Dipl.-Vw. Dr. Volker Munz, MA

Volker_Munz_2014_klein Recent Research

1. Concepts, Consciousness, and Meaning, 2. Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Whewell’s Court Lectures, edition direction. Dr. Volker Munz is assistant professor at the AAU Klagenfurt.

Dr. lic. phil. Bernhard Ritter

Bernhard-Kirchberg-cropped Recent Research

1. Kant and post-Tractarian Wittgenstein, 2. Wittgenstein’s Whewell’s Court Lectures, project assistant and co-editor (Contact details).

Papers und Publications (selection)

“What Is Kant’s Refutation of Idealism Designed to Refute?” In: Abstracta. Linguagem, Mente & Ação. Special Issue IV on Quassim Cassam’s The Possibility of Knowledge (2007), 2009: 58-84. Cassam reacts to the paper on pp. 106-112.
“How Wittgenstenian is a Use Theory of Meaning?”, paper read at the workshop Meeting the Author with Paul Horwich, University of Zurich, March 15, 2010.
“Kant and Kitcher on Apriority”, paper read at the workshop Naturalist Strategies in Ethics and Epistemology, organised by B. Ritter, Zentrum Geschichte des Wissens, Zurich, with Prof. Philip Kitcher, June 29, 2010. Published in: Conceptus 38/94: 45-59.
“‘Privat’ bei Wittgenstein: Über eine spekulative Lesart”, paper read at the workshop Wittgensteins Philosophie der Psychologie – mit und über Joachim Schulte, organised by Prof. Gabriele Mras, WU Vienna, April 12, 2011.
“Hyman on Colours”, paper read at a workshop on John Hyman’s The Objective Eye (2006), University of Zurich, with Prof. John Hyman, September 2, 2011.
“‘Reddish Green’ – Wittgenstein on Concepts and the Limits of Arbitrariness”, paper read at the workshop Wittgenstein on Concept-Formation and the Limits of the Empirical, organised by Prof. Gabriele Mras, WU Vienna, December 16, 2011.
“Theorie und erste Person – Wittgensteins ‘A Lecture on Ethics'”, paper read at the workshop Wittgenstein’s Lecture on Ethics, WU Vienna, organisied by Prof. Gabriele Mras, January 24, 2013.
“Stroud and the Kantian Project”, paper read at the workshop Perception – Transcendentalism – Scepticism: A Peer Mentoring Workshop on and with Barry Stroud, AAU Klagenfurt, organised by phiS, May 28, 2013.
“Seeing Aspects and Seeing Emotion”, paper read at the conference Wittgenstein and Wollheim: Seeing-As and Seeing-In, WU Vienna, organised by Prof. Gabriele Mras and Dr. Stefan Riegelnik, December 14, 2013.

Recent tutorials

Husserls Psychologismus-Kritik, Logische Untersuchungen, Vol. I, advanced BA seminar taught at the University of Zurich, spring semester 2009.
Wilfrid Sellars, Empiricism and the Philosophy of Mind, advanced BA seminar taught with Prof. Ursula Renz at the University of Zurich, autumn semester 2009.
Solipsism und Solipsismuskritik, seminar taught with Prof. Ursula Renz at the AAU Klagenfurt, summer semester 2011.
J.L. Austin, Philosophical Papers, proseminar at the AAU Klagenfurt, winter semester 2011/12.
Wittgenstein, The Blue Book, proseminar at the AAU Klagenfurt, winter semester 2013/14.
Wirtschaftsethik: Grundlagen und Anwendungen, BA course, together with Prof. Richard Raatzsch, WU Vienna, summer semester 2014.