10th Ludwig Wittgenstein Summer School 2018 (Juliet Floyd, Mathieu Marion)

10th Ludwig Wittgenstein Summer School

31 July - 4 August 2018 in Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria

Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Mathematics

With: Juliet FLOYD (Boston) & Mathieu MARION (Montréal)

Scientific Organization and Direction: Volker A. MUNZ (Klagenfurt)

Maximum number of participants: 40
Application deadline (registration and payment): 31 March 2018 (Later applications can unfortunately not be taken into account.)
Information concerning acceptance/non-acceptance: 30 April 2018 (Full reimbursement in case of non-acceptance)

Accommodation will be organized by the ALWS and is located just opposite the conference centre. Private booking possible.
Summer school participants are invited to join the 41st International Wittgenstein Symposium: Philosophy of Logic and Mathematics. Kirchberg am Wechsel, 5 - 11 of August 2018 at reduced fees.
Fees:
250 Euro including conference participation (220 Euro for ALWS members)
210 Euro summer school only (180 Euro for ALWS members).
Summer school fees can be reimbursed only until 15 June 2018 (minus 20 Euro handling charge).
(Refunding of later cancellation: 125 Euro / 105 Euro; minus 20 Euro handling charge)

Payment of the fees includes:
* Free board and lodging during the summer school (dormitory)
* Certificate of participation (working load in ECTS points)

Required qualifications: The summer school is addressed to advanced university students in philosophy. Elementary knowledge of Wittgenstein’s philosophy is desirable. Applicants are asked to send a transcript record and a 3-page preparatory essay on a selected subject from Wittgesntein's Philosophy of Mathematics. Please click here.
Further details concerning preparation (reading list), programme, etc. will be announced.

Teaching language: English

For registration please click here to get the registration form.

Please send your application documents per regular mail to:

Volker A. Munz
Department of Philosophy
Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
Universitaetsstrasse 65-67
A-9020 KLAGENFURT
Email.

9th Ludwig Wittgenstein Summer School 2017 (Hans Sluga and David G. Stern)

2. - 5. August 2017

Meaning, Mind, and Action: Wittgenstein’s Lectures, Cambridge, 1930-33

with Hans SLUGA (Berkeley) & David G. STERN (Iowa City)

Scientific Organization and Direction:Volker A. Munz (Klagenfurt)

Maximum number of participants: 40
Application deadline (registration and payment): 31 March 2017 (Later applications can unfortunately not be taken into account.)
Information concerning acceptance/non-acceptance: 30 April 2017 (Full reimbursement in case of non-acceptance)

Accommodation will be organized by the ALWS and is located just opposite the conference centre. Private booking possible.

Summer school participants are invited to join the 40th International Wittgenstein Symposium: The Philosophy of Perception and Observation. Kirchberg am Wechsel, 6 - 12 of August 2017 at reduced fees.

Fees:
250 Euro including conference participation (220 Euro for ALWS members)
210 Euro summer school only (180 Euro for ALWS members).
Summer school fees can be reimbursed only until 15 June 2017 (minus 20 Euro handling charge).
(Refunding of later cancellation: 125 Euro / 105 Euro; minus 20 Euro handling charge)

Payment of the fees includes:
* Free board and lodging during the summer school (dormitory)
* Certificate of participation (working load in ECTS points)

Required qualifications: The summer school is addressed to advanced university students in philosophy. Elementary knowledge of Wittgenstein’s philosophy is desirable. Applicants are asked to send a transcript record and a 3-page preparatory essay on a selected subject of the following chapters from Wittgenstein’s Lectures, Cambridge, 1930-33: please confer the reading list.

Further details concerning preparation (reading list), programme, etc. will be announced.

Teaching language: English

For registration please click here to get the registration form.

Please send your application documents to:
Volker A. Munz
Department of Philosophy
Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
Universitaetsstrasse 65-67
A-9020 KLAGENFURT
Email:

8th Ludwig Wittgenstein Summer School 2016 (Lars Hertzberg, Oskari Kuusela)

3rd - 6th of August 2016 in Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria

Seeing as: Philosophical
Investigations Part II, xi

With: Lars Hertzberg (Åbo) & Oskari Kuusela (East Anglia)

Scientific Organization and Direction: Volker A. Munz (Klagenfurt)

You can download the poster with this link.

Maximum number of participants: 40
Application deadline (registration and payment): 31 March 2016 (Later applications can unfortunately not be taken into account.)
Information concerning acceptance/non-acceptance: 30 April 2016 (Full reimbursement in case of non-acceptance)

Accommodation will be organized by the ALWS and is located just opposite the conference centre. Private booking possible.

