John Bell



Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics
BA, D.Phil Oxford

Phone: 519-661-2111 ext. 85750
Office: Stevenson Hall, Room 4130

My research interests are in mathematical logic, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy and mathematics of the continuum, infinitesimals.

I would be willing to supervise theses in all of the above areas, as well as philosophical logic, aesthetics and mathematics, the effectiveness of mathematics in physics.

Recent Publications

Oppositions and Paradoxes: Philosophical Perplexities in Science and Mathematics. Broadview Press, 2016.

"Reflections on Mathematics and Aesthetics." Aisthesis. Pratiche, linguaggi e saperi dell’estetico, 8.1 (2015): 159-179. Available here.

Intuitionistic Set Theory. College Publications, 2014.

The Axiom of Choice in an Elementary Theory of Operations and Sets, in Analysis and Interpretation in the Exact Sciences: Essays in Honour of William Demopoulos. M. Frappier, D. Brown and R. DiSalle, eds., Springer 2012.