Diderik Batens

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Diderik Batens
Born (1944-11-15) 15 November 1944 (age 77)
Known forFallibilism
Scientific career
FieldsLogician and epistemologist
InstitutionsUniversity of Ghent

Diderik Batens (born 15 November 1944),[1] is a Belgian logician and epistemologist at the University of Ghent, known chiefly for his work on adaptive and paraconsistent logics. His epistemological views may be broadly characterized as fallibilist.


  • Batens, Diderik; van Bendegem, Jean Paul (1988). Theory and experiment recent insights and new perspectives on their relation. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands. ISBN 9789401077941.
  • Batens, Diderik; van Bendegem, Jean Paul; Priest, Graham; Mortensen, Chris (2000). Frontiers of paraconsistent logic. Baldock, Hertfordshire, England Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Research Studies Press. ISBN 9780863802539.


  1. ^ "Batens, Diderik, 1944-". Library of Congress. Retrieved 10 August 2014. data sheet (b. 11-15-44)

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