School of Philosophical, Historical & International Studies

Event: Philosophy workshop on delusions

Workshop: The Nature of Delusions Date: 20 February 2018. Location: C110 (John Whyte Room), Building C, Ground Floor, Caulfield Campus, Monash University. Organizer: Professor Tim Bayne, Monash University. All welcome – registration not required, but please RSVP.   Program 9:00 Coffee available. 9:15 Tim Bayne (Monash): Welcome. 9:20-10:30 Max Coltheart (Macquarie): Delusional Belief and the Doxastic Reflex. 10:30-10:50…

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The Faculty of Arts Teaching and Learning Awards and Citations 2017

As a Faculty, we have had an excellent year of achievement in education. Both Dr Jonathan McIntosh and Associate Professor Kirsten McLean were recipients of Australian Awards for University teaching and we had unprecedented success in the Vice Chancellor awards with five recipients across the education categories. Vice Chancellor’s awards Dr James Roffee, Vice Chancellor’s Award for…

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From DFAT to KPMG: Catherine shines a light on gender diversity and national security

Since graduating from Monash with a Bachelor of Arts and Graduate Certificate in International Relations, Catherine Kimonides has had an amazing career that has taken her around the world: from her internship with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) in Canberra, to several positions with the Department of Defence in locations including Korea,…

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New critical thinking project wins funding

Members of the Philosophy Department have won approximately $75,000 for a new critical thinking project for marginalised youth, as part of the Social Cohesion Research Grants scheme funded by the Department of Premier and Cabinet, Victoria. The project is headed by Monima Chadha (Philosophy), together with colleagues Sam Butchart, Mark Howard (both Philosophy), and Andy Ruddock (Communications…

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2017 Mapping Social Cohesion Report released today!

The 2017 Mapping Social Cohesion Report, the largest study of its kind on Australian attitudes about immigration, multiculturalism, discrimination and trust in government, was launched today. Produced by Monash Arts researchers in partnerships with the Scanlon Foundation, the report draws from research that has spanned over 35,000 respondents in Australia going back to 2007.

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Philosopher wins Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Early Career Research

Dr Jennifer Windt, a researcher in the Philosophy Department in the School of Philosophical, Historical, and International Studies, has won the 2017 Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research by an Early Career Researcher (ECR), Humanities and Social Sciences. This is a university-wide award in recognition of research excellence by ECRs who are within the first five years…

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Prof. Robert Sparrow features in Autonomous Weapons series

An article by Professor Robert Sparrow (Monash Philosophy) has been featured on the Humanitarian Law & Policy blog as part of a mini-series on Autonomous Weapons. The blog is hosted by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and provides a forum for academics, practitioners, and other interested parties to discuss international humanitarian law…

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Routledge book series confirmed for Body in the City Focus Program

Monash scholars in The Body in the City Focus Program last week received the exciting news that their book series has been accepted for publication by Routledge. This outcome marks the culmination of a great deal of planning by series General Editors Peter Howard, Director of the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Monash, and…

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International Networks of Excellence Scheme success for Monash Philosophy

Members of the Philosophy Department have been successful in winning funding from Monash’s International Networks of Excellence (NoE) seed scheme.  Tim Bayne and Jakob Hohwy (both Philosophy), together with Nao Tsuchiya (Psychology) and Kavan Modi (Physics) were successful with a proposal for a major new network on ‘Causation and Complexity in the Conscious Brain’ ($160,000). The…

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