Welcome to the Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Cultural & Social Sciences

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                                                      Curriculum

                              Courses taught in the academic year 2016/17

                            

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The analytic and formal approach distinguishes the Department of Philosophy at the Faculty of Cultural and Social Sciences. Research and teaching is devoted to the philosophical core disciplines (metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of science, logic, ethics). A special emphasis of the department lies in logic and philosophy of science, where the application of formal methods to philosophical problems, the philosophical analysis of formal methods and interdisciplinarity are regarded as fundamental.

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  • Graduates of the University of Salzburg received an award this year from the Federal Minister for Science, Research and the Economy.
    ... when attending the ZeroHackathon at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome.
    The 1 December lecture and discussion at the Unipark, on the occasion of the retirement of Roman Hummel, University Professor of Journalism Research, were devoted to the professional future and perspective of journalism. The theme was "Hat der Journalismus eine Zukunft? - Inhalte, Arbeitsbedingungen und Berufsprofil ".
    "New insights for a more fair and future-oriented society" - under this motto the AK Salzburg presented science and sponsorship funding prizes. Seventeen prize winners were awarded in four categories, including 10 graduates and students from the University of Salzburg.
    At the end of November, Mayor Heinz Schaden presented the City of Salzburg's cultural prize for exceptional achievements in the fields of art and science at the TriBühne Lehen. The historian Ernst Hanisch was honored for his life’s work, for his essential contributions to the reconstruction of the history of the city of Salzburg in national socialism.
    ... in the PRUNKRÄUMEN DER ALTEN RESIDENZ. Students are already rehearsing the opening polonaise for this highlight of the Salzburger Ball Season: live music in three halls, disco and much more. Secure your cards now.
    At the seventh "International Congress on Science and Skiing (ICSS)" in St. Christoph am Arlberg, organized by the Department of Sports and Kinesiology/USI at the University of Salzburg, numerous renowned scientists present the most important research results from Alpine and Nordic skiing with 103 presentations and 63 scientific posters.
    The University Library Salzburg 2016. From 1 to 24 December, the University Library in Hofstallgasse and the online Advent Calendar open a window every day and present book hints by librarians from the University Library of Salzburg.
    The IFFB Sport- & Bewegungswissenschaft / USI and the Uni 55-PLUS of the University of Salzburg have organized a series of lectures on "The Body in Postmoderne - Between Disembodiment and Body Awareness" in WS 2016/17. Lecture dates are Wednesdays from 16:15 to 17:45, at the Max-Gandolph-Library. Next lecture: 14 December.
    The Chinese governmental system is undergoing a rapid modernization process. After the switch to the computerized administration, the Chinese government is now planning to predict the needs of individual citizens in government services with the help of Big Data Analysis.
    In the Winter Semester 2016/17, the Department of History has organized a series of lectures on "Politics, History & Culture: Austria in the 20th and 21st Centuries". Next lecture: Thursday, 15 December, 17:00, HS 381, GESWI, Rudolfskai 42. All who are interested are welcome!
    The Philosophical Society in Salzburg, Working Group and Discussion Forum at the University of Salzburg invites you to Hörsaal 301 in the Wallistrakt, Franziskanergasse 1, on 15 December, with emeritus Professor Jürgen Mittelstraß.
    On 15 December at the Unipark, students from all faculties are welcome to attend an informative event under the motto "Dare to look outside the box", regarding the interdisciplinary studies at the University of Salzburg.
    Thursday, 15 December, 2016 | 15:00 – 17:00 |Unipark Nonntal | Erzabt-Klotz-Straße | HS 1: The author and Roma, Stefan Horvath, is back in Salzburg! His theme: "'Ich schau nicht mehr weg' - Ein Zeitzeuge schreibt gegen den alltäglichen Antiziganismus in Österreich an".
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    „Erlesenes“ - Adventkalender der Universitätsbibliothek Salzburg 2016

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