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  1. Applied Proof Theory: Holding an International Workshop during the Pandemic

    How do you hold an international workshop at a time when travel between continents is at a standstill and countries all over the world are in lockdown? Greg Restall, Professor in Philosophy, explains how this worked at the recent international workshop on Applied Proof Theory.  

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/11/17/applied-proof-theory-holding-an-international-workshop-during-the-pandemic

  2. Feminism and the History of Democracy

    The English historian Catharine Macaulay (1731–1791) was one of the leading radical thinkers of her time and, yet, she has been largely forgotten today. In this …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/11/02/feminism-and-the-history-of-democracy

  3. The Early History of Philosophy at the University of Melbourne

    Not long before lockdown began, a display case documenting episodes from the history of the University’s Philosophy program was mounted on Level Four of the North …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/10/26/the-early-history-of-philosophy-at-the-university-of-melbourne

  4. Students Chat about Philosophy

    We are social creatures and the current lockdown isolation is hard on all of us – whether extrovert or introvert. So we thought you might enjoy …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/08/28/students-chat-about-philosophy

  5. The Inaugural SHAPS Optimus Awards

    In 2019 SHAPS Head of School Professor Margaret Cameron launched a new set of annual awards. Through the Optimus Awards, SHAPS will recognise and celebrate members …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/08/14/the-inaugural-shaps-optimus-awards

  6. How to Keep Minorities Out of Philosophy

    Academic philosophy faces numerous challenges in the current climate. One of its ongoing problems is the systemic barriers in place in the discipline for minority students. …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/07/24/how-to-keep-minorities-out-of-philosophy

  7. Martin Kovacic

    Sagaing Hills, Myanmar, 2010. Photograph: Martin Kovacic

    Martin Kovacic, ‘The Buddhist Ethics of Killing: Metaphysics, Phenomenology, Ethics’ (PhD in Philosophy, 2020) Significant media interest and academic scholarship has in recent years brought attention …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/03/martin-kovacic

  8. Philip Patterson

    Philip Patterson, ‘Virtue and the Three Monkey Defence: Regulating Ethical Conduct in the Australian Public Service’ (PhD in Philosophy, 2020) The thesis is an investigation of …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/02/philip-patterson

  9. Fergus Dale Prien

    Fergus Dale Prien, ‘A Reliabilist Strategy for Solving the Problem of Induction’ (MA in Philosophy, 2020) In this thesis I develop a two-stage strategy in which …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/02/fergus-dale-prien

  10. Episode 3 in the SHAPS Podcast Series: Professor Margaret Cameron

    This episode of our podcast, Disaster & Change, is intended to help us think through our current situation during the global coronavirus pandemic. The focus is …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/05/21/disaster-change-3

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