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Joachim Frans

Joachim Frans

Postdoctoral Fellow FWO, Postdoctoral Scientists


Joachim Frans studied philosophy at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels and Ghent University. He is mainly puzzled by aspects of (scientific and mathematical) explanation and of non-justificatory aims in mathematical research. Consequently, his main research interest has been mathematical explanation.  In 2017, he received a PhD  at the University of Brussels. The focus of his PhD was the notion of explanatory proofs in mathematics. Currently he is investigating, as a post-doctoral fellow of the FWO, explanations in mathematics that go beyond the relation between proof and theorem.


Pleinlaan 2
B-1050 Brussels