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Frank Jackson

Phone: x52340
Location: Rm 2208

Frank Cameron Jackson FBA took mathematics and philosophy at the University of Melbourne and a PhD in philosophy at La Trobe University. He taught at Adelaide for a year (1967) before moving to La Trobe and then to a chair at Monash (1978). He joined the ANU in 1986 as Professor of Philosophy and Head of the Philosophy Program, Research School of Social Sciences.
At ANU Jackson has served as Director of the Institute of Advanced Studies (1998-2001), Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) (2001) and Director of the Research School of Social Sciences (2004-2007). He was appointed as Distinguished Professor at ANU in 2003.

Jackson has a half-time appointment at Princeton University, where he spends Fall semester each year, and half-time appointment in RSSS at The Australian National University. He has held a number of visiting positions, most recently as Leverhulme Professor of Philosophy at Cambridge University in 2011. His most recent book is Language, Names, and Information, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010, based on his Blackwell lectures at Brown University.

Updated: 17 March 2013/ Responsible Officer:  Head of School / Page Contact:  Web Publisher