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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.

Academic article
  • Show author(s) 2021. Hierarchical or Non-hierarchical? A Philosophical Approach to a Debate in Text Encoding. Digital Humanities Quarterly.
  • Show author(s) 2021. Crisscross ontology: Mapping concept dynamics, competing argument and multiperspectival knowledge in philosophy. Quaderni di "Filosofia". 59-73.
  • Show author(s) 2020. A Typology of the Philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Writing of Text Alternatives. Aisthesis. 109-118.
  • Show author(s) 2019. A brief update on editions offered by the Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen and licences for their use (as of June 2018). Wittgenstein-Studien. 139-146.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Ludwig Wittgenstein: A report of two dreams from October 1942 (Ms -126, 21 –26). Nordic Wittgenstein Review. 101-107.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Understanding the immediacy of other minds. European Journal of Philosophy. 1305-1326.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Contributions to a Conceptual Ontology for Wittgenstein. Wittgenstein-Studien. 257-275.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Some observations on developments towards the Semantic Web for Wittgenstein scholarship. Contributions of the Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society. 119-121.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Sharing and debating Wittgenstein by using an ontology. Literary & Linguistic Computing. 700-707.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Reflections on a prominent argument in the Wittgenstein debate. Philosophy and Literature. 435-450.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Computational Stylometry of Wittgenstein’s “Diktat für Schlick”. Bergen Language and Linguistics Studies (BeLLS). 221-239.
  • Show author(s) 2013. A list of correspondences between Wittgenstein Ts-310 and Ms-115ii. Contributions of the Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society. 311-318.
  • Show author(s) 2012. New (re)search possibilities for Wittgenstein's Nachlass. Contributions of the Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society. 102-105.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Elements of an e-Platform for Wittgenstein Research. Contributions of the Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society. 268-270.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Bibliographie der deutsch- und englischsprachigen Wittgenstein-Ausgaben. Wittgenstein-Studien. 249-286.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Wittgenstein’s albums: "Philosophical Investigations" and "Philosophical Remarks" as alternatives to the 'spirit of progress' in philosophy. Coleção CLE. 57-97.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Wittgenstein og hans forfatterskap - et forsøk. Norsk Filosofisk tidsskrift. 246--257.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Humanistisk forskning og publisering i en digital kontekst:Europeiske filosofimiljøer trekker veksler på semantisk metadata-tagging. Human IT. 29-51.
  • Show author(s) 2006. "Ich habe 14 Tage lang nichts gearbeitet...": Ein Blick auf die Schreibarbeit Wittgensteins. Mitteilungen aus dem Brenner-Archiv. 131-149.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Wittgenstein Filozófiai Vizsgálódásai: A könyvtöl az albumig [Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations: From the Book to the Album]. Gond. Filozófiai esszéfolyóirat. 9-41.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Encoding Wittgenstein: Some remarks on Wittgenstein's Nachlass, the Bergen Electronic Edition, and future electronic publishing and networking. TRANS Internet-Zeitschrift für Kulturwissenschaften.
  • Show author(s) 1993. Wittgensteins Nachla@s. Information Philosophie (L@ørrach). 54-60.
Popular scientific lecture
  • Show author(s) 2016. Wittgenstein in Norway, Autumn 1936.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Podiumsdiskussion mit Walter Fanta (Klagenfurt), Max Hadersbeck (München), Herbert Hrachovec (Wien), Allan Janik (Innsbruck), Peter Keicher (Wien), Volker Munz (Klagenfurt), Michael Nedo (Cambridge), Martin Pilch (Wien), Nuno Venturinha (Lissabon), Joseph Wang (Innsbruck). Moderation: Alfred Schmidt (Wien).
  • Show author(s) 2016. Podiumsdiskussion mit Max Hadersbeck (München), Allan Janik (Innsbruck), Michael Nedo (Cambridge), Nuno Venturinha (Lissabon). Moderation: Herbert Hrachovec (Wien).
