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Researcher: Malpas, J (Professor Jeff Malpas)

Research Fields

Hermeneutic and Critical Theory
Metaphysics
Philosophy
Aesthetics
Social Philosophy
History of Philosophy
Applied Ethics
Fine Arts (incl. Sculpture and Painting)
Phenomenology
Race and Ethnic Relations
Architectural History and Theory
Philosophy of Language
Epistemology
Social and Cultural Geography
History of Ideas
History and Philosophy of Specific Fields
Conservation and Biodiversity
Policy and Administration
Social Theory
Professional Ethics (incl. police and research ethics)
Environmental Sciences
Ethical Theory
Philosophy of Mind (excl. Cognition)
Architecture
Ethical Use of New Technology (e.g. Nanotechnology, Biotechnology)
Sociological Methodology and Research Methods
Bioethics (human and animal)
Environmental Impact Assessment
Business Ethics
Human Rights and Justice Issues
Accounting Theory and Standards
Philosophy of Cognition
Human Geography
Philosophy of Specific Cultures (incl. Comparative Philosophy)
Cultural Studies
Architectural Design
Business and Management
Performance and Installation Art
Lens-based Practice
Sociology
Religion and Society
Urban and Regional Planning
Art Theory and Criticism
Landscape Architecture
Legal Ethics
Language, Communication and Culture
Studies in Human Society
Primary Health Care
Multicultural, Intercultural and Cross-cultural Studies
Tourism
History and Theory of the Built Environment (excl. Architecture)
Social and Cultural Anthropology
Studies in the Creative Arts and Writing
Art Theory
Urban Design
Sociology and Social Studies of Science and Technology
Philosophy of Religion
Poststructuralism
Urban and Regional Studies (excl. Planning)

Research Impact

Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Education and Training Systems
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft)
Expanding Knowledge in Built Environment and Design
Civics and Citizenship
Social Ethics
Communication Across Languages and Culture
Cultural Understanding
Religion and Ethics
Bioethics
Library and Archival Services
Arts and Leisure
Residential Construction Design
Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards
The Performing Arts (incl. Theatre and Dance)
Conserving Collections and Movable Cultural Heritage
School/Institution Community and Environment
Urban Planning
Work and Institutional Development
Rural Health
Business Ethics
Management
Socio-Cultural Issues in Tourism
Religion and Society
Religious Structures and Ritual
Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Environment
Environmental Education and Awareness
Construction Design
Citizenship and National Identity
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of the Creative Arts and Writing
Health
Understanding Past Societies
Conserving the Historic Environment
Expanding Knowledge in Languages, Communication and Culture
Environmental Ethics
Religious Traditions (excl. Structures and Rituals)
Community Service (excl. Work)
Heritage

Career Best Publications

Acting at a Distance and Knowing From Afar: Agency and Knowledge on the Internet; The Robot in the Garden
Beginning in wonder: placing the origin of thinking; in Philosophical Romanticism
From the transcendental to the 'topological': Heidegger on ground, unity and limit; From Kant to Davidson: Philosophy and the idea of the transcendental
Gadamer, Davidson, and the Ground of Understanding; in Gadamers Century - Essays in Honor of Hans-Georg Gadamer
Heidegger's Topology; MIT Press
Heidegger, Authenticity and Modernity; MIT Press
Place and Experience; Cambridge University Press
Uncovering the Space of Disclosedness: Heidegger, Technology and the Problem of Spatiality in 'Being and Time'; Heidegger, Authenticity and Modernity

