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Documentation of 30 years Institute Vienna Circle / Vienna Circle Society

Bibliography publications 1991–2021

Recent Publications
Feyerabend’s Formative Years. Volume 2. Feyerabend on Logical Empiricism, Bohm & Kuhn Matteo Collodel and Eric Oberheim (Eds.)
Portrait of Young Gödel. Education, First Steps in Logic, the Problem of Completeness Jan von Plato

With deep sadness, we say goodbye to Marjorie Perloff (1931-2024) - Obituary in the New York Times


History of/and Philosophy of Science Colloquium: Seminar for Doctoral Students of Philosophy and History
every Friday, 2-3.30pm, Vienna Circle Society
Registration required

Wiener Vorlesung
Panel Discussion on the occassion of the centennial of the Vienna Circle (Schlick Circle) and Paul Feyerabend
July 4, 2024, Town Hall, 5pm
(Panel: Helga Nowotny, Elisabeth Nemeth, Karl Sigmund, Friedrich Stadler)

International Conference
Paul Feyerabend and Austrian Philosophy. His Formative Years in Postwar Vienna
July 5-6, 2024, University of Vienna, Campus, Yard 1
Centennial Website

International Conference
HOPOS 2024
15th International Congress of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science
July 9-12 2024, University of Vienna, NIG

22nd univie: summer school - Scientific World Conceptions
European Summer School on the Philosophy of Mathematics
September 9-13, 2024, in cooperation with Institute Vienna Circle and European Society for the Philosophy of Mathematics (ESPM)

International Conference
Philosophy of Science – Past, Present and Future
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, October 17-19, 2024

Wissenschaftsskepsis und Wissenschaftsfeindlichkeit in historischer und philosophischer Perspektive
KGPW, October 23-25, 2024 (with lectures by Martin Kusch, Elisabeth Nemeth, Alexander Reutlinger), in cooperation with ÖAW

7th Arthur Pap Lecture
Francesca Biagioli (University of Turin)
November 21, 2024, 5pm

Moritz Schlick: „Philosophie der Natur, Kultur und Geschichte
November 28, 2024

32nd Vienna Circle Lecture
Massimo Ferrari (University of Turin)
November 28, 2024, 5pm


Book Presentation
Johann Dvorak: Edgar Zilsel und die Einheit der Erkenntnis
Institut für Wissenschaft und Kunst, March 7, 2024, 16 Uhr

Travelling exhibition "The Vienna Circle" | HELSINKI
October 19 - December 31, 2023
National Library of Finland
Pictures of the Exhibition

Travelling exhibition "The Vienna Circle" | PARIS
September 1 - December 22, 2023
Bibliothèque des Grands Moulins d’Université Paris Cité
Finissage December 7, 2023
About the exhibition (Circle U.)

6th Arthur Pap Lecture
Paola Cantù (Université Aix-Marseille)
December 7, 2023, 4pm

International Symposium
Eine Wiener Schule in Berlin 1900-1933
November 22-24, 2023, Universität für Angewandte Kunst, Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften | Kunstuniversität Linz in Wien

Rudolf Brunngraber und das 20. Jahrhundert
November 16-17, 2023, Institut für Wissenschaft und Kunst

31st Vienna Circle Lecture
Jordi Cat (Indiana University, Bloomington)
November 9, 2023, 4pm

The Georg Henrik von Wright Lecture
Friedrich Stadler: "Georg Henrik von Wright and Austrian Philosophy – Personal and Intellectual Encounters with Family Resemblances"
October 20, 2023, 15.15 pm, Tieteiden talo, University of Helsinki
As part of the exhibition "The Vienna Circle"
Poster with Abstract
Handout and Video Recording
Pictures of the Lecture

International Conference
The Vienna Circle – History and Legacy
September 25-27, 2023
In cooperation with the Institute Vienna Circle

Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria, August 6–12, 2023
100 Years of Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus – 70 Years after Wittgenstein’s Death: A Critical Assessment
Cultural Program

Conference and Book Presentation
International Planning for Freedom. Otto Neurath's Democratic Planning Theory in the Context of the Current Climate Crisis.
June 12-13, 2023, Chamber of Labor and University of Vienna
With book presentation on the occasion of the publication of Neurath's Gesammelte Schriften in 8 Bänden, extended new edition, ed. Friedrich Stadler, LIT Verlag Vienna
Review and Stream

The Vienna Circle and Beyond: A Workshop Inspired by the Work of Thomas Uebel
May 24, 2023, University of Manchester, 9-6pm
In person and online via zoom, registration required

Discussion and Book Presentation
Dialogic - Individual und Collective in Philosophy and Science. The Example Wittgenstein and the Vienna Circle
May 16, 2023, Wienbibliothek, Town Hall, 6.30pm
In cooperation with the Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society and Wiener Zeitung
On the occasion of the book publication: "Wittgenstein and the Vienna Circle. 100 Years After the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus" (Ed. Friedrich Stadler, Springer)
Review by Wiener Zeitung

Workshop with Book Presentation
Edgar Zilsel: Philosopher, Historian, Sociologist
Vienna Circle Institute Yearbook 27. Eds: Donata Romizi, Monika Wulz, Elisabeth Nemeth. Springer 2022.
March 10, 2023, Institute for Science and Art

Travelling exhibition "The Vienna Circle" | BERLIN
Opening at Humboldt University January 10, 2023
January 10 to February 20, 2023
Program of the opening and the collateral symposium
Further cities: Spring Paris, Fall Helsinki


Feyerabend’s Formative Years. Volume 2. Feyerabend on Logical Empiricism, Bohm & Kuhn Matteo Collodel and Eric Oberheim (Eds.)
Portrait of Young Gödel. Education, First Steps in Logic, the Problem of Completeness Jan von Plato
Die Visualisierung von Wissen im „Jahrhundert des Auges“: Otto Neurath, Isotype und Adprint Silke Körber
Logic, Epistemology, and Scientific Theories - From Peano to the Vienna Circle Paola Cantù and Georg Schiemer (Eds.)
Edgar Zilsel und die Einheit der Erkenntnis. Aktualisierte Neuauflage Johann Dvorák
Logical Empiricism and Naturalism. Neurath and Carnap’s Metatheory of Science Joseph Bentley
Realism, Value, and Transcendental Arguments between Neopragmatism and Analytic Philosophy Sami Pihlström
Wittgenstein and the Vienna Circle. 100 Years After the "Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus" Friedrich Stadler (Ed.)
Otto Neurath, Gesammelte ökonomische, soziologische und sozialpolitische Schriften, Vol. 7 Rudolf Haller and Ulf Höfer (Eds.)
Otto Neurath, Gesammelte ökonomische, soziologische und sozialpolitische Schriften, Vol. 6 Rudolf Haller and Ulf Höfer (Eds.)
Chapters from Gödel's Unfinished Book on Foundational Research in Mathematics Jan von Plato (Ed.)
Logical Empiricism, Life Reform, and the German Youth Movement Christian Damböck, Günther Sandner, Meike Werner (Eds.)
Edgar Zilsel: Philosopher, Historian, Sociologist Donata Romizi, Monika Wulz, Elisabeth Nemeth (Eds.)
The Vienna Circle and Religion Esther Ramharter (Ed.)
The Socio-Ethical Dimension of Knowledge. The Mission of Logical Empiricism Christian Damböck, Adam T. Tuboly (Eds.)
Der junge Carnap in historischem Kontext: 1918–1935 / Young Carnap in an historical Context: 1918–1935 Christian Damböck and Gereon Wolters (Eds.)

