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Level 7, Napier Building
North Terrace Campus
The University of Adelaide
SA 5005 Australia

Email: School of Humanities
Phone: +61 8 8313 4249
Facsimile: +61 8 8303 4341


Welcome to the Department of Philosophy at the University of Adelaide!

New Book

Jenny McMahon has published her second book with Routledge, Art and Ethics in a Material World: Kant’s Pragmatist LegacyJenny argues that a reading of Kant’s body of work in the light of a pragmatist theory of meaning and language leads one to put community reception ahead of individual reception in the order of aesthetic relations.

More information about the book is available here.

Philosophy Links

Follow the links below to find out more about Philosophy at Adelaide.

Inconsistent Images
Ullin Place's Brain
Impossible University
G D Young Lectures
Cognitive Biology
Aesthetics at Adelaide

Philosophy News


Professor Chris Mortensen has been awarded a prestigious Discovery Outstanding Researcher Award (DORA). Chris's project is to produce a conceptual history of the twentieth-century impossible pictures movement which developed around M.C.Escher, to classify kinds of impossible pictures, and particularly to establish priorities over who discovered what.

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