The Philosophy Department has recently appointed two new lecturers to continuing positions.
John Thrasher (Ph.D. Arizona, 2013) specializes in political philosophy and moral theory. He has published on a variety of topics, including contractarianism, Adam Smith, the stability of consensus, and Epicurean political thought. John will be commencing work in the department in July 2014.
Jennifer Windt (Ph.D. Mainz, 2012) works in the philosophy of mind and cognitive science, and has a forthcoming book with MIT press, on both empirical and philosophical approaches to dreaming. Jenny will be commencing at Monash in February 2015, but she will also be making a brief visit to the Department in July this year.
Update: The Department has more recently appointed Alexei Procyshyn to a three-year Lecturer position in European Philosophy and Critical Theory.
Research Unit in European Philosophy Workshop
Tuesday 15 September, 11am-4pmCaulfield campus, H 05- H 06 Aesthetics, Nature and History: Themes and … Continue reading Research Unit in European Philosophy Workshop
Research Unit in European Philosophy Public Lecture
Monday 14 September: 4.30 pm Caulfield campus, Building H, Theatre HB 39 Professor Eli Friedlander … Continue reading Research Unit in European Philosophy Public Lecture
What is it to dream? – Jennifer Windt on Radio National
Dreams—we all have them, even if we do forget them. But what are they exactly? … Continue reading What is it to dream? – Jennifer Windt on Radio National
Research: Illusion aids understanding of autism
Recent autism research from Professor Jakob Hohwy’s Cognition & Philosophy Lab in the Department of Philosophy … Continue reading Research: Illusion aids understanding of autism
Mid-year publications round-up, Part II
And here is part two of our publications round-up Journal articles and book chapters Ross, … Continue reading Mid-year publications round-up, Part II
Philosophy, mid-year publications round-up, Part I
Lots of new publications since our last round-up, so we’re splitting the announcement in two. Tune … Continue reading Philosophy, mid-year publications round-up, Part I
Project: Prospects for an Ethics of Self-Cultivation
‘Prospects for an Ethics of Self-Cultivation’ is a two-year-long research project which will investigate the … Continue reading Project: Prospects for an Ethics of Self-Cultivation
Visitors to the Department, Semester 1
The Philosophy Department is pleased to welcome the following visitors in first semester this year. … Continue reading Visitors to the Department, Semester 1
Andrew Benjamin on Walter Benjamin
Andrew Benjamin’s new book, Working with Walter Benjamin: Recovering a Political Philosophy has just been published … Continue reading Andrew Benjamin on Walter Benjamin
TechDebates: Lethal Autonomous (“Killer”) Robots
TechDebates series: Lethal Autonomous (“Killer”) Robots This video is of the inaugural debate in the … Continue reading TechDebates: Lethal Autonomous (“Killer”) Robots
Jakob Hohwy in New Scientist, on self-perception and tickling oneself
Can you tickle yourself if you are fooled into thinking that someone else is tickling … Continue reading Jakob Hohwy in New Scientist, on self-perception and tickling oneself
Publications round-up, October
Below is a round up (probably incomplete) of recent works by members of the Philosophy … Continue reading Publications round-up, October