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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

Philosophy Staff

Academic Staff | Administrative Staff | Tutors



Research Interests

Rachel Ankeny Professor
HDR Supervision
History and Philosophy of the Biological Sciences,
Applied Ethics, Feminist Theory
John Chandler Visiting Fellow Moral Theory

Garrett Cullity

Hughes Professor

Metaethics, Normative Ethical Theory, Applied Ethics

Antony Eagle

Personal Webpage

Metaphysics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Probability

Jordi Fernandez

Associate Professor 
Personal Webpage

Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology, Metaphysics


Denise Gamble

Postgrad Coordinator

Kant's Moral and Aesthetic Philosophy, Philosophy of
Film, Applied Ethics, Philosophy of Criminal Law

Philip Gerrans

Personal Webpage

2012-2015 Philip will be investigating the relationship between emotion and self-representation in psychiatric disorders.

John Gill Visiting Fellow Miracles, Design Argument, God and Evil, Philosophy of David Hume
Fiona Mariner Research Librarian Philosophy Resource Page
Jenny McMahon

Associate Professor

Aesthetic judgment, Theories of Pleasure, Philosophy of Art, Kantian Aesthetics, Ancient Aesthetics, Imagination, Metaethics and Aesthetics, Value 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
Gerard O'Brien Professor
Head of Department

Neurocomputational Models of Cognition & Consciousness, Mental Representation, Self, Naturalised Theories of Ethics

Greg O'Hair Guest Lecturer Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mind, Cognitive Science, Logic, Metaphysics 
Jon Opie Senior Lecturer
Honours Coordinator
Neural Network Models of Cognition, Consciousness, Mental Representation, Theories of Perception, Explanation, Emergence

Administrative Staff

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Tutors can normally be found in Napier 702 or 720



Michael Lopresto

John Mercier

Suzy Bliss

Greg O'Hair
Aisha Mahmood Robert Ralston
Bryan Keniry Chris Walsh
Tim Nailer Chris Letheby