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Alois Pichler

Professor, Department of Philosophy; Head of the Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen (WAB)
  • E-mailAlois.Pichler@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 94 74
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    Sydnesplass 12-13
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    Postboks 7805
    5020 BERGEN

Alois Pichler is professor in philosophy at the Department of Philosophy and head of the Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen (WAB, http://wab.uib.no/). His research has a particular focus on Wittgenstein's work and philosophy, digital editorial philology, writing and text theory, document ontology, Digital humanities. According to Google Scholar (5.1.2018), his citation impact h-index is 11 and his citation impact i10-index is equally 11.

At the University of Bergen, Alois Pichler mainly gives classes in Examen Philosophicum and Wittgenstein’s philosophy. He has had a number of Erasmus and summer school teaching assignments in Bulgaria, Germany, Italy and Poland. In April 2017, he has been a guest professor at the University of Innsbruck and taught there classes in Wittgenstein, digital editorial philology and text theory / ontology.

  • Bengtsson, Gisela; Säätelä, Simo Tuomo Sakari; Pichler, Alois. 2018. New Essays on Frege: Between Science and Literature. Springer Publishing Company. 194 pages. ISBN: 978-3-319-71185-0.
  • Gangopadhyay, Nivedita; Pichler, Alois. 2017. Understanding the immediacy of other minds. European Journal of Philosophy. 25: 1305-1326. doi: 10.1111/ejop.12196
  • Pichler, Alois; Bruvik, Tone Merete. 2017. Éditions critique et séparation de la description et de la présentation. Chapitre 6, pages 203-226. In:
    • Apollon, Daniel; Régnier, Philippe; Bélisle, Claire. 2017. L'édition critique à l'ère du numérique. L'Harmattan. 412 pages. ISBN: 9782343129679.
  • Hadersbeck, Max; Pichler, Alois; Bruder, Daniel; Schweter, Stefan. 2016. New (Re)Search Possibilities for Wittgenstein's Nachlass II: Advanced Search, Navigation and Feedback with the FinderApp WiTTFind. Abstract, pages 90-93. In:
    • Majetschak, Stefan; Weiberg, Anja. 2016. Aesthetics Today.
  • Pichler, Alois. 2016. Mauro Engelmann, Wittgenstein's Philosophical Development: Phenomenology, Grammar, Method, and the Anthropological View. Journal for the History of Analytical Philosophy. 4. 16 pages.
  • Pichler, Alois. 2016. Recollections from Encounters with Georg Henrik von Wright. Acta Philosophica Fennica. 92: 153-166.
  • Addis, Mark; Brock, Steen; Pichler, Alois. 2015. Contributions to a Conceptual Ontology for Wittgenstein. Wittgenstein-Studien. 6: 257-275.
  • Pichler, Alois. 2015. Ludwig Wittgenstein and Us 'Typical Western Scientists'. 3, pages 55-75. In:
    • Greve, Sebastian Sunday; Mácha, Jakub. 2015. Wittgenstein and the Creativity of Language. Palgrave Macmillan. 340 pages. ISBN: 9781137472533.
  • Pichler, Alois; Bruvik, Tone Merete. 2014. Digital Critical Editing: Separating Encoding from Presentation. 6, pages 179-199. In:
    • Apollon, Daniel; Bélisle, Claire; Régnier, Philippe. 2014. Digital Critical Editions. University of Illinois Press. 357 pages. ISBN: 978-0-252-03840-2.
  • Pichler, Alois; Fink, Florian; Hadersbeck, Max; Gjesdal, Øyvind Liland. 2014. Wittgenstein's Nachlass: WiTTFind and Wittgenstein advanced search tools (WAST). 5, pages 91-96. In:
    • Antonacopoulos, Apostolos; Schulz, Klaus U. 2014. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Digital Access to Textual Cultural Heritage. 203 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4503-2588-2.
  • Falch, Rune J.; Erbacher, Christian Eric; Pichler, Alois. 2013. Some observations on developments towards the Semantic Web for Wittgenstein scholarship. Contributions of the Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society. XXI: 119-121.
  • Mácha, Jakub; Falch, Rune J.; Pichler, Alois. 2013. Overlapping and Competing Ontologies. KAPITTEL, pages . In:
    • ACM, New York. 2013. DH-CASE '13 Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Collaborative Annotations in Shared Environment: metadata, vocabularies and techniques in the Digital Humanities. ACM Digital Library. 200 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4503-2199-0.
  • Oakes, Michael P.; Pichler, Alois. 2013. Computational Stylometry of Wittgenstein’s “Diktat für Schlick”. Bergen Language and Linguistics Studies (BeLLS). 3: 221-239.
