The Antipodean Philosopher, Volume 1: Public Lectures on Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand

The Antipodean Philosopher, Volume 1: Public Lectures on Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand


Philosophy in either Australia and New Zealand has been has been experiencing, for a while now, whatever of a 'golden age', workout a power within the international area that's disproportionate to the inhabitants of the 2 international locations. To trap the distinct and across the world regarded contributions Australasian philosophers have made to their self-discipline, a sequence of public talks via top Australasian philosophers was once convened at quite a few literary occasions and gala's throughout Australia and New Zealand from 2006 to 2009. those attractive and sometimes exciting talks attracted huge audiences, and lined various subject matters starting from neighborhood histories of philosophy (in specific, the fortunes of philosophy in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, and New Zealand); to discussions of particular themes (including love, loose will, faith, ecology, feminism, and civilisation), in particular as those have featured within the Australasian philosophy; and to examinations of the highbrow nation of universities in Australasia in the beginning of the twenty-first century. those talks at the moment are accrued right here for the 1st time, to supply not just scholars and students, but additionally the broader group with a deeper appreciation of the philosophical history of Australia and New Zealand.

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