Mary Astell: feminism and philosophy in 17th-century Britain
British writer Mary Astell is a shining example of how women have long played a role in shaping modern philosophical thought.
Understanding consciousness in the human brain
An interdisciplinary project aims to unlock one of the world's greatest mysteries, and potentially advance our understanding of machine learning.
The art of gongfu: the master, the student and the way of the Five Ancestors Fist
Monash lecturer Chris Murray's dedication to an ancient art had benefits far beyond improving his martial arts skills.
Friday the 13th: why are we worried?
It's just another day, right? So why is there so much superstition surrounding it?
Spontaneous thought and the mysteries of the wandering mind
Spontaneous thought takes up a large part of our waking consciousness, but that doesn't mean it's bad – it just depends on when you do it.
From Sleeping Beauty to the Frog Prince – why we shouldn't ban fairytales
Fairytales are increasingly being targeted for "inappropriate" messages, but these stories have always evolved, and talk of banning them is misguided.
Victoria passes Voluntary Assisted Dying bill, but how many will access the legislation?
Only a small number are predicted to take advantage of the legislation from mid-2019.
David Copolov, AO
Professor of Psychiatry and Pro Vice-Chancellor
Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor, Philosophy
Associate Professor, Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences
Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
ARC Future Fellow, School of Physics and Astronomy
Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Lecturer, School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics
Professor of Psychology, Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences
Associate Professor, School of Mathematical Sciences
Professor of Philosophy, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Lecturer, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies, Faculty of Arts