  • Show author(s) 2013. Launch of the Nordic Wittgenstein Review and AGORA WP7: Public Private Partnership OA Business Models Experiments.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Wittgenstein - liv og filosofi.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) 2020. CLARINO+ Optimization of Wittgenstein Research Tools.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Wittgenstein's distinction between acting and behaving.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Wittgenstein und die philosophische Versuchung, Sprache als Kalkül zu betrachten.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Wittgenstein on Understanding.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Was sind Texte?
  • Show author(s) 2017. Using WAB's online resources for Wittgenstein research.
  • Show author(s) 2017. The Wittgenstein Nachlass and Nachlass research tools.
  • Show author(s) 2017. The Wittgenstein Nachlass Online: Edition(s) and Research Possibilities.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Scenarios for future digital Wittgenstein research.
  • Show author(s) 2017. From the scholarly edition to research platforms.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Digitale Methoden in den Geisteswissenschaften.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Digitale Edition am Wittgenstein-Archiv Bergen.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Beispiele für digitale Forschungspraktiken aus der Arbeit mit dem Wittgenstein-Nachlass.
  • Show author(s) 2016. www.wittgensteinsource.org.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations: From Style to Ethics.
  • Show author(s) 2016. What is Text?
  • Show author(s) 2016. New (Re)Search Possibilities for Wittgenstein's Nachlass II: Advanced Search, Navigation and Feedback with the FinderApp WiTTFind.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Modelling the Scholarly Domain beyond Infrastructure.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Is XML suitable for the transcription and editing of complex manuscript materials? A philosophical solution to an ongoing debate about text encoding.
  • Show author(s) 2016. 50 years after G.H. v. Wright, 1966: Open Access to the Wittgenstein Nachlass Today.
  • Show author(s) 2016. "A Collection ...": Faksimile-Edition, BNE, Wittgenstein Source ...
  • Show author(s) 2014. Work on Wittgenstein primary sources and Wittgenstein secondary sources metadata.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Presentation of the Wittgenstein Archives' Agora resources.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Paratext in editing Wittgenstein's writings.
  • Show author(s) 2014. New Wittgenstein Nachlass Facsimile, Open Access.
  • Show author(s) 2014. How does the sign get to its symbol?
  • Show author(s) 2014. A study of Wittgenstein’s usage of ”Handlung”, ”Benehmen”, ”Verhalten” … ”Handlungsweise”.
  • Show author(s) 2013. “Suppose you came as an explorer to an unknown country with a language quite unknown to you…” (PI §206).
  • Show author(s) 2013. ‘The spirit of this civilization is a spirit that is alien and uncongenial to the author...’ (CV, 1998, 8e).
  • Show author(s) 2013. Wittgenstein: no cultural relativist.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Wittgenstein's writing strategies and the role of the example in his philosophy.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Wittgenstein Ts-310 and Ms-115ii.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Wittgenstein Source: Content and Semantics.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Wittgenstein Ontologie.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Using Pundit in the Wittgenstein Incubator pilot: First results.
  • Show author(s) 2013. The Wittgenstein Incubator and Swicky Notes / Pundit.
  • Show author(s) 2013. The Wittgenstein Archives' Wittgenstein ontology.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Linked data: metadata-ekstrahering og ontologigenerering ved Wittgensteinarkivet.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Digital Wittgenstein research: an update.
  • Show author(s) 2012. wittgensteinsource.org: Open Access to Wittgenstein primary sources.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Writing theory, philosophical albums, and digital humanities.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Wittgenstein as a Topic for Writing Research.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Wittgenstein - en fremmed i vår kultur og filosofi?
  • Show author(s) 2012. Das Wittgenstein-Archiv an der Universität Bergen (WAB).
  • Show author(s) 2012. AGORA: Interlinking Wittgenstein Research.
  • Show author(s) 2012. AGORA Content; AGORA PPP; AGORA Impact.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Wittgenstein's Later Critique of the Tractatus.
  • Show author(s) 2011. The PI's 'syncretistic' conception of philosophy.