Summer school participants are invited to join the 39th International Wittgenstein Symposium: Aesthetics Today. Contemporary Approaches to the Aesthetics of Nature and of Art. Kirchberg am Wechsel,
7 - 13 of August 2016 at reduced fees.

Fees:
250 Euro including conference participation (220 Euro for ALWS members)
210 Euro summer school only (180 Euro for ALWS members).
Summer school fees can be reimbursed only until 15 June 2016 (minus 20 Euro handling charge).
(Refunding of later cancellation: 125 Euro / 105 Euro; minus 20 Euro handling charge)

Payment of the fees includes:
* Free board and lodging during the summer school (dormitory)
* Certificate of participation (working load in ECTS points)

Required qualifications: The summer school is addressed to advanced university students in philosophy. Elementary knowledge of Wittgenstein’s philosophy is desirable. Applicants are asked to send a transcript record and a 3-page preparatory essay on a selected subject of Philosophical Investigations Part II Section XI.

Further details concerning preparation (reading list), programme, etc. will be announced.

Teaching language: English

For registration please click here to get the registration form.

Please send your application documents to:
Volker A. Munz
Department of Philosophy
Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
Universitaetsstrasse 65-67
A-9020 KLAGENFURT
Email.

7th Ludwig Wittgenstein Summer School 2015 (Cora Diamond, James Conant)

5th - 8th of August 2015 in Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria

Wittgenstein on Following a Rule:
Philosophical Investigations,
Sections 185-242

With: Cora Diamond (Charlottesville) and James Conant (Chicago)

Scientific Organization and Direction: Volker A. Munz (Klagenfurt)

You can download the poster with this link.

Maximum number of participants: 40
Application deadline (registration and payment): 30 March 2015 (Later applications can unfortunately not be taken into account.)
Information concerning acceptance/non-acceptance: 30 April 2015 (Full reimbursement in case of non-acceptance)

Accommodation will be organized by the ALWS and is located just opposite the conference centre. Private booking possible.

Summer school participants are invited to join the 38th International Wittgenstein Symposium: Realism – Relativism – Constructivism. Kirchberg am Wechsel,
9 - 15 of August 2015 at reduced fees.

Fees:
220 Euro including conference participation (180 Euro for ALWS members)
180 Euro summer school only (150 Euro for ALWS members).
Summer school fees can be reimbursed only until 15 June 2015 (minus 20 Euro handling charge).
(Refunding of later cancellation: 110 Euro / 90 Euro; minus 20 Euro handling charge)

Payment of the fees includes:
* Free board and lodging during the summer school (dormitory)
* Certificate of participation (working load in ECTS points)

Required qualifications: The summer school is addressed to advanced university students in philosophy. Elementary knowledge of Wittgenstein’s philosophy is desirable. Applicants are asked to send a transcript record and a 3-page preparatory essay on a selected subject of Philosophical Investigations, Sections 185-242

Further details concerning preparation (reading list), programme, etc. will be announced.

Teaching language: English

For registration please click here to get the registration form.

Please send your application documents to:
Volker A. Munz
Department of Philosophy
Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
Universitaetsstrasse 65-67
A-9020 KLAGENFURT
Email.

6th Ludwig Wittgenstein Summer School 2014 (Peter Hacker, Joachim Schulte)

6th - 9th of August 2014 in Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria

Some Central Problems in the Tractatus

With: Peter HACKER (Oxford), Joachim SCHULTE (Zurich)

Scientific Organization and Direction: Volker A. Munz (Klagenfurt)

You can download the poster with this link.

Maximum number of participants: 40
Application deadline (registration and payment): 30 March 2014 (Later applications can unfortunately not be taken into account.)
Information concerning acceptance/non-acceptance: 30 April 2014 (Full reimbursement in case of non-acceptance)

Accommodation will be organized by the ALWS and is located just opposite the conference centre. Private booking possible.

Summer school participants are invited to join the 37th International Wittgenstein Symposium: Analytical and Continental Philosophy: Methods and Perspectives. Kirchberg am Wechsel,
10 - 16 of August 2014 at reduced fees.

Fees:
220 Euro including conference participation (180 Euro for ALWS members)
180 Euro summer school only (150 Euro for ALWS members).
Summer school fees can be reimbursed only until 15 June 2014 (minus 20 Euro handling charge).
(Refunding of later cancellation: 110 Euro / 90 Euro; minus 20 Euro handling charge)

Payment of the fees includes:
* Free board and lodging during the summer school (dormitory)
* Certificate of participation (working load in ECTS points)

Required qualifications: The summer school is addressed to advanced university students in philosophy. Elementary knowledge of Wittgenstein’s philosophy is desirable. Applicants are asked to send a transcript record and a 3-page preparatory essay on a selected subject of the Tractatus

Further details concerning preparation (reading list), programme, etc. will be announced.

