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Richard Bärnthaler

Richard Bärnthaler MSc(WU),MA
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Richard Bärnthaler holds a prae-doc position at the Vienna University of Economics and Business at the Institute for Multi-Level Governance and Development. He studied Socio-Ecological Economics and Policy (MSc) at the Vienna University of Economics and Business and at the Hitotsubashi University (Japan) as well as History and Philosophy of Science (MA) at the University of Vienna. From 2016 to 2019 he worked at the Department of Development Studies (University of Vienna) on issues around transdisciplinary research and teaching. He is particularly interested in urban studies, the theory of science, science and technology studies as well as relativism and pragmatism. https://wuvienna.academia.edu/RichardBärnthaler
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CV

since 2019
University assistant prae doc (Vienna University of Economics and Business, Institute for Multi-Level Governance and Development)
2017-2019
Project Associate (Vienna University of Economics and Business, Institute for Multi-Level Governance and Development)
2016-2018
Program Coordination (Regional Academy on the United Nations)
2016-2019
Project Associate (University of Vienna, Department of Development Studies)
2015-2016
Teaching Assistant (Vienna University of Economics and Business, Institute for Multi-Level Governance and Development)

Researcher Identifier

Awards and Honors

2019
Kurt Rothschild Award for Economic Journalism and Research

Classifications

  • 2963 Sociology of technology (Details)
  • 5325 Political economics (Details)
  • 5340 Economic history (Details)
  • 5415 Economic sociology (Details)
  • 5610 Urban development planning (Details)
  • 5611 Urban and regional analysis (Details)
  • 5912 Social sciences (interdisciplinary) (Details)
  • 5962 Development cooperation (Details)
  • 6111 Theory of science (Details)
  • 6526 History of science (Details)

Expertise

  • Philosophy of the Social Sciences
  • Relativism
  • Science and Technology Studies
  • Social-Ecological Transformation
  • Socioeconomics
  • Sociology of Scientific Knowledge
  • Spatio-Temporal Regimes
  • Transdisciplinarity
  • Urban Studies

Activities

Reviewer for a scientific journal
  since 2019 Journal of Science and Engineering Ethics
Attendance scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2019 International Karl Polanyi Society (Karl Polanyi for the 21st century: Universal Capitalism in Decline?) - Book Presentation: “Karl Polanyi, ‘The Great Transformation’ and Contemporary Capitalism”
  2019 Chulalongkorn University (International Conference on Transdisciplinary Studies and Social Science: Co-Production of Knowledge Linking Academic and Non-Academic Actors) - Conference Talk: “Two (Philosophical) Stances Behind Transdisciplinary Research”
  2017 Vietnam Academy of Social Science (Fostering Multilateral Knowledge Networks of Transdisciplinary Studies to Tackle Global Challenges: International Summer School) - Lecture: "Science, Paradigms, and Transdisciplinarity"
  2017 Vienna University of Economics and Business (Vienna Working Group for Critical Realism) - Workshop Presentation: "The Resurgence of Japanese Nationalism: An Attempt of a Critical Realist Application in Empirical Research"
  2017 University of Vienna (Symposium on Communication: The (Interpretative) Power of the Public) - Conference Talk: "Well-Ordered Science: A Desirable Vision or an Escapist Fallacy"
  2017 University of Vienna (Epistemic Relativism: Recent Proposals and Criticism) - Conference Talk: "The Fallacy of Naturalism as a Response to the Relativist"
  2016 United Nations Headquarters in Vienna (ACUNS Annual Conference) - Conference Talk: "New Approaches for a Peaceful and more Sustainable World: Preventing Radicalization Towards Violent Extremism – A Matter of Society not Security"
  2015 Vienna University of Economics and Business (NachhaltigkeitsKontroversen) - Panel Discussion: "Sharing Economy: Contribution to a Sustainable Development or Fresh Cell Therapy of Capitalism?"

Publications

Journal article

2019 Aulenbacher, Brigitte, Bärnthaler, Richard, Novy, Andreas. 2019. Editorial: Karl Polanyi, “The Great Transformation” and Contemporary Capitalism. Österreichische Zeitschrift für Soziologie (ÖZS). 44 (2), 105-113. (Details)
2018 Bärnthaler, Richard. 2018. The Fallacy of Naturalism as a Response to the Relativist. Organon F International Journal of Analytic Philosopy, 25, (3), 316-338. (Details)

Chapter in edited volume

2019 Novy, Andreas, Bärnthaler, Richard. 2019. The great transformation: Reflexionen über eine liberale Illusion. In: Karl Polanyi - Wiederentdeckung eines Jahrhundertdenkers, Hrsg. B. Aulenbacher, M. Marterbauer, A. Novy and A. Thurnher, 113-121. Wien: Falter-Verlag. (Details)

Book or article review

2019 Bärnthaler, Richard. 2019. Polanyi in Zeiten des Populismus. Besprechung von Polanyi in Times of Populism: Vision and Contradiction in the History of Economic Ideas, von Christopher Holmes. Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft, 45 (1), 117-121. (Details)
  Bärnthaler, Richard. 2019. Besprechung von Polanyi in Times of Populism—Vision and Contradiction in the History of Economic Ideas, von Christopher Holmes. Österreichische Zeitschrift für Soziologie (ÖZS), 44 (2), 253-256. (Details)

Magazine/newspaper article

2018 Bärnthaler, Richard, Heimerl, Veronika, Décieux, Fabienne. 2018. Die Aktualität des Polanyi'schen Denkens. Falter Ökonomie-Beilage, 24.10.18 (Details)
  Novy, Andreas, Bärnthaler, Richard. 2018. The Great Transformation: Reflexionen über eine liberale Illusion. Falter Ökonomie-Beilage, 24.10.18 (Details)
  Bärnthaler, Richard. 2018. Warum die Linke mitverantwortlich für den Aufstieg der Rechten ist. Zukunft. Die Diskussionszeitschrift für Politik, Gesellschaft und Kultur, 01.05.18 (Details)

Projects

2016
Fostering multi-lateral knowledge networks of transdisciplinary studies to tackle global challenges (2016-2019) (Details)