantic Constraints: Developing the Theory and its Applications, 2017-2019 (c. 200,000 NIS).

The Yael Cohen Memorial Prize for excellency in philosophical research, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013 ($1,000).

Polonsky Fellowship for outstanding Ph.D. students in the Humanities, 2009-2013 ($80,000 plus tuition).

Hebrew University Fellowship for outstanding M.A. students in the Humanities, 2004-2006 (c. 40,000 NIS plus tuition).

S. Riviere, J. Ur and F. Kaufman memorial prizes for excellence in philosophical studies, 2004 (1,500 NIS).

Hebrew University Scholarship for outstanding B.Sc. students, 2001 (c. 10,000 NIS). Jerusalem Scholarship, 2001 (5,000 NIS).

Edited Volume

The Semantic Conception of Logic, edited by Gil Sagi and Jack Woods, forthcoming at Cambridge University Press. 

Contributors: Gila Sher, Mario Gómez-Torrente, Dennis Bonnay and Sebastian Speitel, Beau Madison Mount, Roy Cook, Johan van Benthem, Luca Incurvati and Salvatore Florio, Alexander Paseau and Owen Griffiths, Alexandra Zinke, Michael Glanzberg, Gennaro Chierchia, Márta Abrusán, Nicholas Asher and Tim Van de Cruys. 

Papers

Considerations on Logical Consequence and Natural Language, Dialectica, forthcoming.

Logic as a Methodological Discipline, Synthese, 2021, doi:10.1007/s11229-021-03223-3

Formalization, Semantic Constraints and Anthropocentrism, Iyyun: The Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly, special issue in memory of Mark Steiner,

                          2021 (in Hebrew).

Extensionality and Logicality, Synthese, 198:1095-1119, 2021.

Logic in Natural Language: Commitments and Constraints, Disputatio, 12(58):277-308, 2020.

Logicality and Meaning, The Review of Symbolic Logic, doi:10.1017/S1755020317000247.

Contextualism, Relativism and the Liar, Erkenntnis, 82(4):913-928, 2017.

The Modal and Epistemic Arguments Against the Invariance Criterion for Logical Terms, Journal of Philosophy, 112(3):159-167, March 2015.

Formality in Logic: From Logical Terms to Semantic Constraints, Logique et Analyse, 227:259-276, 2014.

Models and Logical Consequence, Journal of Philosophical Logic, 43:943-964, 2014.

Sher and Shapiro on Logical Terms, M. Peliš and V. Puncˇochárˇ (eds): The Logica Yearbook 2010, College Publications, London, 2011.

Encyclopedia Entry

Beall, Jc, Restall, Greg and Sagi, Gil, "Logical Consequence", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.),  URL = <https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/logical-consequence/>.

Talks and Presentations

TBA, FFIUM Conference, Paris, June 2022. 

Formalization: Normative and Descriptive Aspects, LLC Seminar, University of Turin, March 2021 (online).

Formalization: Normative and Descriptive Aspects, Jowett Society (Oxford), February 2021 (online).

Formalization and Anthropocentrism, World Logic Day (Konstanz), January 2021 (online).

Formalization, Commitments and Constraints, Online Logic Seminar, SIU, December 2020 (online).

Logic and Natural Language: Normative and Descriptive Aspects, CLLAM Seminar, Stockholm, October 2020 (online).

Logic as a Methodological Discipline, LGFP Seminar, London, September 2020 (online).

Logic in Natural Language: Commitments and Constraints, FSB Seminar, Bristol, May 2020 (online).

Logic in Natural Language: Commitments and Constraints, How Do Logics Explain? (Workshop), Bergen, October 2019.

Logic in Natural Language: Commitments and Constraints, Logic Colloquium, Prague, August 2019.

Logic in Natural Language: Commitments and Constraints, W8 on Philosophy of Logic, SADAF, Buenos Aires, August 2019.

Explicating Logical Consequence, Exceptionalist and Anti-Exceptionalist Perspectives of Logic, (Workshop), Edelstein Center, Jerusalem, June 2019.

Logic in Natural Language: Commitments and Constraints, The Phonological Conundrum - Aspects of Language Representation (Workshop), Edelstein Center, Jerusalem, June 2019.

Logicality and Natural Language, Anti-Exceptionalism and Pluralisms: from Logics to Mathematics Joint IUSS - Bergen - COGITO Conference, Pavia,               March 2019.

Logicality in Natural Language, Philosophy Seminar, Leeds, February 2019.

Logicality, Invariance and Semantic Constraints, Joint Mathematics and Philosophy Programme, Birmingham, February 2019.

Logicality and Semantic Theory, Logic Colloquium, Udine, July 2018. 

Logic and Natural Language, University of Vienna, June 2018.

Logic and Natural Language, Engineering Logical Concepts Workshop, Oslo, March 2018. 

Logic and Natural Language, University of Helsinki, November 2017. 

Logic and Natural Language, ConceptLab, University of Oslo, October 2017.

Some General Considerations on Logic and Natural Language, Making it (too?) Precise Workshop, Geneva, July 2017. 

Logicality, Meaning and Löwenheim Numbers, Alternative Logics and Natural Language Workshop, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, June 2017

Logic and Natural Language, Arché, University of St Andrews, May 2017.

