Dipl.-Vw. Dr Volker Munz, MA

Volker_Munz_2014_kleinCurrent Research

  1. Concepts, Consciousness, Meaning
  2. Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Whewell’s Court Lectures.

Dr Volker Munz is Assistent Professor at the Institute of Philosophy at the University of Klagenfurt.

Dr lic. phil. Bernhard Ritter

Current Research

  1. Phenomenology: Linguistic or Transcendental?
  2. Kant and Wittgenstein
  3. Kant and Maria von Herbert
  4. Philosophy of Psychoanalysis
  5. Philosophy of Film: Realism, Expressionism, Noir

Dr Bernhard Ritter is Erwin Schrödinger Research Fellow with a project entitled “Phenomenology: Linguistic or Transcendental?” (Austrian Science Fund J-4534) at the Institut des Sciences Juridique et Philosophique de la Sorbonne, the Center for Subjectivity Research of the Københavns Universitet, and the Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz.


“Asymmetrie (Äußerungen 1. vs. 3. Person)”; “Begriff (Begriffsbildung)”; “Raum (logischer R.)”; “Wille”. In Majetschak, Stefan; Weiberg, Anja (eds.). Wittgenstein Handbuch. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler, forthcoming.
“Wittgenstein über Freuds Traumdeutung.” In Ritter, Bernhard; Sölch, Dennis (eds.). Wittgenstein und die Philosophiegeschichte. Freiburg im Breisgau: Alber, forthcoming.
“Solace or Counsel for Death: Kant and Maria von Herbert.” In Dyck, Corey (Hg.) Women and Philosophy in 18th Century Germany. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021, 137-156.
Kant and Post-Tractarian Wittgenstein: Transcendentalism, Idealism, Illusion. Cham (CH): Palgrave Macmilan, 2020. DOI:
Philosophy of Logic and Mathematics. Edited by Gabriele M. Mras, Paul Weingartner, and Bernhard Ritter (Hg.). Berlin, New York, De Gruyter, 2019. DOI:
Wittgenstein’s Whewell’s Court Lectures, Cambridge 1938–1941. From the Notes of Yorick Smythies. Edited, introduced, and annotated by Volker A. Munz and Bernhard Ritter. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester (UK), 2017. DOI:
“‘Reddish Green’ – Wittgenstein on Concepts and the Limits of the Empirical.” In Conceptus, Vol. 101/102, 2013, 1–19. DOI:

Recent Teaching

Who Do I Want to Be? Moral Perfectionism, Proseminar BA/MA, Summer 2019, University of Klagenfurt.
Seeing and Interpreting: Form, Gestalt, Aspect, Proseminar BA/MA, Winter 2018/19, University of Klagenfurt.
Thomas Nagel: The View from Nowhere, Proseminar BA/MA, Winter 2018/19, University of Klagenfurt.
Freedom of the Will, Proseminar BA/MA, Sommer 2018, University of Klagenfurt.
Metaphor and Cognition, Proseminar BA/MA, Sommer 2018, University of Klagenfurt.