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Towards a Philosophical Anthropology of Culture - Naturalism, Relativism, and Skepticism (26.01.2021)
In this book Kevin Cahill explores the question of what it means to be a human being through sustained and original analyses of three important philosophical topics: relativism, skepticism, and naturalism in the social sciences.
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 us as guest researcher in the fall of 2015) book Wittgenstein's Philosophical Development:... Read more
A selection of Wittgenstein resources developed by WAB are now implemented in the Europeana database.
The foundation 'Wittgenstein in Skjolden' has been established, with one of its intentions being to rebuild the cabin that Wittgenstein erected in 1914 in the area known as "Austria" by the lake Eidsvatnet in Skjolden in the innermost part of the Sogne Fjord.
Trinity College Cambridge in cooperation with the Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen will produce a new, high-resolution facsimile of Wittgenstein's Nachlass held in Wren Library.
The Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen (WAB) recently published more than 1,000 secondary resources for Wittgenstein scholars in the form of books, papers and audio-visual material online. All resources are available Open Access and are a result of WAB's participation in the EU-funded project AGORA: Scholarly Open Access Research in European Philosophy.
Two of the foremost experts on Wittgenstein's philosophy visit the Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen this year.