Roderick Batchelor

Position
Associate Professor
Specialization
Logic and Philosophy of Logic
Email
roderick_batchelor@hotmail.com

Academic History

  • 2019–  Reader, Department of Philosophy, University of São Paulo
  • 2008–2019  Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, University of São Paulo
  • 2005–2008  Post-doctoral Researcher in Philosophy, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • 1996–2004  Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of London
    Thesis title: Investigations in Modal Logic
    Supervisors: Kit Fine et al.
  • 1994–1996  M.A. in Philosophy, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
    Thesis title: Quantificação
    Supervisor: Oswaldo Chateaubriand
  • 1992–1994  B.A. in Philosophy, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Current Research

Topics in Clone Theory
Description: Investigations on various topics in clone theory, i.e. theory of ‘logical functions’ and classes of such functions closed under definability. Focus on the cases of functions of k-valued logic (with some attention to the special cases with k = 2, k = 3) and functions of modal logic (S5).

Current Supervision
Master's degree