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Synthese

An International Journal for Epistemology, Methodology and Philosophy of Science

Editors-in-Chief: O. Bueno; C.D. Novaes; W. van der Hoek; G. Sher

ISSN: 0039-7857 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-0964 (electronic version)

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Editors-in-Chief:

Otávio Bueno, University of Miami, U.S.A.
Catarina Dutilh Novaes, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Wiebe van der Hoek, University of Liverpool, U.K.
Gila Sher, University of California, San Diego, U.S.A.


Advisory Board:

Christina Bicchieri, University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Peter Gärdenfors, Lund University, Sweden
Clark Glymour, Carnegie Mellon University, U.S.A.


Editorial Board:

Mark Bedau,
Reed College and Portland State University, U.S.A.
John Bickle, Mississippi State University, U.S.A.
Giacomo Bonanno, University of California at Davis, U.S.A.
Raymond Dacey, University of Idaho, U.S.A.
Eli Dresner, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Hans van Ditmarsch, LORIA, Nancy, France
Brigitte Falkenburg, TU Dortmund, Germany
Luciano Floridi, Oxford University, United Kingdom
Sven Ove Hansson, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Paul Humphreys, University of Virginia, U.S.A.
Jerome Lang, CNRS - Université Paris-Dauphine, France
Fenrong Liu, Tsinghua University, China
Elisabeth Lloyd, Indiana University, U.S.A.
Paolo Mancosu, University of California at Berkeley, U.S.A.
Margaret Morrison, University of Toronto, Canada
Duncan Pritchard, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Robert van Rooij, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Gabriel Sandu, University of Helsinki, Finland
Gerhard Schurz, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany
Sonja Smets, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Lucia Vaina, Boston University, U.S.A.
Achille Varzi, Columbia University, U.S.A.
Gregory Wheeler, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Michael Wooldridge, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Editors in Chief 

Editors in Chief

Otávio Bueno  

Otávio Bueno
Otávio Bueno is Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Philosophy Department at the University of Miami. His research concentrates in philosophy of science, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of logic, and epistemology. He has published widely in these areas in journals such as: Noûs, Mind, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Science, Synthese, Journal of Philosophical Logic, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, Analysis, Studies in History of Philosophy of Modern Physics, Erkenntnis, Metaphilosophy, Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Ratio, History and Philosophy of Logic, and Logique et Analyse. He is the author or editor of several books. In his free time, he enjoys to run ultramarathons.

Wiebe van der Hoek  

Wiebe van der Hoek
Wiebe van der Hoek is Professor in Logics for Multi-Agent Systems at the Computer Science Department of the University of Liverpool. He has co-authored monographs on Epistemic Logic and on Dynamic Epistemic Logic. His research interests include modal logic, formal foundations of agent systems, and reasoning about games. He was Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Knowledge, Rationality and Action, which has appeared 2003 - 2012 a part of Synthese. He is also involved in the journals Studia Logica and the Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, and he is in the steering committee of Logic and the Foundations of Game and Decision Theory (LOFT) since 1998. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society.

Gila Sher  

Gila Sher
Gila Sher received her PhD from Columbia University in 1989 and is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, San Diego. Her current research focuses on foundational issues concerning knowledge, truth, and logic. She is the author of The Bounds of Logic: A Generalized Viewpoint (MIT, 1991), “Did Tarski Commit ‘Tarski's Fallacy’?” (J. of Symbolic Logic, 1996), “Is Logic a Theory of the Obvious?” (Europ. Rev. of Phil. 1999), “Is There a Place for Philosophy in Quine's Theory?” (J. of Phil. 1999), “The Formal-Structural View of Logical Consequence” (Phil. Review 2001), “In Search of a Substantive Theory of Truth” (J. of Phil. 2004), “Epistemic Friction: Reflections on Knowledge, Truth, and Logic” (Erkenntnis 2010), “Is Logic in the Mind or in the World?” (Synthese 2011), “Forms of Correspondence: the Intricate Route from Thought to Reality” (Alethic Pluralism: Current Debates, eds. C.D. Wright & N.J. Pedersen, Oxford, forthcoming), and other works.

Catarina Dutilh Novaes 

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Catarina Dutilh Novaes is Professor of Theoretical Philosophy at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Groningen. Her research interests include history and philosophy of logic, philosophy of mathematics, cognition, argumentation, and social epistemology. She has published in journals such as Philosophical Studies, Philosophical Quarterly, Synthese, Journal of the History of Philosophy, Journal of Philosophical Logic, Erkenntnis, among others. She is the author of Formalizing Medieval Logical Theories (Springer, 2007), Formal Languages in Logic (CUP, 2012) and co-editor of the Cambridge Companion to Medieval Logic (CUP, 2016). Before joining Synthese, she served as an editor at the Review of Symbolic Logic, Ergo, and Thought.

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