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On the conditions for a comparison of ontological commitment between theories

Grant number: 17/21020-0
Support type:Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate (Direct)
Effective date (Start): February 01, 2018
Effective date (End): January 31, 2019
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Philosophy - Logic
Principal researcher:Walter Alexandre Carnielli
Grantee:Alfredo Roque de Oliveira Freire Filho
Supervisor abroad: Joel David Hamkins
Home Institution: Centro de Lógica, Epistemologia e História da Ciência (CLE). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil
Research place: City University of New York, New York (CUNY), United States  
Associated to the scholarship:16/10497-8 - Compared study of ontological commitment of classes and sets theories, BP.DD


In this internship proposal we are interested in going to the Graduate Center at the City University of New York to advance our ongoing research in compared ontological commitment between first order theories. The focus of the research will be on comparisons among set theories, particularly the Zermelo-Fraenkel set theory (ZFC) and von Neumann-Bernays-G\"odel class theory (NBG), envisioning the establishment of a general methodology of the ontological comparisons. (AU)

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