Research Publications

'Sprache ist Gesprach': On Hans-Georg Gadamer, Language and Philosophy; Between Description and Interpretation: The Hermeneutic Turn in Phenomenology
'We Hyperboreans' Toward Nietzschean Topography; Individual and Community in Nietzsche's Philosophy
A heightened responsiveness to place is the hallmark of this Tasmanian-born practice
A Panel Discussion. 'Islands, Places, Territories'
A Western Sense of Place: The Case of George Stevens’s 'Shane'; GeoHumanities
Academics lash Lennon 'ethics'
Accao, Intencionalidade e Conteudo; Mind and Action III
Acting at a Distance and Knowing From Afar: Agency and Knowledge on the Internet; The Robot in the Garden
Amphibious Architecture; Landscape Architecture Australia
Beginning in wonder: placing the origin of thinking; in Philosophical Romanticism
Between Ourselves: Philosophical Conceptions of Intersubjectivity; The International Journal of Psychoanalysis
Bio-medical Topoi - the dominance of space, the recalcitrance of place, and the making of persons; Social Science & Medicine
Building Memory; Interstices: Journal of architecture and related arts
Building on the line: topography in the practice of architecture; Terroir
Comparing topographies: across paths/around place: a reply to Casey; Philosophy & Geography
Consequences of Hermeneutics: Fifty Years After Gadamer's 'Truth and Method'; Northwestern
Cosmopolitanism, Branding and The Public Realm; Branding Cities: Cosmopolitanism, Parochialism and Social Change
Cultural heritage in the age of new media; New Heritage: New Media and Cultural Heritage
Cultural Heritage in the age of new media; Cultural Heritage and New Media
Das 'Recht' auf Forschung und der Schutz menschlicher Probanden: Einige ethische Probleme in den gegenwärtigen Sozialwissenschaften; Herausforderungen der Angewandten Ethik
Death; The Encyclopedia of Political Thought
Dialogues with Davidson: Acting, Interpreting, Understanding; RMIT Press
Ethics and The Commitment to Truth; Tropos
Ethics and the Commitment to Truth; Phenomenology and Human Experience
Existentialism as literature; The Cambridge Companion to Existentialism
Fragilidad y responsabilidad; Vivir para pensar: Ensayos en homenaje a Manuel Cruz
From Kant to Davidson: Philosophy and the idea of the transcendental; Routledge
From Kant to Davidson: Philosophy and the idea of the transcendental; Routledge
From the transcendental to the 'topological': Heidegger on ground, unity and limit; From Kant to Davidson: Philosophy and the idea of the transcendental
From the transcendental to the 'topological': Heidegger on ground, unity and limit; From Kant to Davidson: Philosophy and the idea of the transcendental
Gadamer's Century - Essays in Honor of Hans-Georg Gadamer; MIT Press
Gadamer, Davidson, and the Ground of Understanding; in Gadamers Century - Essays in Honor of Hans-Georg Gadamer
Geografia, Biologia e Politica: Heidegger sobre lugar e mundo; Natureza Humana: Revista de Filosofia e Psicanalise
Governing Theory: Ontology, Methodology and the Critique of Metaphysics; Rethinking Law, Society and Governance: Foucault's Bequest
Heideggar, Aalto, and the Limits of Design; Suchen Entwerfen Stiften: Randgänge zum Entwurfsdenken Martin Heideggers
Heidegger and the Thinking of Place; The MIT Press
Heidegger e a tarefa da filosofia: Escritos sobre etica e fenomenologia; Viaverita
Heidegger in Benjamin's city; The Journal of Architecture
Heidegger Na Cidade De Benjamin; Natureza Humana Revista Internacional de Filosofia e Psicanalise
Heidegger y el topos del pensar; La Filosofia a Traves Del Espejo: Estudios Metafilosoficos
Heidegger's Topology; MIT Press
Heidegger's Topology of Being; Transcendental Heidegger
Heidegger, Authenticity and Modernity; MIT Press
Heidegger, Coping and Cognitive Science; MIT Press
Heidegger, Geography and Politics; Journal of the Philosophy of History
Heidegger, Space, and World; Heidegger and Cognitive Science
Heidegger: Earth and Sky, Gods and Mortals; Freedom and Death
Holism, Realism, and Truth: How to be an Anti-Relativist and Not Give up on Heidegger (or Davidson) - A Debate with Christopher Norris; International Journal of Philosophical Studies
Home and the Place of Memory; Haecceity Papers
Human Being as Placed Being; Environmnetal and Architectural Phenomenology
Human Dignity and Human Being; in Perspectives on Human Dignity: A Conversation
Immigration, indigeneity and identity: Cosmopolitanism in Australia and New Zealand; Routledge Handbook of Cosmopolitanism Studies
In the vicinity of the human; International Journal of Philosophical Studies
International Journal of Philosophical Studies; International Journal of Philosophical Studies
Interstices 13: Journal of Architecture and Related Arts; Interstices 13: Journal of Architecture and Related Arts
Introduction; Transcendental Heidegger
Introduction; Ocean to Outback: Cosmopolitan in Contemporary Australia
Introduction to 'Senses of Place' Essays; Island
Introduction to a Conversation; Perspectives on Human Dignity: A Conversation
Introduction – Intelligence of Place; The Intelligence of Place: Topographies and Poetics
Introduction: Consequences of Hermeneutics; Consequences of Hermeneutics: Fifty Years After Gadamer's Truth and Method
Introduction: Hermeneutics and Philosophy; The Routledge Companion to Hermeneutics
Introduction: Human Suffering; Perspectives on Human Suffering
Introduction: The Reading of Heidegger’s Black Notebooks; Reading Heidegger's Black Notebooks 1931–1941
Is there an ethics of place; Localities
Jangso wa Kyonghum (Korean translation of Place and Experience); Eco- Livres Publishing Co
Kant's Geography of Reason; Reading Kant's Geography
La Toplogis Di Heidegger; MIT Press
Leigh Hobba: the space of presence; Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Liverpool Crescent House
Making sense of ethics in the everyday; Phainomena
Martin Heidegger; The Blackwell Guide to Continental Philosophy
Material Objects, identity and the home: towards a relational housing research agenda; Housing, Theory and Society
New accounts: Towards a reframing of social accounting; Accounting Forum
New media, cultural heritage and the sense of place: Mapping the conceptual ground; International Journal of Heritage Studies
Nihilism and the Thinking of Place; Movement of Nihilism: Heidegger's Thinking After Nietzsche
O Problema da Dependencia em Ser e tempo; Natureza Humana: Revista de Filosofia e Psicanalise
Objectivity and self-disclosedness: the phenomenological working of art; Art and phenomenology
