Distinguished Professor Jeff Malpas is elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities.
The Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities is the highest honour for achievement in the humanities in Australia. This year, 28 outstanding researchers and practitioners are elected.
Distinguished Professor Jeff Malpas is internationally known for his work in the philosophy of place, in hermeneutics and the philosophy of language, and in twentieth-century German philosophy. His work is highly interdisciplinary, and intersects with contemporary art, architecture, geography, sociology, and medicine. He is the author of more than 120 scholarly essays, and has authored or edited over 20 books. He is co-editor of the Springer series Contributions to Hermeneutics and the Journal for the Philosophy of History. He was the founder and the first Director of the University of Tasmania's Centre for Applied Philosophy and Ethics (now the Inglis Clark Centre), and has many years' experience in consultancy and training for both Government and private sector organizations.
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