• Jeff Malpas
  • fellow
  • Professor Jeff Malpas FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2018
  • Section: Philosophy and History of Ideas

  • Biography:
  • Jeff Malpas is Distinguished Professor at the University of Tasmania. He 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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