Ali Nosherwan Hamed is part of the Adjunct Faculty at both the Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) and the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGHSS). He teaches logic courses at both schools.
He is also working on his doctoral dissertation in logic at the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, from where he also holds a Master’s degree in Logic and Philosophy of Science. Prior to that, Ali attained a Bachelor of Science degree from New York University Abu Dhabi, with double majors in Mathematics and Philosophy, and a minor in Economics.
Ali has co-taught or assisted in teaching undergraduate philosophy courses at LUMS over the past five years. During his time in Lahore, he has also worked with a variety of researchers and explored a diverse range of topics including Rumi and mysticism; Nietzsche’s concept of time and Eternal Return; Locke on Property Rights; sexual violence and consent; commonalities between Leibniz and Iqbal on matter, self and God; measuring demand for democracy in Pakistan; analysis of public sector education in Pakistan; and surveying local governments across Punjab to study their capacity.
Ali Nosherwan’s area of research is mathematical logic. In particular, his Master’s thesis and doctoral dissertation deal with inquisitive logic, which uniformly extends classical logic so that it covers not just statements but also questions. Ali’s other research interests include foundations of mathematics, set theory, philosophy of mathematics and philosophy of logic.