  • Show author(s) 2011. The JNU VWAB project.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Biography and Philosophy: The Nature of Writing and the Nature of Philosophical Investigation.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Trends and Developments in Digital Publishing at the Wittgenstein Archives.
  • Show author(s) 2010. The Wittgenstein Archives: From Manuscripts to Semantic Web Representations.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Nietzsche, Wittgenstein, Gadamer, Vattimo (og andre filosofer).
  • Show author(s) 2010. Ist Wittgenstein ein "Puzzle-Schreiber" (Hanspeter Ortner)?
  • Show author(s) 2010. Current trends in Bergen Wittgenstein project.
  • Show author(s) 2010. A critical assessment of the "contextual" argument against the "New Wittgenstein".
  • Show author(s) 2010. "Life in the archives!": (still) Five things (at least) to be done.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Wittgenstein Research before and after DISCOVERY.
  • Show author(s) 2009. What Wittgenstein's Philosophical Remarks and Philosophical Investigations have to do with Carnap.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Publishing and “Ontologizing” Wittgenstein’s Nachlass for the Web.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Interactive and Dynamic interactive editing with WittgensteinSOURCE.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Filosofiressurser på Web (http://www.discovery-project.eu/).
  • Show author(s) 2009. Digitale Edition am Beispiel der Arbeit des Wittgenstein-Archivs.
  • Show author(s) 2009. DISCOVERY and Wittgenstein Source.
  • Show author(s) 2009. 5000 pages of the Wittgenstein Nachlass online.
  • Show author(s) 2008. www.hyperwittgenstein.net.
  • Show author(s) 2008. e-Research Infrastructures in the Humanities.
  • Show author(s) 2008. WittgensteinSource.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Was Philosophical Investigations Wittgenstein's only album?
  • Show author(s) 2008. The New Bergen Electronic Edition and Web-Based Collaborative Wittgenstein Research.
  • Show author(s) 2008. "Wittgenstein MS101 from September 1914" und andere Wittgenstein Nachlass Web-Ressourcen.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Wittgenstein Source.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Utilizing OWL for Wittgenstein's Tractatus.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Structural and semantic enrichment in DISCOVERY WAB (II).
  • Show author(s) 2007. Presentation of WAB's structural and semantic enrichment activities.
  • Show author(s) 2006. What does "tagging" (metacoding) do to texts?
  • Show author(s) 2006. What can/shall the next Bergen Electronic Edition(s) look like?
  • Show author(s) 2006. WAB in DISCOVERY: Digital Semantic Corpora for Virtual Research in Philosophy.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Tools for scholarly digital editing.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Texts in electronic contexts, or: What can we learn from Wittgenstein for understanding better digital text practices?
  • Show author(s) 2006. Scholarly electronic editing and the principle of separating representation from presentation.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Perspectives on future electronic scholarly publishing and its implications, with the work of the Wittgenstein Archives as an example / Bergen Electronic Edition w kontekście innych standardowych wydań filozoficznej spuścizny Wittgensteina.
  • Show author(s) 2006. On therapy and style in the PI, and what the Nachlass has to do with it / Terapia a styl w Dociekaniach filozoficznych Wittgensteina i wpływ rękopiśmiennej spuścizny [Nachlass] na interpretację Dociekań.
  • Show author(s) 2006. IRIS - A Proposal for Integration of European Humanities Research Infrastructures.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Commentary on Nuno Venturinha's doctoral thesis "Lógica, Ética, Gramtica: Wittgenstein e o Método da Filosofia" [Logic, Ethics, Grammar: Wittgenstein and the Method of Philosophy].
  • Show author(s) 2006. Applying XML and TEI-P5 to Wittgenstein’s Nachlass.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Towards the next Bergen Electronic Edition.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Outline of an argument for a therapeutic reading of Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations.
  • Show author(s) 2005. On the reception of the Bergen Electronic Edition.
  • Show author(s) 2004. The Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Text encoding at the Wittgenstein Archives.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Outline of an argument for a therapeutic reading of Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations.