Otto Neurath, Gesammelte ökonomische, soziologische und sozialpolitische Schriften Band 1 und 2.
Otto Neurath, Gesammelte philosophische und methodologische Schriften. Band 1 und 2.
Otto Neurath, Gesammelte ökonomische, soziologische und sozialpolitische Schriften
Otto Neurath, Gesammelte bildpädagogische Schriften

Review Essay by Alexander Linsbichler in German and English
Review Essay by Adam Tamas Tuboly about the Neurath edition

Otto Neurath liest Stefan Zweigs „Die Welt von Gestern“. Arturo Larcati, Friedrich Stadler (Hg.) Review
Franz Brentano and Austrian Philosophy. Editors: Fisette, Denis; Fréchette, Guillaume; Stadler, Friedrich
Sociologica, International Journal for Sociological Debate offers some Neurath translations open access:
Introduction to Otto Neurath’s “Bourgeois Marxism” (1930) and “Worldview and Marxism” (1931) | Sociologica (
Bourgeois Marxism. A Review Essay on Karl Mannheim, Ideologie und Utopie (original edition in 1930, translated from German by Alan Scott) | Sociologica (
Worldview and Marxism (original edition in 1931, translated from German by Alan Scott) | Sociologica (

We heartily congratulate Anton Zeilinger for being awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2022 (together with Alain Aspect and John F. Clauser). We are feeling proud and honored and are grateful that from the beginning of the Institute Vienna Circle Anton Zeilinger served as member of its Scientific Advisory Board and published himself in our book series. We wish him and his team further on a long, successful and happy life in good health!
Anton Zeilingers publications in the "Vienna Circle Institute Yearbook" and the "Publications of the Institute Vienna Circle"

Obituary Eckehart (Kay) Köhler (1939-2023)

Obituary Peter Weibel (1944-2023)

Obituary Roger Stuewer (1934-2022)

The Vienna Circle – Exact Thinking in Demented Times, Vienna 2015
ZKM Karlsruhe, April 24 to Sept. 4, 2016
Charles University Prague: Oct.5 to Nov. 12, 2021
University of Warsaw: January 28 - February 28, 2022
University of Belgrad: September 15, 2022
Humboldt University Berlin: January 10 - February 20, 2023


  Dept. of Philosophy          HPS          Institute Vienna Circle

    Early Carnap in Context. Three Case Studies and the Diaries
    Wilhelm Dilthey and Rudolf Carnap. A Historical and Systematic Study
    Moritz Schlick-Project (MSP)
    Otto Neurath: An Intellectual and Political Biography

