Explainer: Why whales strand
Whale strandings have perplexed observers since the days of Aristotle. The answer as to why they do is complex and, to some degree, it's still misunderstood.
Episode 13: Impact of Art
We hear from Ali Alizadeh, a literary critic, poet and writer on the philosophy of art, who sees the biggest threat to art as the growing need for it to have function.
Philosophy and feminism in the 17th century
British writer Mary Astell is a shining example of how women have long played a role in shaping modern philosophical thought.
Graduate incomes not worth the focus
We should keep in mind that education is valuable beyond graduate earning capacity, and that what a student learns during their education can have little to do with why they earn more.
Senior lecturer, Literary Studies, literary writer and theorist
Artist, Associate Dean, International and Engagement, Director, Monash Art Projects
Research Associate, Faculty of Education
Research Fellow, School of Biological Sciences
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Associate Professor, Philosophy