Michael Funk

University Assistant and PhD-Student at the chair of Philosophy of Media and Technology, Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna; Project Scientist EU H-2020 project “Inclusive Robotics for a better Society” (INBOTS)

Research Interests
philosophy of technologies and sciences
technology ethics
robotics | AI |human-machine-interaction
synthetic biology transdisciplinary research
philosophy of music


Michael Funk is a scientist, essayist and musician. In February 2016, he took up a PraeDoc postition at the chair of Philosophy of Media and Technology. Hitherto he had been employed at the TU Dresden (2007-2015), where he also completed his studies in Philosophy, German philology, and History. Currently he is working on his PhD thesis which has the working title "Philosophy of Technology as Transdisciplinary Task: Epistemic and Methodic Investigations".

For more information see his website: funkmichael.com