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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Associate Professor Howard Sankey Appointed to the Académie Internationale de Philosophie des Sciences

    In 2019 Associate Professor Howard Sankey was elected to the Académie Internationale de Philosophie des Sciences (AIPS) in Brussels. This election marks his recognition as one …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/04/09/associate-professor-howard-sankey-appointed-to-the-academie-internationale-de-philosophie-des-sciences

  8. Wave as Eigenzeit: A Meditation on Medial Time

    In the 2019–2020 academic year, Dang Nguyen from History and Philosophy of Science in SHAPS is spending her time in the United States as a Fox …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/04/04/wave-as-eigenzeit

  9. The Life You Can Save

    Celebrating the tenth anniversary of his influential book The Life You Can Save, Professor Peter Singer discusses why we need to do more to improve the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/02/06/the-life-you-can-save

  10. Philosophy on the Small Screen

    Dan Halliday

    In 2019, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy Dan Halliday teamed up with Snodger Media and the ABC to make a documentary series on practical ethics. The result …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/12/05/philosophy-on-the-small-screen

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