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

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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    From 17-19 October, 2018, the Media Literacy Awards (MLA) once again were awarded. Every year, the Federal Ministry awards the most innovative media educational projects to European schools. This time the award in the category "Multimedia" went to the project "Speak OUT", translated by Speaking VLog, Mag. Julia Weißenböck, MSc, BA, Fachdidaktikerin for English at the University of Salzburg, together with her 3rd class.
    Tickets are no longer available for the 8th Paris Lodron Ball. The approved number of guests for the Alte Residence has been reached. Thank you! www.uni-salzburg.at/ball
    Become an expert in EU Politics, Law and Economics.
    On November 27, 2018, the inaugural lectures of professor of journalism, Rudolf Renger, and history and political didactics, Christoph Kühberger, took place at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
    The so-called Beißergruppe, found in the late 17th century in a Roman villa near Grottaferrata in Llatium and is now in the British Museum in London, reintroduces two boys in dispute over the game Knucklebones.
    The genesis of many Chinese folk musical instruments can be traced back over a thousand years.
    Panel discussion, 19.01.2018, 16:00, Unipark Nonntal, HS Thomas Bernhard (E.001). Afterwards, networking phase in the Foyer in the 1.UG - Following HUMANS
    "If you want new answers, you have to ask new questions." (Johann W. Goethe) - You have the opportunity in Unipark Nonntal, 18.1.2019, 08:00-15:30.
    By a resolution dated 18 June, 2018, the long-serving lecturer at the Department of Classical Studies at the PLUS, Univ.-Lektor Lic. phil. Dr. h.c. Dr. phil. Günther E. Thüry was awarded the professional title “Professor” by the Federal President.
    Mon 21.1.2019, 17:15, HS E.001 (Unipark) - Dr. Louise Hecht (Vienna, Potsdam) - Inclusion and Exclusion Strategies of the Jewish Enlightenment (Haskalah)
    On 31January, 2019, Professor Nadine Marquardt (Bonn) will come to Salzburg for a guest lecture on "Poverty and Punishment".
    On Thursday, 24 January, 2019, the eighth night shift@UBS will take place in the main library at 19:00 in cooperation with the ÖH Salzburg.
    Thu 24.1., 18.30h PODIUM DISCUSSION with Ulrike Hatzer (Regisseurin / Mozarteum), Hans-Werner Kroesinger (Regisseur), Kathrin Röggla (Author) and Christine Umpfenbach (Regisseurin). Moderation: Christoph Lepschy (Mozarteum) // Theater in the KunstQuartier, Paris-Lodron-Str. 2a // www.w-k.sbg.ac.at/de/kunstpolemik-polemikkunst
    On 31 January, 2019, Professor Nadine Marquardt (Bonn) will come to Salzburg for a guest lecture on "Poverty and Punishment".
  • Veranstaltungen
  • 16.01.19 Vortrag zum Thema: "Der Begriff der Krise bei Walter Benjamin und seine Relevanz heute"
    17.01.19 Smooth and non-smooth aspects of Ricci curvature lower bounds
    17.01.19 TAG des JUDENTUMS
    17.01.19 Vorträge der Salzburger Juristischen Gesellschaft
    18.01.19 HUMANS
    22.01.19 Knöchelspielende Kinder und streitende Knaben. Die Londoner Beißergruppe und ihr Umfeld
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