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10
Aug
‘17

The 2017 John Passmore Lecture: 'Can we be rational and fair under risk and uncertrainty?'

The 2017 John Passmore Lecture for the ANU School of Philosophy By Professor Marc Fleurbaey, Robert E. Kuenne Professor in Economics and Humanistic Studies, Professor of Public Affairs and the University Centre for Human Values, Princeton University...

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09
Aug
‘17

Philosopher Bob Goodin receives University’s highest honour

ANU philosopher Bob Goodin has been honoured with the University’s most prestigious award for his work as an “extraordinarily productive and influential philosopher and political scientist” that’s made him among the world...

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08
Aug
‘17

Colin Klein Joins the ANU

The ANU School of Philosophy is delighted to announce that Dr Colin Klein will be joining the faculty from 2018 as an Associate Professor. Dr Klein is an Australian Research Council Future Fellow (having gained his PhD from Princeton University in...

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01
Aug
‘17

Philosophy PhD student Vincent Redhouse presents TED talk: 'A fair go for self determination'

ANU Philosophy PhD student Vincent Redhouse presents TED talk in Canberra: 'A fair go in self determination'. 'Using evidence from US Federal Indian Policy, specifically its self-determination policies, the case will be made that the...

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01
Aug
‘17

Nicholas Southwood presents TED talk: 'That's just not feasible!

Dr Nicholas Southwood of ANU Philosophy presents a TED talk in Canberra on the dangers of the 'just not feasible' device. 'We constantly reject ideas, no matter how desirable, for being “just not feasible. “A universal...

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08
Nov
‘16

Philosophy 2017 Australian Research Council Grant Recipients

Thirteen projects proposed by academics from the College of Arts and Social Sciences have received funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC). A range of projects from the College have won a total of $5.1m in funding, this includes two ARC...

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07
Nov
‘16

Congratulations to Dr Koji Tanaka for receiving an ANU RSSS Infrastructure Grant

Dr Koji Tanaka has received an ANU RSSS Infrastructure Grant to create a library of Buddhist and cross-cultural philosophical materials and translations. The RSSS Infrastructure Grants Scheme is for funding equipment purchases or making investments...

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31
Oct
‘16

Academic Promotions Within the School of Philosophy: Seth Lazar and Nicholas Southwood

There have been two recent academic promotions wihtin the School of Philosophy. Dr Seth Lazar, and Dr Nicholas Southwood have both been awarded promotions in recognition of their academic achievements and contributions to the ANU School of...

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07
Oct
‘16

Dr Seth Lazar Recieves an Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia Commendation for Early Career Research

Dr Seth Lazar has been awarded a Panel Commendation for Early Career Research by the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. The Academy honours Australians in the early part of their career who have achieved excellence in scholarship in one or...

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09
Aug
‘16

John Passmore Lecture: Changing Visions of an Egalitarian Society

The annual John Passmore Lecture took place on Tuesday the 2nd of August at the Innovations Theatre on the ANU campus. The 2016 John Passmore Lecture was given by Professor Elizabeth Anderson; Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, John Dewey Distinguished...

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