School of Philosophical, Historical, and International Studies

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Using lessons from the past to work towards a more ethical future.

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Linda Barclay on Disability and Dignity

Disability raises a host of moral concerns - issues around justice, human rights, and what we owe to each other in a compassionate society. But philosophers have been slow to address disability, and what philosophical literature there is often comes up short in the face of disability's highly complex nature and the ethical challenges it poses. This week: identity politics, distributive justice and the moral minefield that we enter when we try to define disability.

8 March 2019

Outstanding ARC Results for Monash Philosophy

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Philosophy at Monash achieved the nation’s best results on the recent grants round from the Australian Research Council. 4 Discovery grants were awarded, adding to the recent award of a Future Fellowship to Professor Toby Handfield:

8 March 2019

Future Fellowship success for Monash Philosopher

Associate Professor Toby Handfield (Philosophy) has won an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (FT180100067, $1,039,125) for a project on “The Evolution and Economics of Sacred Value”.

Event: Mini-Workshop on Early Modern Philosophy

This mini-workshop forms part of an ARC-funded Discovery Project on women and liberty in the early modern period (DP140100109).

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Event: Philosophy Workshop on the Self

Event: Philosophy Workshop on the Self

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