b. Vienna, Dec. 8, 1938, philosopher. Since 1991 professor of philosophy at the Academy (now University) of Applied Arts in Vienna), from 1995-1999 rector. Numerous publications on the theory of knowledge and philosophy of history. Awarded the Austrian State Prize for Cultural Journalism in 2000.
Works#Vermessungen, 1989; Abstriche, 1991; Ueberfaelle, 1993; In der Zwischenzeit. Adnoten zu Politik und Philosophie, 1995.