Department of Philosophy
The Department of Philosophy offers one of the most comprehensive and distinguished Philosophy programs in the Asia-Pacific region. The research and teaching interests of staff cover the important areas of philosophy in both the Anglo-American analytic tradition and Continental philosophy.
Recently, the Department's postgraduate program has been ranked in the top 33 philosophy graduate programs in the English-speaking world and in the top 2 in Australasia (The Philosophical Gourmet Report, Blackwell, 2009). We are among the top programs in the world for philosophy of science (including general philosophy of science, philosophy of biology philosophy of cognitive science and philosophy of physics), history of philosophy (especially 17th century early-modern philosophy), philosophy of mind, philosophical logic, metaethics, decision theory (including rational choice and game theory), American pragmatism, feminist philosophy and metaphysics.
The Department of Philosophy is administered by the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry, under the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.