Place, Commonality and the Human: Towards a New Philosophical Anthropology

  • Benjamin, Andrew (Primary Chief Investigator (PCI))
  • Malpas, Jeff (Chief Investigator (CI))

Project: Research

Project Details

Project Description

Combining historical and conceptual approaches, this project aims to develop a new philosophical anthropology
that centers on understanding human being in terms of both place and commonality. This account will provide the
basis for a rethought conception of the ethical that is bound to human life and that understands the ethical as
essentially a matter of judgment rather than prescriptive rule. Given the centrality of the concept of the human to
any thinking about our contemporary situation, the project will have both an applied and interdisciplinary
Effective start/end date1/01/1630/07/20


  • Australian Research Council (ARC): AUD105,000.00
  • Monash University
  • University of Tasmania
  • University of Tasmania