Ocean to Outback: Cosmopolitanism in Contemporary Australia; UWA Publishing
On Not Giving Up The World: Davidson and the Grounds of Belief; Significado, Verdade, Interpretacao: Davidson e a Filosofia
On the beach: between the cosmopolitan and the parochial; Ocean to Outback: Cosmopolitanism in Contemporary Australia
On the Non-Autonomy of the Virtual
On the non-autonomy of the virtual; Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies
On the Philosophical Reading of Heidegger: Situating the Black Notebooks; Reading Heidegger's Black Notebooks 1931–1941
Orr Case
Pensar topográficamente: Lugar, espacio y geografía; Documents d'Analisi Geografica
Perspectives on Human Dignity: A Conversation; Springer
Perspectives on Human Suffering; Springer
Philosophizing Place in the Joshua Tree; U2 and Philosophy
Philosophy's Nostalgia; Philosophy's Moods: The Affective Grounds of Thinking
Place and Experience; Cambridge University Press
Place and Hermeneutics: Towards a Topology of Understanding; Inheriting Gadamer: New Directions in Philosophical Hermeneutics
Place and Human Being; Making Sense of Place: Exploring Concepts and Expressions of Place through Different Senses and Lenses
Place and Singularity; The Intelligence of Place: Topographies and Poetics
Place and Situation; The Routledge Companion to Hermeneutics
Place and the Problem of Landscape; The Place of Landscape: Concepts, Concepts, Studies
Place, space, and capital: The landscapes of Patrick Keiller; Environment and Planning D: Society and Space
Placing understanding/understanding place; Sophia
Putting space in place: philosophical topography and relational geography; Environment and Planning D: Society and Space
Putting space in place: philosophical topography and relational geography; Space theory and its social appropriation
Putting Space in Place: Relational Geography and Philosophical Topography’; Korea Institute of National Culture, Pusan National University
Raw Material; Iteration: Again, public art projects across Tasmania
Re-Orienting Thinking: Philosophy in the Midst of the World; Commonplace Commitments: Thinking Through the Legacy of Joseph P Fell
Reading Heidegger’s Black Notebooks 1931-1941; MIT Press
Reading Kant Topographically: From Critical Philosophy to Empirical Geography; Contemporary Kantian Metaphysics: New Essays on Space and Time
Rethinking Dwelling: Heidegger and the Question of Place; Environmental and Architectural Phenomenology Newsletter
Rethinking Dwelling: Heidegggerand the question of place; Engina: He Aupiki and Jeff Malpas
Rzadzenie i porazka. O granicach socjologii/Governance and Failure: On the Limits of Sociology; Zardzadzanie Publiczne
Self, Other, Thing: Triangulation and Topography in Post-Kantian Philosophy; Philosophy Today
Sitting within the university; Designing Solutions to Wicked Problems
Suffering
Suffering, Compassion, and the Possibility of a Humane Politics; Perspectives on Human Suffering
The Beckoning of Language: Heidegger's Hermeneutic Transformation of Thinking; Hermeneutical Heidegger
The Demise of Ethics; Applied Ethics: Remembering Patrick Primeaux
The discomfort of strangeness; The Philosophers' Magazine
The Dualities of Work: Self-Consumption and Self-Creation; Philosophy Today
The forms of water: in the land and in the soul; Water, Sovereignty and Borders in Asia and Oceania
The fragility of robust realism: a reply to Dreyfus and Spinosa; Inquiry
The Intelligence of Place; Bloomsbury Academic
The Language of Resilience: Ideas and Action in Contemporary Policy-making; Housing, Theory and Society
The Multivocity of Human Rights Discourse; The Aporia of Rights: Explorations in citizenship in the era of human rights
The Origin of Understanding: Event, Place, Truth; Consequences of hermeneutics: fifty years after Gadamer's Truth and Method
The Place of Landscape: Concepts, Contexts, Studies; RMIT Press
The Place of Mobility: Technology, Connectivity, and Individualization; Mobile Technology and Place
The place of topology: responding to Crowell, Beistegui, and Young; International Journal of Philosophical Studies
The Remembrance of Place; Exploring the Work of Edward S. Casey: Giving Voice to Place, Memory and Imagination
The Return
The space of agency; A philosophical smorgasbord: Essays on action, truth, and other things in honour of Frederick Stoutland
The Space of Appearance and the Space of Truth; Action and Appearance: Ethics and the Politics of Writing in Hannah Arendt
The Threshold of the World; Funktionen des Lebendigen
The twofold character of truth: Heidegger, Davidson, Tugendhat; DIVINATIO. Studia Culturologica
The Twofold Character of Truth: Heidegger, Davidson, Tugendhat; The Multidimensionality of Hermeneutic Phenomenology
The weave of meaning: holism and contextuality; Language and Communication
Timing Space - Spacing Time; Performance and Temporalisation: Time Happens
Transcendental Heidegger; Stanford University Press
Triangulation and Philosophy: A Davidsonian Landscape; Triangulation From an Epistemological Point of View
Truth; A Companion to Political Philosophy. Methods, Tools, Topics
Truth in Architecture; The Significance of Philosophy in Architectural Education
Truth in History: Some Conceptions and Misconceptions; Storia Della Storiografia
Truth, Lies and Deceit: On Ethics in Contemporary Public Life; International Journal of Applied Philosophy
Truth, Narrative, and the Materiality of Memory: An Externalist Approach in the Philosophy of History; Journal of the Philosophy of History
Truth, politics and democracy: Arendt, Orwell and Camus; Power, judgment and political evil
Uncovering the Space of Disclosedness: Heidegger, Technology and the Problem of Spatiality in 'Being and Time'; Heidegger, Authenticity and Modernity
Urbanity, Modernity, and the Technical; Stadt und Kommunikation im digitalen Zeitalter
Views from a Plane: Surface, Place, and Image; Earthscape
Watching 9/11: In the Time of the Event; Philosophy Today
What is Common to All: Davidson on Agreement and Understanding; Dialogues with Davidson: Acting, Interpreting, Understanding
Who legislates the truth? Science, organizational governance, and democratic decision making; Public Affairs Quarterly
Why an Aristotelian account of truth is (more or less) all we need; Philosophical Topics
Wim Wenders: The role of memory; Cinematic thinking: philosophical approaches to the new cinema
Wim Wenders: The Role of Memory; Cinematic Thinking: Philosophical Approaches to the New Cinema
With a philosopher’s eye: A ‘naive’ view on animation; Animation: an interdisciplinary journal

