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Peter Munz (12 May 1921 - 14 October 2006) was a philosopher and historian, Professor of the Victoria University of Wellington; among the major influences on his work were Karl Popper and Ludwig Wittgenstein. Munz is one of two students who studied under both Popper and Wittgenstein.
Born in Chemnitz, and educated in Germany, Switzerland and Italy, he emigrated to New Zealand in 1940.
- 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
- Our Knowledge of the Growth of Knowledge: Popper or Wittgenstein?
- Philosophical Darwinism: On the Origin of Knowledge by Means of Natural Selection
- Critique of Impure Reason: An Essay on Neurons, Somatic Markers, and Consciousness
- Beyond Wittgenstein's Poker: New Light on Popper and Wittgenstein
- ^ a b Price, Russell (11 March 2007). "Obituary: Peter Munz". The Guardian.
- ^ Edmunds, D. and Eidenow, J. Wittgenstein's Poker: The Story of a Ten-Minute Argument Between Two Great Philosophers, 2001, page 13.