Volker Halbach (born 21 October 1965 in Ingolstadt, Germany) is a Germany logician and philosopher. His main research interests are in philosophical logic, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of language, and epistemology, with a focus on formal theories of truth. He is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oxford, Tutorial Fellow of New College, Oxford.
Education and career
Volker Halbach's philosophical studies began at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. He graduated in 1991 with an M.A. (Master of Arts) and in 1994 with a doctorate in philosophy (D.Phil., summa cum laude) with a dissertation titled "Tarski-Hierarchien". In 2001 he earned his habilitation with a thesis on "Semantics and Deflationism".
Halbach was an assistant professor at Universität Konstanz (1997-2004).
In 2004, he took up at role at New College, University of Oxford, where he teaches logic-related courses including Introduction to Logic and Elements of Deductive Logic in the first year, Philosophical Logic, Formal Logic, Philosophy of Logic & Language, and Philosophy of Mathematics.
Halbach is author of several articles and books including The Logic Manual, a textbook on undergraduate logic, and Axiomatic Theories of Truth.
- "Volker Halbach". Users.ox.ac.uk. 2011-07-26. http://users.ox.ac.uk/%7Esfop0114/index.htm. Retrieved 2011-12-29.
- Halbach, Volker, Tarski-Hierarchien, Centrum für Informations- und Sprachverarbeitung München, München, 1994.
- "Works by Volker Halbach". PhilPapers. http://philpapers.org/s/Volker%20Halbach. Retrieved 2011-12-29.
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