Invariance Criteria: Terms and Constraints, History and Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic Seminar, Arché, University of St Andrews, May 2017.

Logic and Natural Language, Tel Hai College, December 2016.

Invariance Criteria: Terms and Constraints, Workshop on Logical Constants, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, October 2016.

Some General Considerations on Logic and Natural Language, Logic, Meaning and Language Workshop, Edelstein Center, Hebrew University,                      August 2016.

Invariance Criteria: Terms and Constraints, ASL Meeting, Storrs, May 2016.

Invariance Criteria: Terms and Constraints, LEM seminar, The Institute of Philosophy, London, May 2016.

Invariance Criteria: Terms and Constraints, LLCC seminar, Hebrew University, December 2015.

Logical Consequence: Terms and Constraints, Haifa University, November 2015.

Invariance Criteria: Terms and Constraints, Anti-Exceptionalism about Logic Workshop, Bergen, October 2015.

Logicality and Analyticity, WIP seminar, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, LMU, June 2015.

Logicality and Meaning, Second Birmingham-Nottingham Workshop in Philosophical Logic: Truth & Logical Consequence, Nottingham, June 2015.

Logicality and Analyticity, Discourse and Philosophy Colloquium, ILLC, Amsterdam, April 2015.

Extensionality and Logicality, GroLog Seminar, Groningen, April 2015.

What is a Fixed Term? Frankfurt Logic and Semantics Group, January 2015.

What is a Fixed Term? The Young Epistemology and Logic Workshop in Graz, November 2014.

What is a Fixed Term? Harvard Logic Seminar, September 2014.

What is a Fixed Term? The ERE 2014  Workshop (part of ECAP8 ), Bucharest, September 2014.

Formality in Logic: From Logical Terms to Semantic Constraints, Models in Formal Semantics and Pragmatics ESSLLI Workshop, Tübingen, August

             2014.

Extensionality and Logicality, Third Reasoning Club Conference, Kent, June 2014.

Contextualism, Relativism and the Liar, Philosophy Department at the University of Konstanz, June 2014. 

Extensionality and Logicality, Logica Symposium, Hejnice, June 2014.

Formality in Logic: From Logical Terms to Semantic Constraints, Logic Grammar and Meaning Conference, University of East Anglia, June 2014.

Contextualism, Relativism and the Liar, Third Workshop on Philosophy of Logic, Munich - Buenos Aires Logic Group, April 2014.

What is a Fixed Term? Buenos Aires Logic Group, SADAF, April 2014.

Formality in Logic: From Logical Terms to Semantic Constraints, Buenos Aires Logic Group, SADAF, March 2014.

Contextualism, Relativism and the Liar, The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, LMU, January 2014.

What is a Fixed Term? Invited talk for Meanings: Models and Proofs, a joint Munich - St Andrews workshop, October 2013.

Logical Consequence: Between Formal and Natural Language (3 lectures), Chevruta Program, Hebrew University, July 2012.

Formality in Logic: From Logical Terms to Semantic Constraints, FLC Conference, University of St Andrews, June 2012.

Formality in Logic: From Logical Terms to Semantic Constraints, The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, LMU, April 2012.

Formality in Logic: From Logical Terms to Semantic Constraints, Seminar of the project Foundations of Logical Consequence, Arché, University of

St Andrews, November 2011.

Optimism in Mathematics, Honors Program Graduate Conference, Hebrew University, May 2011.

Models and Logical Consequence, The Annual Conference of the Israeli Philosophy Association, February 2011.

Models and Logical Consequence, Logica Symposium, Czech Republic, June 2010. Models and Logical Consequence, FLC Conference, University of

St Andrews, June 2010.

Models and Logical Consequence, Seminar of the project Foundations of Logical Consequence, Arché, University of St Andrews, November 2009.

Organization of Workshops and Conferences

Logic and Metaphysical Commitment: Workshop co-organized with Ran Lanzet, Haifa, June 2019.

The Semantic Conception of Logic: Workshop co-organized with Jack Woods, Munich, February 2018.

Model Theory: Philosophy, Mathematics and Language: Conference co-organized with Lavinia Picollo and John Wigglesworth, Munich,                                          January 2017.

Logical Constants: Workshop co-organized with Martin Fischer, Norbert Gratzl and Lavinia Picollo, Munich, October 2016.

Logic, Meaning and Language: Workshop at the Edelstein Center, Hebrew University, August 2016.

Initiator and organizer of the first graduate conference in general analytic philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2012.

Organization of Research Groups

Topics in Philosophy, Logic and Language (12 meetings): A research group supported by the Hebrew University (4,000 NIS), 2012.

 

Logic in Metaphysics and Metaphysics in Logic (12 meetings): A research group supported by the Hebrew University (9,000 NIS), 2011.

 

Other 

Member of the editorial board of Iyyun: The Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly.

Reviewer for Analysis, Ergo, Erkenntnis, Journal of Philosophical Logic, Logique et Analyse, Mathematical Reviews, Mind, Philosophical Studies, The Review of Symbolic Logic, Synthese and Theoria.

Creator and teacher of a course on basic logic, The National Institute for Testing and Evaluation, Israel, 2009.

 

 

Other Work Experience

Psychometrician, The National Institute for Testing and Evaluation, Israel, 2006-2009.

 

Last updated: June 22, 2021