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Wigglesworth, John

John Wigglesworth, PhD

External Member (University of Vienna)

Further Information

John Wigglesworth completed his BA degree in philosophy at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and his PhD degree in philosophy at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Prior to joining the MCMP as a postdoctoral researcher, he was a visiting lecturer and research fellow at the London School of Economics, as well as a visiting research fellow at the Institute of Philosophy, University of London.

Research interests

John’s research interests are in the philosophy of mathematics (mathematical structuralism, modality in mathematics), the philosophy of logic (logical consequence, modal logic, structuralist approaches to logic), and metaphysics (the metaphysics of modality, metaphysical grounding and dependence). At the MCMP, he is working on an ANR-DFG funded project Mathematics: Objectivity by respresentation.