The Department is very pleased to welcome four new lecturers who will commence in July.
David M. Kaplan (PhD Duke, 2007) specialises in philosophy of neuroscience and comes to us from a recently completed postdoctoral fellowship at the Washington University in St Louis.
Mark Kelly (PhD Sydney, 2007) works primarily on the philosophy of Michel Foucault, and has taught at the University of Western Sydney and Middlesex University.
Bob Simpson (DPhil Oxford, 2013) is a political and legal philosopher with a special interest in hate speech and offense.
Paul Silva (PhD Connecticut, 2013) works primarily in epistemology but also has interests in metaphysics and ethics.
David and Paul will together be teaching Intro Philosophy B (Time, Self, and Mind) in second semester 2013. David will also teach Philosophy of Mind, and Paul will also take an honours seminar in epistemology. Bob will be teaching Human Rights Theory 2, as well as contributing a few lectures to Language, Truth, and Power. And Mark will be teaching After the Death of God: Continental Philosophy of Religion as well as an honours seminar on Foucault.
Monash research positions available
Three Graduate Research positions are now open in the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies. Please note applicants who already hold a PhD will not be considered.
Upcoming Conference: Current Trends & Controversies In Social & Political Philosophy
Caufield Campus, Monash University 20-21 July, 2017 Thursday 20 July 2017 3:30 pm-4:30 pm … Continue reading Upcoming Conference: Current Trends & Controversies In Social & Political Philosophy
Symposium brings together women philosophers
Monash recently hosted the 16th Symposium of the International Association of Women Philosophers (IAPh), the first … Continue reading Symposium brings together women philosophers
I’m just not myself: Dr Monima Chadha on the Philosopher’s Zone
ABC’s ‘The Philosopher’s Zone’ talks with Monash Academic Dr Monima Chadha about the intersection of self and mind.
Dr Monima Chadha awarded the 2016 Annette Baier Prize
Monash philosopher Dr Monima Chadha has been awarded the 2016 Annette Baier Prize by the Australasian … Continue reading Dr Monima Chadha awarded the 2016 Annette Baier Prize
Recent Philosophy PhD Student to have her thesis published as a book
“The Pythagorean World: Why Mathematics is Unreasonably Effective in Physics” published by Palgrave Macmillan has an expected publication date of November 2016.
Thanks to the Ian Potter Foundation, funding for keynotes at IAPH 2016
We are extremely grateful to the Ian Potter Foundation for awarding us a $10,115 Conference … Continue reading Thanks to the Ian Potter Foundation, funding for keynotes at IAPH 2016
Monash PhD Dr Bryan Paton’s recent appointment
Dr Bryan Paton, recent PhD from Monash Philosophy under Professor Jakob Hohwy (Cognition & Philosophy … Continue reading Monash PhD Dr Bryan Paton’s recent appointment
Recent book by Jacqueline Broad: The Philosophy of Mary Astell
The work is one of the first books to examine the ideas and arguments of a woman philosopher of the early modern era.
Monash Philosophy alumni at Oxford
In 2017 three Monash Philosophy alumni will be associated with Oxford’s Faculty of Philosophy.
Tim Bayne joins Monash
Tim Bayne joins Monash as Future Fellow and Professor of Philosophy from September 2016
New Discovery projects Awarded to Philosophers at Monash
New Discovery projects Awarded to Philosophers at Monash: DP160103644 Professor Andrew Benjamin; Professor Jeffery Malpas: … Continue reading New Discovery projects Awarded to Philosophers at Monash