Tamar Lando

Title | Organization: 
Assistant Professor | Columbia University

B.A. in Philosophy, Stanford University (2002)
M.A. in Mathematics, UC Berkeley (2008)
Ph.D. in Philosophy, UC Berkeley (2012)

Tamar Lando joined the department in 2012 after finishing her Ph.D. at UC Berkeley.  Her research interests lie in the fields of logic, epistemology and metaphysics.  She has a particular interest in modal logic, topological and probabilistic semantics, as well as philosophical theories of chance, coincidence and luck.  She also has a passion for photography, and her photographs can be viewed here.

Areas of Specialization: 

Logic; Epistemology

Articles / Publications: 

Dissertation: Probabilistic Semantics for Modal Logic 

"Completeness of S4 for the Lebesgue measure algebra," Journal of Philosophical Logic (2010)

"Dynamic Measure Logic," Annals of Pure and Applied Logic (2012)

"Conclusive Reasons and Epistemic Luck," Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 2015

"First order S4 and its measure-theoretic semantics," Annals of Pure and Applied Logic, 2015

"Coincidence and Common Cause," forthcoming in Nous

Unpublished paper: Fractal Completeness techniques in topological modal logic (co-authored with D. Sarenac)

"Logics above S4 and the Lebesgue measure algebra", forthcoming in Review of Symbolic Logic

 "Closure and Epistemic Modals", co-authored with Justin Bledin, forthcoming in Philosophyand Phenomenological Research