    31. Jordi Cat (Indiana University, Bloomington): Money and Philosophy in Vienna: Otto Neurath and Ludwig Wittgenstein. November 9, 2023
    30. Flavia Padovani (Drexel University, Philadelphia): Constitutive Principles in Science: Between Contingency and Constraint. December 15, 2022
    29. Alisa Bokulich (Boston University): C.S. Peirce, Gravity Measurements, & the Philosophy of Metrology. December 10, 2021
    28. Janet Kourany (University of Notre Dame): The Present Plight of Science, and Our Plight. December 9, 2020
    27. Juliet Floyd (Boston University): In and Out of Mind: Wittgenstein and Gödel, Post and Turing. July 25, 2019
    26. David Chalmers (NYU): The Lewis-Carnap Aufbau. How Carnap and Lewis might have constructed the world again. June 19, 2018
    25. Thomas Uebel (University of Manchester): Intentionality in the Vienna Circle. June 1, 2017
    24. Thomas Oberdan (Clemson University): ‘Our Common Method’ in Logik, Sprache, Philosophie. September 16, 2016
    23. Peter Schöttler (Freie Universität Berlin): Von Comte zu Carnap. Zur Rezeption des Wiener Kreises in Frankreich. November 30, 2015
    22. Michael Beaney (University of York): Susan Stebbing and the early reception of logical empiricism in Britain, December 12, 2014
    21. Ilkka Niiniluoto (Helsinki): Eino Kaila and the Vienna Circle, November 7, 2013
    20. Don Howard (Notre Dame): Einstein and the Vienna Circle, December 13, 2012
    19. Hans Jürgen Wendel (Rostock): Moritz Schlick und die Metaphysik, December 5, 2011
    18. Dagfinn Føllesdal (Stanford and Oslo)): Edmund Husserl und Kurt Gödel, November 16, 2010
    17. Peter Galison (Harvard, USA): The Assassin of Relativity. Friedrich Adler and Albert Einstein, July 16, 2009
    16. Gerald Holton (Harvard, USA ): Einheit und Vielheit der Wissenschaften, June 23, 2008
    15. Keith Lehrer (University of Arizona): Consensus in Art and Science, July 24, 2007
    14. Rainer Hegselmann (Bayreuth): Truth and Cognitive Division of Labor, July 25, 2006
    13. Maria Carla Galavotti (Bologna): Probability and its Interpretations, July 26, 2005
    12. Helen Longino (Minneapolis): Philosophy of Science after the Social Turn, 20. July, 2004
    11. Die geplante Wiener Kreis Vorlesung 2003 von Donald Davidson entfiel aufgrund dessen Ableben.
    10. Anton Zeilinger (Wien): Observer and Reality in Quantum Physics, 16. Juli 2002
    9. Hubert Schleichert (Konstanz): Moritz Schlick and the Idea of Social Contract, 12.Juli 2001
    8. Michael Friedmann (Indiana University): On the Idea of a Scientific Philosophy?, 6.Juli 2000
    7. Adolf Grünbaum (Pittsburgh): Physical Cosmology and Theory, 7.Juni 1999
    6. Abner Shimony (Boston): Philosophical and Experimental Perspectives of Quantum Physics, 3. September 1998
    5. Walter Thirring (Wien): Grenzen des Reduktionismus in der Physik, 1. Dezember 1997
    4. Carl Djerassi (Stanford/USA): Science-in-fiction ist nicht Science Fiction: Ist es Autobiographie?, 21. Juni 1996
    3. Marie Jahoda (Sussex): Sozialwissenschaft und soziale Realität - Ein persönliches Plädoyer, 7.Juni 1995
    2. Hans Sluga (Berkeley): Macht und Ohnmacht der Analytischen Philosophie, 13. Juni 1994
    1. Saul A. Kripke (Princeton): Carnap's Modal Logic of Individual Concepts, 29. Juni 1993

    6. Paola Cantù (Université Aix-Marseille): What Role Do Definitions Play in Axiomatics? December 7, 2023
    5. James C. Klagge (Virginia Tech, Blacksburg): Is Wittgenstein still an Analytic Philosopher? November 10, 2022
    4. Cheryl Misak (University of Toronto): Pragmatism and the A Priori: Lewis (C.I.), Ramsey, and Carnap. January 21, 2021
    3. Sanford Shieh (Wesleyan University): Returns of Modality: Wittgenstein's Tractatus and Arthur Pap. December 2, 2020
    2. Scott Soames (USC Dornsife): Viennese Lessons: Wittgenstein, Schlick, and Carnap. May 10, 2019
    1. David J. Stump (San Francisco): Arthur Pap’s Analytic Philosophy. June 27, 2018

    Arthur Pap Archives
    Robert S. Cohen Archives
    Estate and exile library of Karl and Charlotte Bühler. Complete catalogue for a research project

Eugene T. Gadol (1920–2000)
Robert S. Cohen (1923–2017)
Adolf Grünbaum (1923–2018)
Renate Lotz-Rimbach (1944–2021)
Werner DePauli-Schimanovich (1942–2021)
Roger Stuewer (1934-2022)

Eckehart (Kay) Köhler (1939-2023)

Peter Weibel (1944-2023)

Juha Manninen (1945-2023)

Juha Manninen (1945-2023)

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