  • Pichler, Alois. 2013. Reflections on a prominent argument in the Wittgenstein debate. Philosophy and Literature. 37: 435-450. doi: 10.1353/phl.2013.0026
  • Pichler, Alois. 2013. En mer rettferdig måte å publisere forskning på. Forskning.no : nettavis med nyheter fra norsk og internasjonal forskning.
  • Pichler, Alois. 2013. The philosophical investigations and syncretistic writing. Ch. 4, pages 65-80. In:
    • Venturinha, Nuno. 2013. The Textual Genesis of Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations. Routledge. 226 pages. ISBN: 978-0-415-64068-8.
  • Pichler, Alois; Smith, Deirdre C.P. 2013. A list of correspondences between Wittgenstein Ts-310 and Ms-115ii. Contributions of the Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society. 311-318.
  • Pichler, Alois; Zöllner-Weber, Amélie. 2013. Sharing and debating Wittgenstein by using an ontology. Literary & Linguistic Computing. 28: 700-707. doi: 10.1093/llc/fqt049
  • Schreibman, Susan; Gradmann, Stefan; Hennicke, Steffen; Pichler, Alois. 2013. Beyond Infrastructure: Modelling Scholarly Research and Collaboration. Part, pages 386-389. In:
    • Weakly, Laura. 2013. Digital Humanities 2013: Conference Abstracts. ISBN: 978-1-60962-036-3.
  • Säätelä, Simo Tuomo Sakari; Pichler, Alois; Neuman, Yrsa. 2013. Note by the editors. Nordic Wittgenstein Review. 2: 5-6. doi: 10.1515/nwr.2013.2.1.5
  • Hadersbeck, Max; Pichler, Alois; Fink, Florian; Seebauer, Patrick; Strutynska, Olga. 2012. New (re)search possibilities for Wittgenstein's Nachlass. Contributions of the Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society. 35: 102-105.
  • Hrachovec, Herbert; Pichler, Alois; a., o. 2012. Experiments in Digital Philosophy - Putting new paradigms to the test in the Agora project. Paper, pages . In:
    • Meister, Jan Christoph. 2012. Digital Humanities 2012 Conference Abstracts. 583 pages. ISBN: 978-3-937816-99-9.
  • Pichler, Alois; Falch, Rune J. 2012. Open Access to Wittgenstein Primary and Secondary Sources. Gumanitarni Studii [Humanistic Studies]. 14. 22-25.
  • Pichler, Alois; Smith, Deirdre C.P.; Falch, Rune J.; Krüger, Heinz Wilhelm. 2012. Elements of an e-Platform for Wittgenstein Research. Contributions of the Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society. XX: 268-270.
  • Pichler, Alois; Säätelä, Simo Tuomo Sakari; Neuman, Yrsa. 2012. Note by the Editors. Nordic Wittgenstein Review. 1: 5-6.
  • Pichler, Alois; Zöllner-Weber, Amélie. 2012. Towards Wittgenstein on the Semantic Web. Paper, pages . In:
    • Meister, Jan Christoph. 2012. Digital Humanities 2012 Conference Abstracts. 583 pages. ISBN: 978-3-937816-99-9.
  • Pichler, Alois. 2011. Problemy interpretacyjne Dociekan filozoficznych Wittgensteina: styl, terapia, Nachlass. chapter, pages 119-141. In:
    • Dehnel, Piotr; Rasinski, Lotar. 2011. Ludwig Wittgenstein. Konteksty i konfrontacje. Wydawnictwo Naukowe. 300 pages. ISBN: 978-83-62302-26-0.
  • Pichler, Alois; Biggs, Michael; Szeltner, Sarah. 2011. Bibliographie der deutsch- und englischsprachigen Wittgenstein-Ausgaben. Wittgenstein-Studien. 249-286. doi: 10.1515/9783110236231.249
  • Pichler, Alois. 2010. Towards the New Bergen Electronic Edition. 10, pages 157-172. In:
    • Venturinha, Nuno. 2010. Wittgenstein After His Nachlass. History of Analytic Philosophy Series. Palgrave Macmillan. 203 pages. ISBN: 978-0-230-23266-2.
  • Pichler, Alois; Myklebust, Jan Petter. 2010. NORWAY: Wittgenstein archives available on line. University World News. Published 2010-06-07.
  • Pichler, Alois. 2009. Wittgenstein’s albums: "Philosophical Investigations" and "Philosophical Remarks" as alternatives to the 'spirit of progress' in philosophy. Coleção CLE. 55: 57-97.