  • Show author(s) 2004. On the potential of Wittgenstein's Eine Philosophische Betrachtung for use in (e-)learning.
  • Show author(s) 2004. On Wittgenstein and the Bergen Wittgenstein Archives.
  • Show author(s) 2004. On Wittgenstein and the Bergen Wittgenstein Archives.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Om Wittgenstein og Wittgensteinarkivet.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Editions of the Wittgenstein Papers: Past, Present, and Future.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Debates in current Wittgenstein research [Wspólczesne badania nad filozofia Ludwiga Wittgensteina].
  • Show author(s) 2004. Debates in current Wittgenstein research [Wspólczesne badania nad filozofia Ludwiga Wittgensteina].
  • Show author(s) 2004. "... the development of a theory is not one of Wittgenstein's aims" (Brian McGuinness).
  • Show author(s) 2003. Wittgenstein's Nachlass is published. What now, what next?
  • Show author(s) 2003. Why is Philosophical Investigations not PI:§§1-188 plus RFM: Part 1?
  • Show author(s) 2003. The Wittgenstein Papers: From Cambridge to XML.
  • Show author(s) 2003. On the genesis and character of Part I of the Philosophical Investigations.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Kombinerte utgaver: Dynamisk elektronisk utgivelse som resept for å kombinere forskjellige utgavetyper og målgrupper.
  • Show author(s) 2003. A polyphonic reading of PI: §§1-18.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Text Encoding Initiative Consortium report 2002.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Encoding Wittgenstein. Some remarks on Wittgenstein's Nachlass, the Bergen Electronic Edition, and future electronic publishing and networking.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Drei Thesen zu der Entstehung und Eigenart der Philosophischen Untersuchungen: Fragment, Album, Polyphonie.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Den elektroniske utgivelsen av Wittgensteins Nachlass.
  • Show author(s) 2002. A polyphonic reading of PI: §§156-178.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Drei Thesen zu der Entstehung und Eigenart der Philosophischen Untersuchungen: Fragment, Album, Polyphonie.
  • Show author(s) 2001. 5 Thesen zu der Entstehung und Eigenart der Philosophischen Untersuchungen.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Two Readings of Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations.
  • Show author(s) 1995. Transcriptions, Texts and Interpretation.
  • Show author(s) 1995. Advantages of a Machine-Readable Version of Wittgenstein's Nachla@s.
  • Show author(s) 1993. What is Transcription, Really?
Editorial
  • Show author(s) 2013. Note by the editors. Nordic Wittgenstein Review. 5-6.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Note by the Editors. Nordic Wittgenstein Review. 5-6.
Book review
  • Show author(s) 2018. Wittgenstein’s Whewell’s Court Lectures: Cambridge, 1938–1941, from the Notes by Yorick Smythies, edited by Volker A. Munz and Bernhard Ritter. Grazer Philosophische Studien. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Mauro Engelmann, Wittgenstein's Philosophical Development: Phenomenology, Grammar, Method, and the Anthropological View. Journal for the History of Analytical Philosophy. 16 pages.
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
  • Show author(s) 2019. Wittgenstein in / on Translation. Unicamp.
  • Show author(s) 2018. New Essays on Frege: Between Science and Literature. Springer Publishing Company.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Wittgenstein and the Philosophy of Information. Ontos Verlag.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Philosophy of the Information Society. Ontos Verlag.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Wittgenstein : The Philosopher and his Works. Ontos.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Wittgenstein: The Philosopher and his Works. Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen.
Academic monograph
  • Show author(s) 2004. Wittgensteins Philosophische Untersuchungen : Vom Buch zum Album. 36.
Non-fiction book
  • Show author(s) 1998. Arbeiten zu Wittgenstein. Wittgensteinarkivet.
Database
  • Show author(s) 2016. Ludwig Wittgenstein: Interactive Dynamic Presentation (IDP) of Ludwig Wittgenstein's philosophical Nachlass [http://wab.uib.no/transform/wab.php?modus=opsjoner].
