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Gabriele M. Mras

ao.Univ.Prof. Dr.phil.
Institute for Economic and Social History
Philosophy Division
Vienna University of Economics and Business
Welthandelsplatz 1
A-1020 Vienna

Building D4 / 3rd floor

Tel: +43 1 31336 / 4257
Fax: +43 1 31336 / 90-4257
Email: gabriele.mras@wu.ac.at

Fides

Gabriele M. Mras is Univ. Professor of Philosophy at the WU Wien since 2003.

She has taught philosophy at the University of Vienna, the University of Klagenfurt, the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, and the University of California, Berkeley. Gabriele Mras studied philosophy and logistics (mathematical logic) at the LMU Munich and the University of Vienna. She received her Dr. phil in 1990 and received in 2003 the venia docendi in philosophy. Gabriele M. Mras has supervised many projects in the philosophy of mind and language, regularly organizes conferences,  and is the co-editor of Conceptus-Journal of Philosophy. 

Books, Articles, Talks

siehe Fides

Organization of Conferences, Workshops and Lecture Series
  • 2018
    "Philosophy of Science and Logic in the 20th Century"
    "On the Very Idea of an Individual – Limits of Microfoundations"
    "41. Internationales Wittgenstein Symposium 2018 - Philosophie der Logik und der Mathematik"
    "Philosophie der Logik und Mathematik"

  • 2017
    "Language as a Social Institution"
    "Force, Content and the Unity of the Proposition"
    "Wittgenstein, von Wright and the Possibility of a Moral Epistemology" with Nuno Venturinha

  • 2016
    "Causality and Necessity - Topics in Philosophy of Science"
    "Wollheim, Wittgenstein, and Pictorial Representation Seeing-as and Seeing-in" Buchpräsentation von Gabriele M. Mras und Gary Kemp
    "Wittgenstein and the Notion of a Language Game"
    "Consciousness and Subjectivity"

  • 2015
    "Relation and Obligation: The Structure of Post-National Law"
    "Perception and the Unity of Proposition" – A Symposion in Honour of John R. Searle

  • 2014
    "Philosophy and Science in Hermann Cohen"
    "Perception and Evaluation"

  • 2013
    "Wittgenstein and Wollheim Seeing-As and Seeing-In"
    "Wittgenstein's Lecture on Ethics"

  • 2012
    "Philosophical Methods" - Graduate Workshop with Richard Raatzsch
    "Wittgenstein on Colour"
    "Philosophical Methods" - Graduate Workshop with Gary Kemp
    "Intuitions, Realism, and the Axiomatic Method"

  • 2011
    "Wittgenstein on Concept-Formation and the Limits of the Empirical"
    "Wittgensteins Philosophie der Psychologie – mit und über Joachim Schulte" (Oxford, Bologna, Zürich)
    "Wittgenstein and Quine – Graduate Workshop"

  • 2010
    "Predication and the Unity of the Proposition"
    "Quantification"
    "Causality, Modality, and Objectivity" 

  • seit 2009
    Vortragsreihe "Wissenschaftsphilosophische Gespräche"

  • 2009
    "Wittgenstein's "Private Language Argument"

  • 2008
    "CSR"

  • 2005–2009
    "Ethik und Ökonomie"

  • 2002
    "Philosophy of Colour" – Universität Wien

  • 2001
    "Truth and Predication" with Donald Davidson

Fellowship and Grants
  • 2010 - 2012 Grant Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (OEAW)

  • 2008 - 2010 FFF Liechtenstein

  • 2004  Fulbright Grant

  • 1997 - 1998  Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft und Forschung (ÖBMWF)

  • 1991 - 1992 Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft und Forschung (ÖBMWF)

  • 1995 - 1996 Grant by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Teaching
  • since 1992 WU Wien: lectures on questions in the theory of knowledge, philosophy of science and ethics

  • since 1996 University of Vienna: lectures on predication (2009), singular terms (2007, 2001) the unity of the proposition, (2009) causality and counterfactuals, (2006),the new riddle of induction (1998), philosophical scepticism (2006), Wittgenstein 1998, 2000, 2001, 2004; Frege 1997, 1999. primary and secondary qualities (2001)

  • 2000, 2001, 2011University of California, Berkeley, Lectures on Kant and Hegel

  • 2004 University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Lectures on Kant

Supervised Doctoral Theses

On Scepticism, J.L. Austin's 'Other Minds', Thompson Clarke and Barry Stroud, Donald Davidsons' Truth Conditional Semantics, Wittgenstein and Keynes on 'Probability'. Wittgenstein and Sraffa on Counterfactual Conditionals, Wittgenstein's Remarks on Colour, Prichard's Moral Philosophy; Kant's Forms of Intuitions, Kant's Lectures on Moral Philosophy, Bas van Fraassen's 'Constructive Empiricism'.

Supervision of doctoral theses (selection)

  • Mag. Florian Wollrab
    On the concept of probability: Kries, Wittgenstein, Keynes and Carnap.

  • Mag. Andreas Celec
    John R. Searles Zusprechungstheorie zur Konstitution sozialer Tatsachen

  • Mag. Helga Pirolt
    Das Verhältnis von Vernunft und Gefühl in Kants Moralvorlesungen der 1770er Jahre

  • Mag. Dr. Heinz Palasser
    Der Begründungsbegriff des philosophischen Skeptizismus bei Thompson Clarke, Barry Stroud und Stanley Cavell

  • Mag. Dr. Frederik Andreas Gierlinger
    Über "transparentes Weiß" - Wittgensteins Bemerkungen über die Farben

  • Mag. Dr. Stephan Leixnering
    Der Intuitionismus in der Moralphilosophie: Gewissheit im Moralischen

  • Mag. Dr.  Štefan Riegelnik
    "Zur Interdependenz von Wahrheit und Bedeutung. Donald Davidsons Theorie der Interpretation von natürlichen Sprachen"