Dr Patrick Girard

Ph.D (Stanford)

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Senior Lecturer

Research | Current

  • Philosophical logic
  • Modal logic
  • Preference logic
  • Belief revision
  • Metaphysics

Teaching | Current

PHIL 101 Introduction to Logic

PHIL 105 Critical Thinking

PHIL 315 Topics in Applied Logic

PHIL 323 Philosophy of Logic

PHIL 736 Logic 1

Areas of expertise

Philosophical logic, modal logic, preference logic, belief revision, metaphysics

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Weber, Z., Badia, G., & Girard, P. (2016). What Is an Inconsistent Truth Table?. Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 94 (3), 533-548. 10.1080/00048402.2015.1093010
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/30988
  • Girard, P., & Tanaka, K. (2016). Paraconsistent dynamics. Synthese, 193 (1), 1-14. 10.1007/s11229-015-0740-2
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/30986
  • Girard, P., & Weber, Z. (2015). Bad Worlds. Thought: A Journal of Philosophy, 4 (2), 93-101. 10.1002/tht3.162
  • Seligman, J., Liu, F., & Girard, P. (2013). Knowledge, friendship and social announcements. In J. van Bentehm, F. Liu (Eds.) Logic Across the University: Foundations and Applications : proceedings of the Tsinghua Logic Conference, Beijing, 2013. London, UK: College Publications.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jeremy Seligman
  • Girard, P., Seligman, J. M., & Liu, F. (2012). General Dynamic Dynamic Logic. In T. Bolander, T. Brauner, S. Ghilardi, L. Moss (Eds.) Advances in Modal Logic: volume 9 (pp. 239-260). London, UK: College Publications. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/21600
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jeremy Seligman
  • Girard, P. (2011). Modal Logic for Lexicographic Preference Aggregation. In J. V. Benthem, A. Gupta, E. Pacuit (Eds.) Games, Norms and Reasons (pp. 97-117). Springer Verlag. 10.1007/978-94-007-0714-6_6
  • Girard, P., Marion, M., & Roy, O. (2011). Dynamic Formal Epistemology. In P. Girard, O. Roy, M. Marion (Eds.) (pp. 1-4). SPRINGER. 10.1007/978-94-007-0074-1_1
  • Seligman, J. M., & Girard, P. (2011). Flexibility in Ceteris Paribus Reasoning. Australasian Journal of Logic, 10, 67-99. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/12906
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jeremy Seligman


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Primary location

ARTS 2 - Bldg 207
Level 2, Room 209
New Zealand

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