The Homepage of Alexandre Costa-Leite

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I teach Philosophy and Logic at the University of Brasília (UnB) (Professor Associado, FIL-UnB). My main researches and interests are in i) Non-Classical Logics, Philosophy of Logic and Metaphysics; ii)  Conceptual (Theoretical) Astrobiology, Big History, Futures Studies and the Philosophy of Technology. 


Publications


de Souza, E. G; Costa-Leite, A; Dias, D.H.B. (2024). Paraconsistentization and many-valued logics. Logic Journal of the IGPL, 32(1), pp. 76-93

Costa-Leite, A. (2023). Formalizing the Fermi paradox and combining consistent explanatory hypotheses. International Journal of Astrobiology, 22(2), pp. 111-117;

Costa-Leite, A. (2023). Measuring and classifying levels of futures. Philosophy & Cosmology, 31(2), 13-20;

Costa-Leite, A. (2022). Segmentos e pontos: eliminando dimensões no contexto do quadrado das oposições. Preprint, PhilPapers

de Souza, E. G; Costa-Leite, A; Dias, D.H.B. (2021).  Paraconsistent orbits of logics. Logica Universalis, 15(3),  pp. 271–289;

Costa-Leite, A; de Souza, E. G. (2020). Conjunctive and Disjunctive Limits: Abstract Logics and Modal Operators. Studia Humana, 9(3/4), pp. 66-71;

Costa-Leite, A. (2020). Oppositions in a pointPerspectiva Filosófica, 47(2), pp.113-119;

de Souza, E. G.; Costa-Leite, A. Dias, D.H.B. (2019).  Paradeduction in Axiomatic Formal Systems. Logique et Analyse, 62(6), pp. 161-176;

Costa-Leite, A. (2019). Paraconsistência, modalidades e cognoscibilidade. Preprint, PhilPapers;

Costa-Leite, A. (2018). Oppositions in a line segmentSouth American Journal of Logic, 4(1), pp.185-193;

Costa-Leite, A. (2018). O Problema das Justificações Parciais. Revista de Filosofia Moderna e Contemporânea, 6(2), pp. 95-104;

Costa-Leite, A. (2018). Educação. Brasil em números/Brazil in figures, v. 26, pp. 151-167;

Costa-Leite, A; Gomes, E. L. (2017). Entrevista de Alexandre Costa-Leite. In: 'Para além das colunas de Hércules, uma história da paraconsistência: de Heráclito a Newton da Costa',  E. L. Gomes e I.M.L D'Ottaviano. Campinas: Editora da UNICAMP, pp. 688-695;

Neri, H. R; Costa-Leite, A. (2017). Ciência e Tecnologia. Brasil em números/Brazil in figures, v. 25, pp. 419-435;

Costa-Leite, A; de Souza, E. G. (2017). Implications and Limits of Sequences. Studia Humana, 6(1), pp.18-24;

Schang, F; Costa-Leite, A. (2016). Une sémantique générale des croyances justifiées. CLE e-prints, 16(3), pp.1-24;

Costa-Leite, A. (2016). Interplays of knowledge and non-contingency. Logic and Logical Philosophy, 25(4), pp.521-534;

de Souza, E. G. ; Costa-Leite, A. Dias, D.H.B. (2016). On a paraconsistentization functor in the category of consequence structures. Journal of Applied Non-Classical Logics, 26(3), pp. 240-250;

Bensusan, H; Costa-Leite, A; de Souza, E. G. (2015). Logics and their galaxies. In: The Road to Universal Logic, volume II, Springer. [pre-print here], pp.243-252;

Costa-Leite, A. (2014). Lógicas da justificação e quase-verdade. Principia: an international journal of epistemology, 18 (2), pp.175-186;

Costa-Leite, A. (2013). Review of Modalities and Multimodalities, by W. Carnielli & C. Pizzi. Manuscrito, 36 (1), pp.190-194;

Costa-Leite, A. (2012). Fronteiras contingentes e conhecimento limitado. Revista Brasileira de Filosofia, n.238, pp. 179-187;

Costa-Leite, A. (2011). Review of  "New Essays on the Knowability Paradox" [edited by J. Salerno]. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 25 (2), pp.193-195;

Costa-Leite, A. (2010). Logical properties of imagination. Abstracta: Linguagem, Mente e Ação, 6(1), pp.103-116;

Costa-Leite, A. (2009). Dualidade e a estrutura do mundoRevista Brasileira de Filosofia, ano 58, n.233, pp. 233-247;

Costa-Leite, A. (2009). Construções sistêmicas e leis de interaçãoCognitio: Revista de Filosofia, 10(2), pp. 209-220;

Costa-Leite, A. (2007).  Combining modal concepts: philosophical applications. The Logica Yearbook 2006, edited by Ondrej Tomala & R. Honzík.  Filosofia, Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic: Prague, pp. 23-31;

Costa-Leite, A. (2006). Interview with Alexandre Costa-Leite.  In Masses of Formal Philosophy, edited by Vincent Hendricks and John Symons. Vip/Automatic Press, 2006;

Costa-Leite, A. (2006).  Fusions of modal logics and Fitch's paradoxCroatian Journal of Philosophy, 6(7), pp.281-290;

Costa-Leite, A. (2004). Combining possibility and knowledgeCLE e-prints,  4(5),  pp. 107-111;

Costa-Leite, A. (2004).  Towards a general theory of the combination of logics. Aspects of  Universal Logic. Travaux de Logique, n.17, pp.219-230;

Costa-Leite, A. (2000).  Designação rígida, teoria causal e verdades necessárias a posteriori   Fragmentos de Cultura, 10(6), pp. 1155 -1166;


Books (editor)

Selected Talks

Costa-Leite, A. (2020). Logics of partial justification, quasi-truth and suspension of judgment, Filozofski Fakultet - Univerzitet u Beogradu, February, Serbia.

Costa-Leite; A; de Souza, E. G. (2014). On a paraconsistentization functor (joint work with Edelcio G. de Souza),  World Congress of Paraconsistency, Indian Statistical Institute, February, Kolkata, India.

Costa-Leite, A. (2013). Imagination, contradiction and paraconsistent logics, World Congress of Philosophy, University of Athens, August, Greece.

Costa-Leite, A. (2013). Fusions of modal logics and interactive laws, The University of Tokyo, March, Japan.

Costa-Leite, A; Bensusan, H. (2012). Logics, antilogics, counterlogics and the square of opposition (joint work with Hilan Bensusan), Square of Opposition International Congress, June, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

Costa-Leite, A. (2010). Imaginary logic and the logic of imagination, Kazan Federal University, October, Russia. [Presentation video]

Costa-Leite, A. (2007). Combining knowledge and contingency, 13th International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, Beijing, August, China.

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