Teaching language: English

For registration please click here to get the registration form.

Please send your application documents to:
Volker A. Munz
Department of Philosophy
Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
Universitaetsstrasse 65-67
A-9020 KLAGENFURT
Email.

5th Ludwig Wittgenstein Summer School 2013 (Cora Diamond, James Conant)

The International Ludwig Wittgenstein Institute (ILWI)

founded by ALWS

is pleased to announce the

5th Ludwig Wittgenstein Summer School

7th – 10th August 2013
Kirchberg am Wechsel / Lower Austria

Ludwig Wittgenstein:

Wittgenstein’s Conception of Philosophy: Sections 89 - 133 of Philosophical Investigations

With:
Cora Diamond (Charlottesville)
James Conant (Chicago)

Scientific Organization: Volker A. Munz (Klagenfurt, ALWS)

Maximum number of participants: 40
Application deadline (registration and payment): 01 April 2013 (Later applications can unfortunately not be taken into account.)
Information concerning acceptance/non-acceptance: 30 April 2013 (Full reimbursement in case of non-acceptance)


Accommodation will be organized by the ALWS and is located just opposite the conference centre. Private booking possible.
Summer school participants are invited to join the 36th International Wittgenstein Symposium:
Mind, Language and Action. Kirchberg am Wechsel, 11 - 17 of August 2013
at reduced fees.
Fees:
220 Euro including conference participation (180 Euro for ALWS members)
180 Euro summer school only (150 Euro for ALWS members).
Summer school fees can be reimbursed only until 15 June 2013 (minus 20 Euro handling charge).
(Refunding of later cancellation: 110 Euro / 90 Euro; minus 20 Euro handling charge)
Payment of the fees includes:
* Free board and lodging during the summer school (dormitory)
* Certificate of participation (working load in ECTS points)
Required qualifications: The summer school is addressed to advanced university students in philosophy. Elementary knowledge of Wittgenstein’s philosophy is desirable.Applicants are asked to send a performance record and a 3-page preparatory essay on one or several remarks from Philosophical Investigations sections 89-133.
Further details concerning preparation (reading list), programme, etc. will be announced.
Teaching language: English

For registration please click here to get the registration form.

Please send your application documents to:
Volker A. Munz
Institut fuer Philosophie
Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
Universitaetsstrasse 65-67
A-9020 KLAGENFURT
Email.

You can download the poster here.

The required readling list can be downloaded here

4th Ludwig Wittgenstein Summer School 2012 (Hans Sluga, David G. Stern)

The International Ludwig Wittgenstein Institute (ILWI)

founded by ALWS

is pleased to announce the

4th Ludwig Wittgenstein Summer School

1st – 4th August 2012
Kirchberg am Wechsel / Lower Austria

Ludwig Wittgenstein:

The Blue Book, pp.1-44

With:
Hans SLUGA (Berkeley)
David G. STERN (Iowa City)

Scientific Organization: Volker MUNZ (Klagenfurt, ALWS)

Impressions of the participants on this summer school can be read here.

Reading List

Primary Text
(1) Wittgenstein, Blue Book, pp. 1-44

Secondary Readings
There exists only a limited secondary literature specifically devoted to the Blue Book - though the literature on topics raised in that work is extensive. Here is a concise list.
Studies of the Blue Book:
(2) Rush Rhees, “Preface,” in (1)
(3) O. K. Bouwsma, “The Blue Book,” Journal of Philosophy, vol. 58, 1961, pp. 141-162.
(4) Hans Sluga, “Wittgensteins Blaues Buch,” Proceedings of the 10th International Wittgenstein Symposium, 1985
The Middle Wittgenstein:
(5) Anthony Kenny, Wittgenstein.  Chs 8 & 9 “Understanding, Thinking and Meaning” & “Language-Games.”
(6) David Stern, “The ‘Middle Wittgenstein.’ From Logical Atomism to Practical Holism,” Synthese, vol. 87, 1991, pp. 203-226.
(7) Ray Monk, Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius. Ch. 16 “Language Games: The Blue and Brown Books.”
(8) Mark Addis, Wittgenstein: A Guide for the Perplexed ch. 4 “The Middle Period”.  Continuum, 2006.
Topics in the Blue Book:
(9) Hans Sluga, Wittgenstein, ch. 4 “The Prodigious Diversity of Language Games”
(10) Renford Bambrough, “Universals and family Resemblance,” in George Pitcher, (ed.) Wittgenstein: The Philosophical Investigations.
(11) Hans Sluga, Wittgenstein, ch. 5, “Families and Resemblances”
(12) Rogers Albritton, “On Wittgenstein’s Use of the Term ‘Criterion’,” Journal of Philosophy, vol. 56, 1959, pp. 845-857.  Reprinted in Pitcher (ed.) Wittgenstein: The Philosophical Investigations, with a four-page postscript Albritton wrote in 1966.
(13) Philip W. Bennett, “Wittgenstein and Defining Criteria,” Philosophical Investigations, vol. 1, 1978, pp 49-63.
Related work by Wittgenstein from the Blue Book period:
(14) Ludwig Wittgenstein, Wittgenstein’s Lectures: Cambridge, 1932-1935. Part II.  The Yellow Book (Selected Parts) pp. 43-73.  Ed. Alice Ambrose.  U of Chicago Press, 1979.
(15) Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophical Grammar pp.39-196.

