Eduardo Barrio

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Eduardo Barrio is an Argentine logician. Since 2005 he is professor of logic at University of Buenos Aires and researcher at CONICET. He is also editor-in-chief of the collection "Enciclopedia Lógica", published by EUDEBA, which includes the first Spanish translation of the L. T. F. Gamut's work Logic, Language, and Meaning.[1]
Besides, he was co-director—along with Volker Halbach—of a collaborative research group called Truth, Open-endedness and Inexpressibility. Established in both Oxford and Buenos Aires, the scheduled meetings took place in those cities during a short period between 2012–2013.[2][3][4]
In 2010 he was visiting professor at MIT.

Grupo de Acción Filosófica[edit]

He was co-founder of the GAF, acronym for Grupo de Acción Filosófica (English: Philosophical Action Group). In words of Barrio himself, the creation of the group was due to the absence of a real Argentine philosophical community. He describes this group as a "micro-community of people that have common interests and try to produce philosophical works".[5]
GAF is a very prolific organization, covering a wide range of philosophical disciplines (or sub-disciplines) such as logic, epistemology, metaphysics, and philosophy of language.

Further reading[edit]

Barrio, E. (1998) La verdad desestructurada. Buenos Aires: EUDEBA.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gamut, L. T. F. (2004). "Enciclopedia Lógica". Introducción a la lógica. Buenos Aires: EUDEBA.
  2. ^ "Eduardo Alejandro Barrio" (in Spanish). Grupo de Acción Filosófica. Archived from the original on 22 February 2015. Retrieved 4 March 2014.
  3. ^ Grupo Diaporein (2012). ""The Revision Theory of Truth (T#), FS and the Standard Model of PA": Conferencia de Eduardo Barrio en el MCMP" (in Spanish). Retrieved 5 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Truth, Paradoxes and Inexpressibility" (PDF). Retrieved 5 March 2014.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Eduardo Barrio" (in Spanish). Buenos Aires: Secretaría de Investigación. 2012. Retrieved 4 March 2014. El GAF es un grupo filosófico que trató de armar una comunidad dentro da la no-comunidad. Es una pequeña micro-comunidad de gente que tiene intereses en común y trata de producir filosofía.