  • Show author(s) 2015. Ludwig Wittgenstein: Wittgenstein Source Bergen Nachlass Edition (BNE).
Popular scientific article
  • Show author(s) 2016. Recollections from Encounters with Georg Henrik von Wright. Acta Philosophica Fennica. 153-166.
  • Show author(s) 2013. En mer rettferdig måte å publisere forskning på. Forskning.no.
  • Show author(s) 2010. NORWAY: Wittgenstein archives available on line. University World News.
Feature article
  • Show author(s) 2007. Tilgang til forskningsresultater. Dagens it. 19-19.
  • Show author(s) 2007. EU ønsker enklere tilgang til forskningsresultater. Bladet forskning. 30-30.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) 2016. Vom System zum Gebrauch. Eine genetisch-philosophische Untersuchung des Grammatikbegriffs bei Wittgenstein.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Wittgensteins "Philosophische Untersuchungen" : vom Buch zum Album.
Interview
  • Show author(s) 2010. Filosofi til folket.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Wittgenstein-arkivet på nett!
  • Show author(s) 2009. Wittgenstein, his Brown Book and his Nachlass.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Utvikler gratis filosofidatabase.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Interview for Studentradioen i Bergen om åpen publisering.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Show author(s) 2020. Uma tipologia da escrita de alternativas de Wittgenstein. 14 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2020. CLARINO+ Optimization of Wittgenstein Research Tools. 5 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Wittgenstein in (Self-)Translation. 36 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Wittgenstein on understanding: language, calculus and practice. 16 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Éditions critique et séparation de la description et de la présentation. 24 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2016. New (Re)Search Possibilities for Wittgenstein's Nachlass II: Advanced Search, Navigation and Feedback with the FinderApp WiTTFind. 4 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Ludwig Wittgenstein and Us 'Typical Western Scientists'. 21 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Wittgenstein's Nachlass: WiTTFind and Wittgenstein advanced search tools (WAST). 6 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Digital Critical Editing: Separating Encoding from Presentation. 21 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2013. The philosophical investigations and syncretistic writing. 16 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Overlapping and Competing Ontologies. 4 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Beyond Infrastructure: Modelling Scholarly Research and Collaboration. 4 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Towards Wittgenstein on the Semantic Web. 4 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Experiments in Digital Philosophy - Putting new paradigms to the test in the Agora project. 3 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Problemy interpretacyjne Dociekan filozoficznych Wittgensteina: styl, terapia, Nachlass. 23 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Towards the New Bergen Electronic Edition. 16 pages.
  • Show author(s) 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. 44 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2007. The Interpretation of the Philosophical Investigations: Style, Therapy, Nachlass. 22 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Introduction. 59 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Wittgenstein's Nachlass: Situating the Bergen Electronic Edition. 11 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Introduction. 54 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Fra kombinerte utgaver til dynamisk utgivelse: Erfaringer fra edisjonsfilologisk arbeid med Wittgensteins filosofiske skrifter og nordiske middelaldertekster. 72 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Wittgenstein Filozófiai Vizsgálódásai: A könyvtöl az albumig [Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations: From the Book to the Album]. 31 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Drei Thesen zu der Entstehung und Eigenart der Philosophischen Untersuchungen: Fragment, Album, Polyphonie. 11 pages.
  • Show author(s) 1992. Wittgenstein's Later Manuscripts: Some remarks on Style and Writing. 33 pages.
Abstract
  • Show author(s) 2012. Open Access to Wittgenstein Primary and Secondary Sources. Gumanitarni Studii [Humanistic Studies]. 22-25.
Multimedia product
  • Show author(s) 2014. Presentation of the Wittgenstein Archives' Agora resources.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Using XML to generate research tools for Wittgenstein scholars by collaborative groupwork.
Introduction
  • Show author(s) 2019. Introduction. 17-32.
Interview Journal
  • Show author(s) 2020. L'edizione elettronica del Nachlass di Wittgenstein e le web resources: state of the art e prospettive future. Idee. 15-36.

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