Maximum number of participants: 40
Application deadline (registration and payment): 01 April 2012
Information concerning acceptance/non-acceptance: 30 April 2012 (Full reimbursement in case of non-acceptance)
Date of arrival: 31 July 2012
Accommodation will be organized by the ALWS and is located just opposite the conference centre. Private booking possible.
Summer school participants are invited to join the 35th International Wittgenstein Symposium:
Ethics - Society - Politics. Kirchberg am Wechsel, 5 - 11 of August 2012
at reduced fees.
Fees:
220 Euro including conference participation (180 Euro for ALWS members)
180 Euro summer school only (150 Euro for ALWS members).
Summer school fees can be reimbursed only until 15 June 2011 (minus 20 Euro handling charge).
(Refunding of later cancellation: 110 Euro / 90 Euro; minus 20 Euro handling charge)
Payment of the fees includes:
* Free board and lodging during the summer school (dormitory)
* Certificate of participation (working load in ECTS points)
Required qualifications: The summer school is addressed to advanced university students in philosophy. Elementary knowledge of Wittgenstein’s philosophy is desirable. Applicants are asked to send a performance record and a 3-page preparatory essay on one or several remarks taken from The Blue Book.
Further details concerning preparation (reading list), programme, etc. will be announced.
Teaching language: English

For registration please click here to get the registration form.

Please send your application documents to:
Volker A. Munz
Institut fuer Philosophie
Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
Universitaetsstrasse 65-67
A-9020 KLAGENFURT
Email.

You can download the poster here.
Participants of the summerschool have given their impressions here.

3rd Ludwig Wittgenstein Summer School 2011 (Peter Hacker, Joachim Schulte)

The International Ludwig Wittgenstein Institute (ILWI)

founded by ALWS

is pleased to announce the

3rd Ludwig Wittgenstein Summer School

3th – 6th August 2011
Kirchberg am Wechsel / Lower Austria

Ludwig Wittgenstein:

On Certainty

With:
Peter HACKER (Oxford)
Joachim SCHULTE (Zurich)

Scientific Organization: Volker MUNZ (Klagenfurt, ALWS)

Maximum number of participants: 40
Application deadline (registration and payment): 01 April 2011
Information concerning acceptance/non-acceptance: 30 April 2011 (Full reimbursement in case of non-acceptance)
Date of arrival: 2 August 2011
Accommodation will be organized by the ALWS and is located just opposite the conference centre. Private booking possible.
Summer school participants are invited to join the 34th International Wittgenstein Symposium:
Epistemology: Contexts, Values, Disagreement. Kirchberg am Wechsel, 7 - 13 of August 2011
at reduced fees.
Fees:
€ 220 including conference participation (€ 180 for ALWS members)
€ 180 summer school only (€ 150 for ALWS members).
Summer school fees can be reimbursed only until 15 June 2011 (minus € 20 handling charge).
(Refunding of later cancellation: € 110 / € 90; minus € 20 handling charge)
Payment of the fees includes:
* Free board and lodging during the summer school (dormitory)
* Certificate of participation (working load in ECTS points)
Required qualifications: The summer school is addressed to advanced university students in philosophy. Elementary knowledge of Wittgenstein’s philosophy is desirable. Applicants are asked to send a performance record and a 3-page preparatory essay on one or several remarks taken from On Certainty.
Further details concerning preparation (reading list), programme, etc. will be announced.
Teaching language: English

For registration please click here.

