Johan van Benthem#


Johan van Benthem
Email:johan.vanbenthem 'at' uva.nl
Membership Number:1123
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:THE NETHERLANDS
Section:INFORMATICS
Username:jbenthem
Elected:1991
Homepage: http://staff.science.uva.nl/~johan






Present and Previous Positions

  • 2008 – 2009 Weilun Professor of Humanties, Tsinghua University, Beijing
  • 2005 - Visiting University Professor, ZhongShan University, Guangzhou
  • 2005 - Full Professor, Philosophy, Stanford University
  • 2003 - University Professor, Logic, Univ. Amsterdam
  • 2002 - Senior Researcher, CSLI, Stanford University
  • 1991 - 2005 Bonsall Visiting Professor, Philosophy, Stanford University
  • 1986 – 2003 Full professor Mathematical Logic and its Applications, Mathematics and Computer Science, Univ. Amsterdam
  • 1980 – 1986 Full professor Symbolic Logic, Univ. Groningen
  • 1977 - 1980 Associate Professor Logic, Philosophy & Mathematics, Univ. Groningen
  • 1972 – 1977 Assistant professor Philosophical Logic, Univ. Amsterdam

Fields of Scholarship

  • general logic, in particular, model theory and modal logic (correspondence theory, temporal logic, dynamic logic, epistemic logic)
  • applications of logic to philosophy, linguistics, computer science and cognitive science (generalized quantifiers, categorial grammar, process logics, information update, logic and games, logic & epistemology)

Honours and Awards

  • 1991 Member, Academia Europaea
  • 1992 Member, Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences
  • 1996 Spinoza Prize, Dutch National Science Organization, http://www.illc.uva.nl/lia
  • 1998 Doctor honoris causa, Université de Liège
  • 2001 Distinguished national visitor, National Research Council of Taiwan
  • 2001 Member, Institut International de Philosophie
  • 2003 University Professor, University of Amsterdam
  • 2004 First Honorary Member, European Association for Logic, Language and Information FoLLI
  • 2008 Henry Waldgrave Stuart Professor, named chair, Stanford University
  • 2008 Weilun Professor, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Tsinghua University


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