Tamar Lando

Title | Organization: 
Associate 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 are in logic and epistemology.  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: 

The Content of Indexical Belief 

Evidence, Ignorance, and Symmetry 

"A calculus of regions respecting both measure and topology," forthcoming in Journal of Philosophical Logic (co-authored with Dana Scott)

"Topology and Measure in Logics for Region-Based Theories of Space," (2018) Annals of Pure and Applied Logic, 169 (4), 277-311

"Logics Above S4 and the Lebesgue Measure Algebra," (2017) Review of Symbolic Logic, 10 (1):51-64
"Coincidence and Common Cause," (2017) Nous, 51 (1): 132-151
"Closure and Epistemic Modals," (2018) Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 97 (1), 3-22 (co-authored with Justin Bledin)
"Conclusive Reasons and Epistemic Luck," (2016) Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 94 (2): 378-395
"First Order S4 and its Measure-Theoretic Semantics," (2015) Annals of Pure and Applied Logic, 166 (2): 187-218
"Dynamic Measure Logic," (2012) Annals of Pure and Applied Logic, 163 (12): 1719 - 1737
"Completeness of S4 for the Lebesgue Measure Algebra," (2012) Journal of Philosophical Logic, 41(2): 287-316


Dissertation: Probabilistic Semantics for Modal Logic