Christoph Limbeck-Lilienau is a research assistent at the Institute Vienna Circle, University of Vienna and taught at the Department of Philosophy of the same from 2017-2018. He is general secretary of the Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society and author of a monograph on the Vienna Circle.
Karl Sigmund’s new book Exact Thinking in Demented Times tells the dramatic history of an intellectual revolution. Sometime around 1900, in the spirit of interdisciplinary thinking of the day, the rectors of the University of Vienna decided to appoint physicists to teach philosophy. So they hired leading Austrian physicists Ernst Mach and Ludwig Boltzmann, who […]