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Ao. Univ. Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Nemeth

Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna
Universitätsstraße 7
1010 Vienna

Tel: ­(+43) (1) 4277 46480
Secretary: (+43) (1) 4277 46001

e-mail: elisabeth.nemeth@univie.ac.at
www.elisabethnemeth.com

 

Current position:

Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy and Education

 

Education:

1969-1974 studies in philosophy, psychology and catholic theology, University of Vienna

1974 (March to June) studies in philosophy at the University of Munich

1974 Magister philosophiae (MA), University of Vienna

1974/75 studies in philosophy at the University of Oxford

1981 Doctor philosophiae (PhD), University of Vienna

From May 1985 to April 1987, I lived with my family in Constantine (Algeria) where my husband was employed at the city planning office of Constantine. During that time I had informal contacts with the University of Constantine. I gave several lectures on “Wittgenstein and the Vienna Circle” in the seminar of Prof. Claude Bernard (University Mirail, Toulouse, France) who was at the time teaching psychology and philosophy at the University of Constantine.

1999 Venia legendi (Habilitation) in Philosophy, University of Vienna

 

Academic Positions:

1975-1987 Research Assistant, Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna

1988-1999 Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna

2000-present Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna

2004-2010 Chairperson of the Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna

2010-2012 Vize-Chairperson of the Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna

2012-present Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy and Education

 

Visiting Fellowships:

2004 Guest Professor at the Université Paris 1 Sorbonne

2005 Guest Professor at the Faculté des Sciences Sociales, Tunis

2011 Visiting Fellow at the Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh

 

Board Member of Scientific Associations:

1996-2012 Member of the Directory Board of the Institute Vienna Circle http://www.univie.ac.at/ivc

2006-present: Member of the Directory Board of the Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society  http://www.alws.at/

2008/09 Member of the EPSA (European Philosophy of Science Association) Program Committee 2009 http://www.epsa.ac.at

2009-2012: President of the Austrian Philosophical Society http://www.oegp.org

2009-2010: Membre du Conseil scientifique du département ‘Sciences humaines et sociales’ CNRS, France

2010-2012: Member of the steering committee of The International Society for History and Philosophy of Science (HOPOS)

2011-present: Member of the international Program Committee of the Vienna International Summer University (VISU) http://www.univie.ac.at/ivc/VISU/

2013/14: Co-chair (together with Helen Hattab) of the Program Committee of the 10th International Congress of the International Society of History and Philosophy of Science (HOPOS) Ghent  2014, July 3-5. http://www.hopos2014.ugent.be/

 

Recent International Research Projects:

 

2005-2006 Research Project: Paris-Wien: Logischer Empirismus und Wissenschaftliche Weltauffassung 1918-1938. Cooperating institutions: IHPST (Institut d’Histoire et de Philosophie des Sciences et Techniques) / Paris 1– Sorbonne, IVC (Institute Vienna Circle), and the Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna. Sponsored by „Amadée 2005-2006“. Organized and coordinated by Christian Bonnet (Paris 1-Sorbonne) and Elisabeth Nemeth (University of Vienna)

 

2007-2009 Research Project: La philosophie des sciences en Autriche et en France au XXème siècle: histoires croisées, héritages, réceptions et influences réciproques. Cooperating institutions: IHPST (Institut d’Histoire et de Philosophie des Sciences et Techniques) / Paris 1– Sorbonne, IVC (Institute Vienna Circle), and the Departement of Philosophy, University of Vienna. Sponsored by CIERA (Centre interdisciplinaire d’études et de recherches sur l’Allemagne, Paris) with the help of DAAD and MENESR. Organised and coordinated by Christian Bonnet (Paris 1-Sorbonne) and Elisabeth Nemeth (University of Vienna)

 

2008-2012 Member of Team E: „History of the Philosophy of Sciences“ of the ESF-Networking Program: Philosophy of Science in a European Perspective. The last meeting of Team E was held on the subject „History of Explanation, Prediction and Confirmation“ in Utrecht, Netherlands, October 19-20, 2009. Paper on: “Edgar Zilsel on explanation in cultural science.”

 

International Academic Cooperation:

 

2001, July 2 : Membre de jury: Soutenance de thèse: Denis Lelarge, Université Paris 8 – St. Denis

 

2009, December 5: Membre de jury: Habilitation à diriger les recherches – Philosophie : Christian Bonnet : L’empirisme allemand. Université Paris 1-Sorbonne

 

2009, December 7 : Membre de jury: Habilitation à diriger les recherches – Philosophie : Pierre Wagner : Le projet carnapien d’une logique de la science et son contexte historique. Etudes d’histoire de la philosophie des sciences. Université Paris 1-Sorbonne

 

Doctoral Programs and Master Programs:

 

2006-2009: Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program ‘The Sciences in Historical Context’ at the University of Vienna. Member of the Faculty.

 

2010 – present: Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program ‘The Sciences in Historical, Philosophical and Cultural Perspective’ at the University of Vienna. Member of the Faculty.

 

2009, March 10: First Bilateral Workshop for Master-Students Paris – Vienna: “The uncertainty of the future in Heidegger and Bourdieu”. Pilot project in a joint framework: MA Program Philosophy, University of Vienna and “Sociologie historique des instruments symboliques” (direction d’études MA) EHESS Paris. Organised and directed by Eric Brian and Elisabeth Nemeth with the help of ENS (Paris).

 

2010, June 14-15: Second Bilateral Workshop for Master-Students Paris – Vienna: “Homo academicus. Research and Teaching at the University”. Teaching cooperation between the Department of Social Sciences and the Department of Philosophy at ENS (Paris) and the Department of Philosophy at the University of Vienna. Organised and directed by Eric Brian and Elisabeth Nemeth with the help of ENS (Paris

 

 

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