Written Language and Picture Language after Otto Neurath — Popularising or Humanising Knowledge?

Friedrich Stadler


The article draws a picture of the invention of the Vienna method of pictorial statistics and the people involved, especially Otto Neurath. There is also a focus on the Social and Economic Museum of Vienna, which was very successful as well as on the so called "Fernunterricht", a project that wasn't so famous.


20th century philosophy; history of philosophy; philosophy; Wittgenstein Ludwig; isotype; museology; Neurath Otto; red Vienna; Social and Economic Museum; Vienna Circle; Viennese method of picture language; visualisation and popularisation

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