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04
Mar
‘13

Dr Jeremy Shearmur writes about his visit to the Asan Institute for Policy Studies

In late November 2012, I was delighted to receive an invitation, out of the blue, to deliver a paper at a small conference at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies, in the Republic of Korea, on Friedrich Hayek. Hayek is someone who, some American...

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18
Feb
‘13

CASS Philosophers recognised by Philosophy Now magazine

Professor David Chalmers and Dr Rachael Briggs were recently recognised by Philosophy Now Magazine in results from a survey of academic philosophers. In a survey to mark the 21st Anniversary of Philosophy Now magazine, 75 respondents were asked to...

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14
Dec
‘12

Professor Alan Hajek awarded the 2012 CASS Excellence in Supervision Award

On Friday 7 December, the School of Philosophy's Professor Alan Hajek was awarded the 2012 CASS Excellence in Supervision Award. The award recognises a sustained record of strong and innovative commitment to students, and best practice in...

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05
Nov
‘12

In memory of J.J.C. (Jack) Smart AC

16 September 1920 – 6 October 2012 John Jamieson Carswell (Jack) Smart was born in Cambridge, England. He studied philosophy and mathematics at the University of Glasgow, graduating with the MA in 1948. His career as an undergraduate was...

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25
Oct
‘12

Symbols, Signals and the Archaeological Record

  Symbols, Signals and the Archaeological Record Archaeology-Philosophy Interdisciplinary Workshop   Draft Program Thursday November 1 9.30am -11am, Peter Hiscock, "Seeking Archaeosymbols: ambiguity and opportunity in exploring early...

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04
Jul
‘12

Philosophy ranked 6th in 2012 QS World University Rankings

The Australian National University's Philosophy discipline has been ranked 6th in the world according to the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject and ranks number one across Australian universities for the subject. Philosophy...

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