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Alexander C. Block

Fachbereich Mathematik
Bereich Mathematische Logik und interdisziplinäre Anwendungen der Logik
Bundesstraße 55 (Geomatikum)
20146 Hamburg
Raum 405
Tel.: +49 40 42838-2094
E-Mail: fmua001 (at) uni-hamburg.de

Sprechstunden im WiSe 2014/15:
Freitags, 10.15 - 11.45

Current Position

I am currently a PhD student in the Logic Group at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Hamburg. My PhD project is supervised by Prof. Dr. Benedikt Löwe. The topic of my thesis are modal logics of set theoretic model constructions.

Research Interests

My research interests lie in descriptive set theory and second order set theory. In my PhD project I am going to do research on the latter with a special focus on modal logics of set theoretic model constructions, like (various variants of) set forcing, ground models, inner models, class forcing, etc.

Academic CV

In 2011 I obtained a B.Sc. degree in mathematics and in 2012 a B.Sc. degree in physics at the University of Hamburg. In 2014 I graduated with a M.Sc. degree from the Graduate Programme in Logic at the University of Amsterdam.


  • 2013: A construction of a cumulative hierarchy of sets in constructive set theory by A. Ziegler, Postrgraduate Workshop on Alternative Set Theories, Amsterdam
  • 2014: Modal logics of forcing, PhDs in Logic VI, Utrecht
  • 2014: A new lower bound for the length of the hierarchy of norms, Logic Colloquium 2014, Vienna
  • 2014: A new lower bound for the length of the hierarchy of norms, DMV-PTM Joint Meeting 2014, Session: Set Theory, Poznan


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