The Philosophy Department is pleased to welcome the following visitors in first semester this year.
Dr Ole Koksvik. Dr Koksvik will be visiting with the Department for the whole of first semester. He currently holds a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Bergen, and is working on projects in philosophy of mind, epistemology, and rational choice. Dr Koksvik will be giving the Departmental seminar on 7 March.
Dr Josh Skewes. Dr Skewes will visit the Cognition & Philosophy lab from January to April. He is working at the Interacting Minds Centre at Aarhus University, Denmark, and has a background in both philosophy and cognitive neuroscience. While at Monash, Dr Skewes will collaborate with Jakob Hohwy, Bryan Paton and Colin Palmer on experiments in social cognition and autism.
(Arrive Feb 2; depart April 1.)
Professor Yukihiro Nobuhara. Professor Nobuhara will visit the Cognition & Philosophy lab in March. He is director of the Centre for Philosophy at University of Tokyo. This is part of ongoing collaboration between Philosophers at the University of Tokyo and Monash University. March 12 there will be a joint workshop on philosophy of mind and moral psychology.
(Arrive March 8; depart March 18.)
Professor Tim Bayne. Prof Bayne will visit the Cognition & Philosophy lab in February. He is professor of philosophy and University of Manchester. Bayne is collaborating with Jakob Hohwy on several projects related to philosophy of mind and the science of consciousness.
(Arrive Feb 2; depart Feb 11)
Dr Peter Fazekas. Dr Fazekas will visit the Cognition & Philosophy lab from May to August. He is a research fellow at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, having completed his PhD at Edinburgh. Fazekas will collaborate with Jakob Hohwy on projects relating to predictive coding.
(Arrive May 20; depart August 2.)
The first Nexus symposium for 2017
NEXUS: Monash Social Science, Humanities and Medicine Network. is pleased to invite you to the first … Continue reading The first Nexus symposium for 2017
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