Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Alex ("Arc") Kocurek's main research interests are in philosophical logic, philosophy of language, metaphysics, and epistemology. His primary focus is on the logic and metaphysics of modality, counterfactuals, and identity, as well as the intersection of logic and metametaphysics, mereology, and temporal persistence. In 2018, he earned his PhD in the Group in Logic and Methodology of Science at the University of California, Berkeley. His dissertation, titled What Can You Say? Measuring the Expressive Power of Languages, is an exploration the notion of expressive power in which he develops a systematic theory for comparing different measures of expressive power.
You can find a current CV here.
PHIL Courses - Fall 2023
- PHIL 2300 : Puzzles and Paradoxes
- PHIL 3340 : Modal Logic
- PHIL 3900 : Independent Study
- PHIL 4900 : Informal Study for Honors I
- PHIL 6311 : Topics in Logic and the Foundations of Mathematics
- PHIL 7000 : Informal Study