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Jerzy Pogonowski - Curriculum Vitae

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Born: November 28, 1951

M.A.: mathematics, 1974, Warsaw University (Supervisor: Prof. Andrzej Mostowski) On generalizations of Ehrenfeucht's games.

PhD: linguistics, 1976, Adam Mickiewicz Univ. (Supervisor: Prof. Jerzy Banczerowski) Mathematical model of linguistic analysis.

Habilschrift: linguistics, 1981, Adam Mickiewicz Univ. Tolerance Spaces with Applications to Linguistics.

Professor: humanities, 1991.

Academic Publications: a few dozens of works concerning mainly:

  • philosophy of mathematics,
  • logical reconstruction of linguistic theories,
  • applications of mathematical logic to linguistics,
  • methodology of sciences,
  • history of logic.

Present Position: Head of the Department of Applied Logic, Institute of Linguistics, Adam Mickiewicz University (since 1995).

Previously - Head of the Departments of:

  • General Linguistics (1981-1982),
  • Applied Linguistics and Information Science (1983-1991),
  • Methodology of Linguistics (1991-1995) (all at the Adam Mickiewicz University);
  • Deputy Director of the Institute of Linguistics (1986-1991).

Employment:

  • Department of Mathematical Logic, Institute of Mathematics (1974-75),
  • Institute of Linguistics (since 1975) of the Adam Mickiewicz University.

Additional Employment:

  • Mathematical Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences (1977-1978),
  • Chair of Applied Mathematics of the Academy of Economics in Poznan (1993-1994),
  • Institute of Philosophy, University of Opole (2009-2010).

Fellowships:

  • Department of Linguistics, SUNY at Buffalo (1978-1979 visiting research scholar),
  • Department of German Philology, University of Munich (1983-1984 Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung),
  • Department of Linguistics, SUNY at Buffalo (1990, International Research Exchange Board),
  • Fachbereich Philosophie der Universität Konstanz (2003, Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung).

Classes:

  • mathematical logic,
  • mathematical puzzles,
  • recursive functions,
  • introduction to mathematics,
  • logic,
  • methodology of sciences,
  • introduction to semantics,
  • belief systems,
  • logical semiotics,
  • social communication,
  • general and typological linguistics.

PhD students:

  • Dorota Lipowska (née Tomczak) (1988),
  • Anna Pietryga (née Luchowska) (1994),
  • Włodzimierz Lapis (1999),
  • Sławomir Sikora (2000),
  • Marcin Junczys-Dowmunt (2009),
  • Victoria Kamasa (2010),
  • Michał Lipnicki (2014),
  • Ida Stria (since 2011),
  • Paweł Modrzejewski (since 2011).

Current interest:

  • extremal axioms,
  • mathematical intuition,
  • mathematical foundations of metalogic,
  • argumentation and persuasion,
  • philosophy of logic and mathematics.