  • Pichler, Alois. 2009. Wittgenstein og hans forfatterskap - et forsøk. Norsk Filosofisk Tidsskrift. 44: 246--257.
  • Pichler, Alois; Erbacher, Christian Eric. 2009. Das ”Wittgenstein MS 101 from September 1914“–Projekt und das Wittgenstein-Archiv an der Universität Bergen / Projekt ”Wittgenstein MS 101 from September 1914“ a Archiwum Wittgensteina na Uniwersytecie w Bergen. Kapitel, pages 199-242. In:
    • Bremer, Jozef; Rothhaupt, Josef. 2009. Ludwig Wittgenstein: "przydzielony do Krakowa"/"Krakau zugeteilt". Ignatianum. 590 pages. ISBN: 978-83-7614-004-9.
  • Hrachovec, Herbert; Pichler, Alois. 2008. Philosophy of the Information Society. Ontos Verlag. 326 pages. ISBN: 978-3-86838-002-6.
  • Pichler, Alois; Hrachovec, Herbert. 2008. Wittgenstein and the Philosophy of Information. Ontos Verlag. 356 pages. ISBN: 978-3-86838-001-9.
  • Lanestedt, Gjermund; Pichler, Alois. 2007. EU ønsker enklere tilgang til forskningsresultater. Bladet forskning. 4. 30-30.
  • Lanestedt, Gjermund; Pichler, Alois. 2007. Tilgang til forskningsresultater. Dagens it. 18. 19-19. Published 2007-11-01.
  • Pichler, Alois. 2007. The Interpretation of the Philosophical Investigations: Style, Therapy, Nachlass. 4, pages 123-144. In:
    • Kahane, Guy; Kanterian, Edward; Kuusela, Oskari. 2007. Wittgenstein and His Interpreters: Essays in Memory of Gordon Baker. Blackwell Publishing. 368 pages. ISBN: 9781405129220.
  • Pichler, Alois; Hrachovec, Herbert; Wang, Joseph. 2007. Philosophie der Informationsgesellschaft / Philosophy of the Information Society. Contributions of the Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society. XV. ALWS, Kirchberg am Wechsel. 253 pages.
  • Pichler, Alois; Lanestedt, Gjermund. 2007. Humanistisk forskning og publisering i en digital kontekst:Europeiske filosofimiljøer trekker veksler på semantisk metadata-tagging. Human IT. 9: 29-51.
  • Pichler, Alois. 2006. "Ich habe 14 Tage lang nichts gearbeitet...": Ein Blick auf die Schreibarbeit Wittgensteins. Mitteilungen aus dem Brenner-Archiv. 24-25. 131-149.
  • Pichler, Alois. 2006. Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen: Report on activities during the period 2003-2005. Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen, Bergen. 36 pages.
  • Pichler, Alois; Säätelä, Simo T S. 2006. Wittgenstein : The Philosopher and his Works. 461 pages. ISBN: 3-938793-28-7.
  • Säätelä, Simo T S; Pichler, Alois. 2006. Introduction. Introduction, pages 13-71. In:
    • Pichler, Alois; Säätelä, Simo T S. 2006. Wittgenstein : The Philosopher and his Works. 461 pages. ISBN: 3-938793-28-7.
  • Pichler, Alois. 2005. Wittgenstein's Nachlass: Situating the Bergen Electronic Edition. Wittgenstein's Nachlass, pages 12-22. In:
    • Stoicheva, Maria. 2005. LUDVIG Vitgenštajn i analitiènata filosofija: nauèna konferencija, posvetena na 115 godini ot roždenieto mu / Ludwig Wittgenstein and Analytic Philosophy: Papers of the Conference on the Occasion of the 115th Anniversary of his Birth. 155 pages. ISBN: 954-91682-1-2.
  • Pichler, Alois; Haugen, Odd Einar. 2005. Fra kombinerte utgaver til dynamisk utgivelse: Erfaringer fra edisjonsfilologisk arbeid med Wittgensteins filosofiske skrifter og nordiske middelaldertekster. Kapittel, pages 178-249. In:
    • Dahl, Per; Kondrup, Johnny; Kynde, Karsten. 2005. Læsemåder: Udgavetyper og målgrupper. 260 pages. ISBN: 87-7876-447-5.
  • Pichler, Alois; Säätelä, Simo T S. 2005. Wittgenstein: The Philosopher and his Works. 420 pages. ISBN: 82-91071-20-9.