Please send your application documents to:
Volker A. Munz
Institut fuer Philosophie
Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
Universitaetsstrasse 65-67
A-9020 KLAGENFURT
Email.

You can download the poster here.

2nd Ludwig Wittgenstein Summer School 2010 (Peter Hacker, Joachim Schulte)

Information for the participants.

04.08.2010, 10.00h: 2nd Ludwig Wittgenstein Summer School - Starting Shot.

The International Ludwig Wittgenstein Institute (ILWI)

founded by ALWS

is pleased to announce the

2nd Ludwig Wittgenstein Summer School

4th – 7th August 2010
Kirchberg am Wechsel / Lower Austria

Augustine’s Picture of Language: Names, Samples and Simples.

Philosophical Investigations §§ 1– 89

With:
Peter HACKER (Oxford)
Joachim SCHULTE (Zurich)

Scientific Organization: Volker MUNZ (Graz, ALWS)

Maximum number of participants: 40

Application deadline (registration and payment): 31 March 2010

Information concerning acceptance/non-acceptance: 30 April 2010 (Full reimbursement in case of non-acceptance)

Date of arrival: 3 August 2010

Accommodation will be organized by the ALWS and is located just opposite the conference centre. Private booking possible.

Summer school participants are invited to join the 33rd International Wittgenstein Symposium:

IMAGE AND IMAGING IN PHILOSOPHY, SCIENCE, AND THE ARTS

at reduced fees.

Fees:
€ 220 including conference participation (€ 180 for ALWS members)
€ 180 summer school only (€ 150 for ALWS members).

Summer school fees can be reimbursed only until 15 June 2010 (minus € 20 handling charge).
(Refunding of later cancellation: € 110 / € 90; minus € 20 handling charge)

Payment of the fees includes:
* Free board and lodging during the summer school (dormitory)
* Certificate of participation (working load in ECTS points)

Required qualifications: The summer school is addressed to advanced university students in philosophy. Elementary knowledge of Wittgenstein’s philosophy is desirable. Applicants are asked to send a performance record and a 3-page essay (in electronic form to Volker Munz) on one or several remarks taken from §§1-89.
Further details concerning preparation (reading list), programme, etc. will be announced.

Teaching language: English


(Ludwig Wittgenstein with his school class in Lower Austria, 1922-24.)

For registration please click here

Please send your application documents to:

Dr. Volker A. Munz
Institut fuer Philosophie
Karl-Franzens-Universitaet Graz
Heinrichstraße 26/VI
A-8010 Graz

announcement 2nd Summer School

1st Ludwig Wittgenstein Summer School 2009 (Peter Hacker, Joachim Schulte)

The International Ludwig Wittgenstein Institute (ILWI)

founded by ALWS

is pleased to announce the

1st Ludwig Wittgenstein Summer School

6th – 8th August 2009
Kirchberg am Wechsel / Lower Austria


„Privacy and Private Language:
Philosophical Investigations §§243-315”


With:
Peter HACKER (Oxford)
Joachim SCHULTE (Zurich)

Scientific Organization: Volker MUNZ (Graz, ALWS)


(Ludwig Wittgenstein with his school class in Lower Austria, 1922-24.)

Maximum number of participants: 35

Application deadline (registration and payment): 31 March 2009

Information concerning acceptance/non-acceptance: 30 April 2009
(Full reimbursement in case of non-acceptance)

Date of arrival: 5 August 2009

Accommodation will be organized by the ALWS and is located just opposite the conference centre. Private booking possible.

Summer school participants are invited to join the

32rd International Wittgenstein Symposium:
LANGUAGE AND WORLD

at reduced fees.

Fees:
€ 220 including conference participation (€ 180 for ALWS members)
€ 180 summer school only (€ 150 for ALWS members).

Summer school fees can be reimbursed only until 15 June 2009 (minus € 20 handling charge).
(Refunding of later cancellation: € 110 / € 90; minus € 20 handling charge)

Payment of the fees includes:

  • Free board and lodging during the summer school (dormitory)
  • Certificate of participation (working load in ECTS points)

Required qualifications: The summer school is primarily addressed to advanced students in philosophy. Elementary knowledge of Wittgenstein’s philosophy is desirable. Applicants are asked to send a performance record and a letter of recommendation.

Further details concerning preparation (reading list), programme, etc. will be announced.

Teaching language: English

For travel information please see:
http://www.alws.at/index.php/wittgenstein/symposium_aktuell/travel_and_living/

For registration please click here

Please send your application documents to:

Dr. Volker A. Munz
Institut fuer Philosophie
Karl-Franzens-Universitaet Graz
Heinrichstraße 26/VI
A-8010 Graz