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Welcome to the Research Unit in Philosophy of Science!

Philosophy of Science at the University of Vienna includes: general philosophy of science and its history, philosophy of the individual natural, social and cultural sciences, philosophy of technology, ethics and politics of science and technology.

Research in these areas is often pursued drawing on various adjacent fields in philosophy and beyond, e.g. history and sociology of science and technology, cognitive science, epistemology, feminist philosophy, social and political theory, innovation studies, and knowledge management.


New publications

Friedrich Stadler: Der Wiener Kreis. Ursprung, Entwicklung und Wirkung des Logischen Empirismus im Kontext. 2. Auflage. Dordrecht: Springer 2015.


Friedrich Stadler: The Vienna Circle. Studies in the Origins, Development, and Influence of Logical Empiricism. 2nd edition. Dordrecht: Springer 2015.


Department of Philosophy
Faculty of Philosophy and Education
University of Vienna

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