Martin Stokhof

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Martin Stokhof (born 1950, Amsterdam) is a Dutch logician and philosopher. Stokhof wrote a joint Ph.D. dissertation with Jeroen Groenendijk on the semantics of questions, under the supervision of Renate Bartsch and Johan van Benthem. He was also an important figure in the development of dynamic semantics (together with Groenendijk, Veltman and others). He is also known for his work on Ludwig Wittgenstein.

He is a former director of the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation at the University of Amsterdam and a member of the group collectively publishing under the pseudonym L. T. F. Gamut.[1]

In 2006 he was elected member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.[2]


  1. Preface to Logic, Language and Meaning, by L. T. F. Gamut, University of Chicago Press, 1991.
  2. "Martin Stokhof". Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 30 July 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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