Fellow: Berto
Elected: 2022
Discipline: Philosophy, Theology and Law
Professor Francesco Berto
Professor of Logic and Metaphysics, University of St Andrews
Franz Berto was born in Venice, Italy. He holds the Chair of Logic and Metaphysics at the University of St Andrews and also works at the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) of the University of Amsterdam. His research is in logic (non-classical logic, the logic of knowledge and of suppositional thinking), ontology, and its methodology.
He has published numerous papers on these subjects, and monographs including How to Sell a Contradiction (2007), Existence as a Real Property (2013), Ontology and Metaontology (2015), Impossible Worlds (2019) and Topics of Thought (2022). He is the editor-in-chief of The Philosophical Quarterly.