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- Philosophy of Science
- Philosophy of Language
- History of philosophy of science esp. the philosophy of Logical Empiricism and the Vienna Circle
As a historian I am also interested in the history of scientific institutions and their relation with politics and policy. In particular I have been working on the sciences in National Socialism and on the history of the University of Vienna in the first half of the 20th century.
Doctoral Candidate at the DFG Research Training Group 2073 Integrating Ethics and Epistemology of Scientific Research, Universität Bielefeld
2019 – 2020
Member of the board of trustees of the Research Institute Brenner-Archiv, University of Innsbruck
2018 – 2020
Official at the Austrian Ministry for Science, Education and Research
Doctorate in History, University of Vienna
04/2017 – 06/2017
Guest researcher at Goethe-University, Frankfurt/M.
10/2016 – 01/2017
Visiting Pre-Doctoral Research Fellow Max-Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin
2014 – 2018
Research Assistant at the Department of History, University of Vienna
M.A. History and Philosophy of Science, University of Vienna
B.A. Philosophy, University of Vienna
Frühstückl, R. (forthcoming): Applications and applicability. Zilsel’s criticism of Carnap’s early view on protocol statements. In Nemeth, E.; Romizi, D. & Wulz, M. (eds.), Edgar Zilsel: Philosopher, Historian, Sociologist. Vienna Circle Institute Yearbook Vol. 25.
Frühstückl, R. (2019): Historical Traces of Austrian Mathematicians in the First Half of the 20th Century. Newsletter of the European Mathematical Society 114, 28–33.
Frühstückl, R. (2018): „Mitten in den Problemen der Wirklichkeit.“ Überlegungen zu einer Ideologie der angewandten Mathematik. In Feichtinger, J. et al. (eds.), Wandlungen und Brüche: Wissenschaftsgeschichte als politische Geschichte. Göttingen: V&R, Vienna University Press. 103–108.
“On the values of the industrial mathematician”, Science as a Factory? Closing Workshop of the DK The Sciences in Historical, Philosophical, and Cultural Contexts, University of Vienna, Austria, 4-6 October 2018
“Mathematics in a new political environment – Changes and attempted change in Vienna, 1938-1945”, 7th International Congress for the History of Science, Prague, Czech Republic, 22-24 September 2016
“I have my reasons – Edward Craig on Testimony and Epistsemic Justification”, 34th International Ludwig Wittgenstein-Symposium, Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria, 7-13 August 2011
“Rigidity of general terms – a case for essential properties?”, 9th Congress of the Austrian Society for Philosophy, Vienna, Austria, 2-4 June 2011
- Seminar (2019): *Bullshit* and Philosophy (referring to Harry Frankfurt) (together with Elisabeth Nemeth), Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna (Lecturer)
- Seminar (2014): Carnap, Cassirer, Heidegger – Michael Friedman on 20th Century Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna (Teaching assistant)
Early Career Grant of the European Society for the History of Science
- Vienna Circle Society
- International Anton Bruckner Society