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Peter Koellner

Faculty Affiliate, Black Hole Initiative; Professor, Department of Philosophy


Peter Koellner joined the department in 2003 after receiving his Ph.D. from MIT. His main areas of research are mathematical logic ­- primarily set theory -­ and the philosophy of mathematics. He has teaching interests in the philosophy of physics, early analytic philosophy, and the philosophy of logic and language. He enjoys discussing a wide variety of philosophical topics.

In 2008, Professor Koellner was awarded a Kurt Gödel Centenary Research Prize Fellowship.

Research Interests

Mathematical logic, set theory, and the philosophy of mathematics

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Department of Philosophy
Logic at Harvard

Honorary Affiliate: Stephen Hawking

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