Last Updated: 14th November 1996
Professor of History at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, and is one of the very few persons to have been students of both Popper and Wittgenstein. He is the author of many books, including The Place of Hooker in the History of Thought; Problems of Religious Knowledge; The Origin of the Carolingian Empire; Relationship and Solitude: An Inquiry into the Relationship between Myth, Metaphysics and Ethics; Life in the Age of Charlemagne; Frederick Barbarossa: A Study in Medieval Politics; When the Golden Bough Breaks: Structuralism or Typology?; The Shapes of Time: A New Look at the Philosophy of History; and Our Knowledge of the Growth of Knowledge: Popper or Wittgenstein?; and Philosophical Darwinism: On the Origin of Knowledge by Means of Natural Selection.
Address: Department of History Victoria University of Wellington PO Box 600, Wellington, New Zealand. Telephone: +64-4-472-1000 Fax: +64-4-495-5261 email: Peter.Munz@vuw.ac.nz