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Name Professor Philip Welch
Job title Professor of Pure Mathematics
Department School of Mathematics University of Bristol
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Telephone number work(0117) 3311807
Qualifications BSc(Lond), MSc, DPhil(Oxon)
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies London Mathematical Society
Association for Symbolic Logic
Keywords axiomatic set theory
mathematical logic
set theory
mathematical philosophy
models of computation
Areas of expertise Axiomatic Set Theory: strong axioms of infinity & large cardinals; interactions with the determinacy assumptions on infinite perfect information games; singular cardinal combinatorics. Applications of mathematical logic and set theory to: philosophical logic (theories of truth; possible world semantics; mathematical philosophy and philosophy of science) and to: the theory of generalised inductive definitions; models of computation.
Languages (other than English)
German spoken    written
Media experience Radio & TV interview.