Fakultät für Philosophie, Wissenschaftstheorie
Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP)
Ole Thomassen Hjortland completed his MLitt and PhD at the University of St Andrews. He was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Arché Research Center, working in the AHRC-funded project 'Foundations of Logical Consequence'. In January 2011 he joined the MCMP (LMU Munich) as Research Fellow, before taking up position as Assistant Professor in October 2012. He is an Associate Fellow at the Northern Institute of Philosophy (NIP), University of Aberdeen.
Hjortland's research is in the philosophy of logic, formal logic, philosophy of language, and formal epistemology. He has worked on inferentialism, proof theoretic semantics, formal theories of truth, logical pluralism, and relations between subjective probability and logic. He is especially interested in applications of non-classical logical theories to philosophical topics.
Recent and Forthcoming Publications
- 2013, Speech acts, categoricity, and the meanings of logical connectives, forthcoming in Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic.
- 2012, Logical Pluralism, Meaning Variance, and Verbal Disputes, forthcoming in Australasian Journal of Philosophy.
- 2012, Insolubles and Consequences: Essays in honour of Stephen Read, Catarina Dutilh Novaes and Ole Thomassen Hjortland (eds.), College Publications.
- 2012 Harmony and the Context of Deducibility, in Insolubles and Consequences: Essays in honour of Stephen Read, Catarina Dutilh Novaes and Ole Thomassen Hjortland (eds.), College Publications.