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Catarina Dutilh Novaes
Works at Philosophy, University of Groningen
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My paper 'Reductio ad absurdum from a dialogical perspective', forthcoming in Philosophical Studies, is now available as online first - and it's open access!
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Sometimes I still blog. (Hoping to increase the blogging pace in 2016 again!)
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At long last, final post in my series on beauty, explanation and function in mathematical proofs, this time teasing out empirical predictions from the account.
By Catarina Dutilh Novaes This is the final post in my series on beauty, function, and explanation in mathematical proofs (Part I is here; Part II is here; Part III is here; Part IV is here; Part V is here; Part VI is here...
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7th post in my series on the beauty of mathematical proofs: functional and non-functional beauty.
By Catarina Dutilh Novaes This is the seventh installment  of my series of posts on the beauty, function, and explanation in mathematical proofs (Part I is here; Part II is here; Part III is here; Part IV is here; Part V i...
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Everyone working in higher education (and elsewhere, actually!) should read this: on the recent sexual harassment case at Berkeley.
I am so disappointed and revolted with my university. On Friday, Azeen Ghorayshi posted a story about Geoffrey Marcy, a high-profile professor in UC Berkeley's astronomy department. It reported on a a complaint filed by four women to Berkeley's Office for the Prevention of Harassment and ...
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Fourth installment in my series on beauty, function and explanation in mathematical proofs, this time with a brief survey of the literature on explanatory proofs.
By Catarina Dutilh Novaes This is the fourth installment of my series of posts on the beauty, function, and explanation in mathematical proofs (Part I is here; Part II is here; Part III is here). In this post I present a b...
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Final event of the Roots of Deduction project! There is a Call for Papers out, send us your abstracts :)
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Final sprint for this year: last 2015 publication, 'A Dialogical, Multi-Agent Account of the Normativity of Logic'.
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Reflections on having been promoted or: what it takes to succeed in academia is an awful lot of luck!
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I recorded this interview with Peter Adamson​ on the senses in which Latin medieval logic is (not) formal more than a year ago. After having listened to it just now, I am glad to report that I am not embarrassed by anything I said here :D As usual, Peter does a great job at asking all the right questions and thus bringing out the best from his interviewees.
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6th post in my series on beauty and explanation in mathematical proofs. This time I explain why a proof both is and is not a dialogue.
By Catarina Dutilh Novaes This is the sixth installment (two more to come!) of my series of posts on the beauty, function, and explanation in mathematical proofs (Part I is here; Part II is here; Part III is here;Part IV i...
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Associate professor of philosophy
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  • Philosophy, University of Groningen
    Assistant professor and Rosalind Franklin fellow, 2011 - present
  • ILLC - University of Amsterdam
    Post-doc, 2007 - 2011
  • CUNY Graduate Center
    Visiting fellow, 2006 - 2007
  • Philosophy, Leiden University
    PhD candidate, 2001 - 2005
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"Tropical by birth and tropical by nature."
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University of Groningen, Philosophy
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Sao Paulo - Paris - New York - Amsterdam - Rotterdam - Leiden - Oegstgeest