History of Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand

Graham Robert Oppy, Nick Trakakis

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The History of Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand is a comprehensive account of the historical development of philosophy in Australia and New Zealand, from the establishment of the first Philosophy Chair in Australasia in 1886 at the University of Melbourne to the current burgeoning of Australasian philosophy. The work is divided into two broad sections, the first providing an account of significant developments and events during various periods in the history of Australasian philosophy, and the second focusing on ideas and theories that have been influential in various disciplines within Australasian philosophy. The work consists of chapters contributed by various philosophers, on specific fields of inquiry or historical periods within Australasian philosophy.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationDordrecht Netherlands
Number of pages858
ISBN (Print)9789400768571
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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