Diego Pinheiro Fernandes

Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB), Brazil

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Skills and Expertise
Logic and Philosophy of Logic – Comparisons of logics, Lindström-like expressiveness characterizations of logics, notions of expressiveness and semantics for higher-order logics.
Metaphysics and Philosophy of Science – Nominalism and nominalistic reductions of scientific theories.

Assistant Professor at the Department of Philosophy, Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB), Brazil.

PhD in Logic and Philosophy of Science, University of Salamanca (USAL), Spain. Thesis: Logical Systems – On the concept, expressive power and expressiveness characterizations Advisor: E. Alonso (UAM, Spain). Committee: M. Manzano (USAL), M. Martins (UA, Portugal), H. Marraud (UAM).

Ongoing Research Projects

  • 2019 – On the various notions of expressive power and expressivecomparisons for mothel-theoretic logics.
  • 2018 – On nominalistic semantics for higher order logics

Recent publications

Edited Books

  • 2020 – (with Rodrigo Lopez-Orellana) El jardín de senderos que se bifurcan y confluyen: filosofía, lógica y matemáticas. Serie Selección de Textos, Volumen 8. Valparaíso: Universidad de Valparaíso. ISBN 978-956-402-647-3.


  • 2018 – Sobre la evolución del concepto de lógica en el siglo XX In: Actas del IV Congreso Iberoamericano de Filosofía de la Ciencia y de la Tecnología. Sala manca: Editorial de la Universidad de Salamanca.