For the complete list of my academic publications, mainly in German, please check Publikationsliste.

Book: Essays on Intercultural Philosophy. (Satya Nilayam Endowment Lectures Series vol. 4). Chennai: Satya Nilayam Publ., 2002. 
Revised version Internet:

Co-Editorship: Ed. with Herta Nagl-Docekal: Postkoloniales Philosophieren: Afrika (Postcolonial Philosophizing: Africa). (Wiener Reihe: Themen der Philosophie. Bd. 6). Wien: Oldenbourg, 1992. (Articles in English or French)

Ed with Heinz Kimmerle: Philosophy and Democracy in Intercultural Perspective. Philosophie et démocratie en perspective interculturelle. (Articles in English or French). Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1997. 
Internet (preview):

Ed. with Erich Pilz: Human Rights in a Global Context. Theoretical Questions and Case Studies. (= Historische Sozialkunde, Wien, Special Issue) 2004

Ed. with Friedrich Wallner and Florian Schmidsberger: Intercultural Philosophy. New Aspects and Methods. (Culture and Knowledge. Hg. von Friedrich Wallner. Wien: Peter Lang Verlag, 2010. (Articles in English or German)
TOC in Internet:

Ed. with Murat Ateş, James Garrison, Georg Stenger: Orte des Denkens / Places of Thinking. (Articles in German or English). Freiburg i. Br.: Alber Verlag, 2016. 
Preview in Internet:

Guest-Editor of Special Issues:
TOPOI - An International Review of Philosophy: TOPOS: Philosophy in Austria (1989)

TOPOS: Intercultural Philosophy (1998)


Intercultural Philosophy
  • "How are histories of non-western philosophies relevant to intercultural philosophizing?" In Confluence. Online Journal of World Philosophies, Eds.: Monika Kirloskar-Steinbach and James Maffie, vol. 2, no. 3. pp. 125-32. 2015.

         with commentaries by Robert Bernasconi, Paulin J. Hountondji, and Thomas Norton-Smith pp. 133-50, and my "Reply", pp. 151-61.
  • "Intercultural Polylogues in Philosophy." In: Cultures. Conflict - Analysis - Dialogue. Proceedings of the 29. International Ludwig Wittgenstein Symposium Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria 2006, eds.: Christian Kanzian and Edmund Runggaldier, pp. 329-34. Frankfurt/M.: Ontos Verlag, 2007.

  • "Human Rights and Intercultural Ethics" In: Kühnhardt, Ludger und Mamoru Takayama (eds.): Menschenrechte, Kulturen und Gewalt. Ansätze einer interkulturellen Ethik. Baden Baden: Nomos 2005. pp. 345-355
    Confer: "Commentary" by Masakazu Tanaka, ibid., pp. 357-359
  • "Commentary", in: ibid. pp. 385-391  ad: Masakazu Tanaka: "Culturally Situated Violence and a Possibility of Intercultural Ethics: A Case of Disputes over sati (widow burning) in Contemporary India", in: ibid. pp. 361-384
  • "Human Rights and Islam. Some Reflections". In: Erich Pilz and Franz Martin Wimmer (eds.): Human Rights in a Global Context. Theoretical Questions and Case Studies. (= Historische Sozialkunde, Wien, Special Issue) 2004, pp. 35-40
  • Intercultural Philosophy - An Overview. In: Anand Amaladass (ed.): Satya Nilayam. Chennai Journal of Intercultural Philosophy. Vol.1, Nr. 1, 2002, pp. 5-14
  • "African Philosophy and the Concept of Philosophical Polylogues." In: Aspekte der Geschichte Afrikas, Hg.: Manfred-Georg Aschaber, S.  199-228. Westendorf-Melk-Wien: edition harmoni, 1998.
  • "Introduction: Intercultural Philosophy." (in: Franz Martin Wimmer, ed.: TOPOI. An International Review of Philosophy, 17/1). pp. 1-13. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998.

Theory of History and Culture (with Kurt Rudolf Fischer:) "The Historical Consciousness in Analytical Philosophy." In: Proceedings of the International Wittgenstein Symposium 1985, pp. 378-80. Wien, 1986.

(a Correspondence with Paolo Bianchi:) "Universalheimat oder Interkultur als Lebensidee einer Globalkultur - Universal Homeland or Interculturality as the Life Idea of a Global Culture." In: LKW. Dinge zwischen Leben, Kunst & Werk, ed.: Paolo Bianchi, pp. 364-89. Linz: O. K. Centrum für Gegenwartskunst, 1999.

History and Historiography of Philosophy "The role of philosophy for a global culture - Il ruolo della filosofia per una cultura globale." In: Territorio. Trimestrale di problemi sociali, economici, scientifici e culturali, Larino II, Nr. 2/3 (1983): 60-76.

"The Problem with Philosophy from Africa." In: Zeitschrift für Afrikastudien, Wien vol.1, no. 1 (1987).

"Introduction - "Philosophy in Austria"." (in: Franz Martin Wimmer, ed.: TOPOI. An International Review of Philosophy, 8/2). S.  71-73. 1989.

Theory of Law "By What Criteria Can Progress in Legal Theory Be Determined?" In: Zum Fortschritt von Theorie und Technik in Recht und Ethik, Eds.: Ilmar Tammelo and Aulis Aarnio: Rechtstheorie, pp. 35-44. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 1981.

Go to Homepage of Franz M. Wimmer

mailto: Franz Martin Wimmer

Valid HTML
          4.01 Transitional