The Philosophy Department oversees the administration of the Human Rights area of study within the Bachelor of Arts Degree.
Human rights is an interdisciplinary area of study, drawing upon units from International Studies, Politics, Criminology, Philosophy, and other areas.
For more information, go to the Human Rights page.
Visitors to the Department, Semester 1
The Philosophy Department is pleased to welcome the following visitors in first semester this year….
Andrew Benjamin on Walter Benjamin
Andrew Benjamin’s new book, Working with Walter Benjamin: Recovering a Political Philosophy has just been published…
TechDebates: Lethal Autonomous (“Killer”) Robots
TechDebates series: Lethal Autonomous (“Killer”) Robots This video is of the inaugural debate in the…
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…
Publications round-up, October
Below is a round up (probably incomplete) of recent works by members of the Philosophy…
Philosophy Units for 2014
The Philosophy Department has recently finalised its intended unit offerings for 2014. Below is a…
Adam Bartlett – New Adjunct Research Fellow
The Department is pleased to welcome Dr Adam Bartlett (PhD, Melbourne 2010), who has recently…
Justin Clarke-Doane – new adjunct appointee
Justin Clarke-Doane recently departed his position as Lecturer in Philosophy in order to take up…
Welcome to Alison Ross
The Department is pleased to welcome Associate Professor Alison Ross to the Philosophy Department. Until…
Welcome to Andrew Benjamin
Welcome to Andrew Benjamin who, as of July, joins the Philosophy Department and ACJC, both within SOPHIS,…
Considering Honours in Philosophy in 2014 (or 2015)?
For all students who are thinking about studying for an Honours year in philosophy, please…
David Simpson – new Adjunct Senior Research Fellow
David Simpson, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at University of Wollongong is undertaking his OSP at…