Dr. Simon Weisgerber, MSc MA

Dr. Simon Weisgerber, MSc MA


Simon Weisgerber
Department of Philosophy
University of Vienna
Universitätsstraße 7 (NIG)
1010 Vienna

Mail: simon.weisgerber@univie.ac.at



Areas of Specialization

Philosophy of Mathematics, and in particular Philosophy of Mathematical Practice


Supervisors: Esther Heinrich-Ramharter, Georg Schiemer

Title of Thesis: On the Growth and Nature of Mathematical Knowledge from a Practice-Sensitive Point of View, https://utheses.univie.ac.at/detail/66954/

Dissertation defended: October 16, 2023



Value Judgments in Mathematics: G. H. Hardy and the (Non-)seriousness of Mathematical Theorems in Global Philosophy, Volume 34:1, February 2024, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10516-023-09705-y

Mathematical Progress ­­­— On Maddy and Beyond in Philosophia Mathematica, Volume 31, Issue 1, February 2023, Pages 1-28, https://doi.org/10.1093/philmat/nkac019

Visual Proofs as Counterexamples to the Standard View of Informal Mathematical Proofs? in Giardino, et al. (eds.) Diagrammatic Representation and Inference. Diagrams 2022. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 13462. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-15146-0_3



Dissertation Prize 2024 of the Faculty of Philosophy and Education of the University of Vienna for the highest-rated dissertation in philosophy