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Staff in the Department of Philosophy have a wide range of experience and research interests.

  • Academic
    Rachel Ankeny Professor
    HDR Supervision
    History and Philosophy of the Biological Sciences,
    Applied Ethics, Feminist Theory

    Garrett Cullity

    Hughes Professor Metaethics, Normative Ethical Theory, Applied Ethics
    Antony Eagle Senior Lecturer
    Personal Webpage
    Metaphysics, Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Probability
    Jordi Fernandez Associate Professor 
    Personal Webpage
    Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology, Metaphysics
    Denise Gamble Lecturer
    Postgrad Coordinator
    Kant's Moral and Aesthetic Philosophy, Philosophy of
    Film, Applied Ethics, Philosophy of Criminal Law
    Philip Gerrans Professor
    Personal Webpage
    2012-2015 Philip will be investigating the relationship between emotion and self-representation in psychiatric disorders.
    Jenny McMahon Professor
    Course Advisor
    Aesthetic judgment, Theories of Pleasure, Philosophy of Art, Kantian Aesthetics, Ancient Aesthetics, Imagination, Metaethics and Aesthetics, Value Theory
    Gerard O'Brien Professor
    Head of Department

    Neurocomputational Models of Cognition & Consciousness, Mental Representation, Self, Naturalised Theories of Ethics
    Jon Opie Senior Lecturer
    Honours Coordinator
    Neural Network Models of Cognition, Consciousness, Mental Representation, Theories of Perception, Explanation, Emergence
    • Research Fellows / Adjuncts
      John Chandler Visiting Fellow Moral Theory
      Chris Mortensen Emeritus Professor Paraconsistent Logic, Impossible Pictures, Philosophy of Physics, Space and Time, Quantum Theory
      Graham Nerlich Emeritus Professor Philosophy of Space and Time, Ethics
      Greg O'Hair Guest Lecturer Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mind, Cognitive Science, Logic, Metaphysics 
      Paul Oppenheimer Visiting Lecturer Computational Philosophy, Logic, Metaphysics
    • Professional Staff

      Please email the School of Humanities or call +61 (0)8 8313 4249

    Department of Philosophy

    Level 7, Napier Building


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