Department of Philosophy



In philosophy we ask some of the most foundational questions. How can we know anything about the world? How should we live our lives? What characterizes a just society? 

The department of philosophy is home to the The Wittgenstein Archives.

Bergen Philosophy of Science Workshop

The Department of Philosophy will hold its annual workshop on philosophy of science: Philosophy of science goes through exciting times these days. The intention of this workshop is to make available to us the best work of some of the best philosophers interested in conceptual issues pertaining to...


Funding for project on philosophy of logic

The four-year project `Anti-Exceptionalism About Logic' has received a grant from the Norwegian Research Council in the category `Young Researchers'. The project leader is Ole Hjortland (Department of Philosophy), and the project will fund a postdoctoral researcher and a PhD student.


Erbacher and Pichler write for the Journal for the History of Analytical Philosophy

The current issue of the Journal for the History of Analytical Philosophy (vol. 4, nr. 3, 2016) features papers by two of our department members: Christian Erbacher has written on 'Wittgenstein and His Literary Executors' and Alois Pichler has reviewed Mauro Engelmann's (who visited...