  • Säätelä, Simo T S; Pichler, Alois. 2005. Introduction. innledning, pages 11-64. In:
    • Pichler, Alois; Säätelä, Simo T S. 2005. Wittgenstein: The Philosopher and his Works. 420 pages. ISBN: 82-91071-20-9.
  • Pichler, Alois. 2004. Wittgensteins Philosophische Untersuchungen : Vom Buch zum Album. 328 pages. ISBN: 90-420-0959-4.
  • Pichler, Alois. 2003. Wittgenstein Filozófiai Vizsgálódásai: A könyvtöl az albumig [Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations: From the Book to the Album]. 180-210. In:
    • Neumer, Katalin. 2003. Kép, beszéd, Írás [Picture, Speaking, Writing]. ISBN: 9639500321.
  • Pichler, Alois. 2002. Drei Thesen zu der Entstehung und Eigenart der Philosophischen Untersuchungen: Fragment, Album, Polyphonie. kapittel, pages 355-365. In:
    • Haller, Rudolf; Puhl, Klaus. 2002. Wittgenstein and the Future of Philosophy. A Reassessment after 50 years / Wittgenstein und die Zukunft der Philosophie. Eine Neubewertung nach 50 Jahren. 476 pages. ISBN: 3-209-04065-6.
  • Pichler, Alois. 2002. Wittgenstein Filozófiai Vizsgálódásai: A könyvtöl az albumig [Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations: From the Book to the Album]. Gond. Filozófiai esszéfolyóirat. 34: 9-41.
  • Pichler, Alois. 2001. Wittgensteins "Philosophische Untersuchungen" : vom Buch zum Album.
  • Pichler, Alois. 2001. Encoding Wittgenstein: Some remarks on Wittgenstein's Nachlass, the Bergen Electronic Edition, and future electronic publishing and networking. TRANS Internet-Zeitschrift für Kulturwissenschaften. 10.
  • Krüger, W. Pichler; Krüger, Wilhelm; Pichler, Alois. 1998. Arbeiten zu Wittgenstein. 213 pages. ISBN: 82-91071-18-7.
  • Pichler, Alois. 1997. Wittgensteins Philosophische Untersuchungen. Zur Textgenese von PU @S@S 1-4. Skriftserie fra Wittgensteinarkivet ved Univ. i Bergen. 14. [Mangler utgivernavn].
  • Pichler, Alois. 1994. Untersuchungen zu Wittgensteins Nachla@s. Skriftsere fra Wittgensteinarkivet ved Universitetet i Bergen. 8. The Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen.
  • Pichler, Alois. 1994. "Ludwig Wittgenstein: Vermischte Bemerkungen. Eine Auswahl aus dem Nachla@s." Herausgegeben von Georg Henrik von Wright unter Mitarbeit von Heikki Nyman. Neubearbeitung des Textes durch Alois Pichler.
  • Biggs, Michael; Pichler, Alois. 1993. Wittgenstein: Two Scource Catalogues and a Bibliography. Catalogues of the Published Texts and of the Published Diagrams, each Related to its Sources. Part 1: A Source Catalogue of the Published Texts (A. Pichler). Part 2: A Source Catalogue of the Published Diagrams (M. Biggs). Bibliography (M. Biggs and A. Pichler). DUPI working papers. 7. The Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen. 175 pages.
  • Pichler, Alois. 1993. Wittgensteins Nachla@s. Information Philosophie (L@ørrach). 4: 54-60.
  • Pichler, Alois. 1992. Wittgenstein's Later Manuscripts: Some remarks on Style and Writing. 219-251. In:
    • Henry, Paul; Uthaug, Arve Kjell. 1992. Wittgenstein and Contemporary Theories of Language. (Working Papers from the Wittgenstein Archives at the UiB) (Papers read at the French-Norwegian Wittgenstein seminar at Skjolden, 23-26 May 1992).
  • Pichler, Alois; Henry, Paul; Utaker, Arid. 1992. Wittgenstein's Later Manuscripts: Some Remarks on Style and Writing. Working Papers from the Wittgenstein Archives at the UiB. 5. Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen. 219 pages.
  • Pichler, Alois. 1991. Ludwig Wittgenstein, Vermischte Bemerkungen: Liste der Manuskriptquellen. Ludvig Wittgenstein, Culture and Value: A list of Source Manuscripts. Working Papers from the Wittgenstein Archives at the UiB. 1. Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen.
  • Pichler, Alois. 1991. Ludwig Wittgenstein, Vermischte Bemerkungen: Liste der Manuskriptquellen - Ludwig Wittgenstein, Culture and Value: A List of Source Manuscripts. DUPI working papers. 1. The Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen. 52 pages.

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