Sean Walsh

Associate Professor, Department of Logic and Philosophy of ScienceUniversity of California, Irvine. Courtesy appointment in Department of Mathematics, Department of Linguistics.
Associate Director, The Center for the Advancement of Logic, its Philosophy, History, and Applications (C-ALPHA).

Ph.D., Logic and Foundations of Mathematics, University of Notre Dame
Areas of Research Specialization: Philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of logic, mathematical logic.
Areas of Teaching Competence: Philosophy of probability, philosophy of language, Kant.

Email: walsh108 at
Curriculum vitae
Office: SST 703

Research Statement:


Papers/Books Under Review (just email me to request a copy):

  • Philosophy and Model Theory. Joint with Tim Button, with a historical appendix by Wilfrid Hodges. Book, circa 500 pages. Under contract with Oxford University Press. Currently with readers at the press.
  • The Prehistory of the Subsystems of Second-Order Arithmetic. Joint with Walter Dean.

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Co-Organization of Various Seminars, Conferences, & Workshops:

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