Research Projects

A Survey and Critical Analysis of Solo Exhibitions in Australian Public Galleries 1975-2000; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Between the Outback and the Sea: The Place of Cosmopolitanism in Contemporary Australia; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Engaging with Place: An Interdisciplinary Framework for Place-Based Research and Practice; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Ethos and Topos: An Investigation of the Ethics and Politics of Place; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Heidegger's Topology of Being: Space, Place, Dwelling; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Making Ethics Work: A New Model for Business and Professional Ethics; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Place, Commonality and the Human: Towards a New Philosophical Anthropology; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The Shifting Locus of Artistic Practice: A Survey and Critical Analysis of Solo Exhibitions in Australian Public Galleries, 1970-2000; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Will to Power in Genealogy and Topology: A Systematic Comparison of Nietzsche and Heidegger; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Business Design Associates Consultancy

Research Candidate Supervision

"Cultivation of awareness in dreams"
"The Domination of Culture" - an exploration of changing relationships between humanity and its material culture during the scientific, commercial and industrial revolutions of the 18th century
'Ground, Limit and Place'
'Trust'-The basis for the development of an organisational ethics
A Choreitic Approach to the Sacred
A comparative analysis of the two Tibetan Prasangika Madjyamaka accounts of the two truths
A Re-evaluation of Marcuse's Philosophy of Technology
Aesthetic considerations in mathematical applications
An archaeology of value
An inquiry into the theme of "authenticity" in 20th century philosophy- Heidegger and beyond
An Investigation into the Ontological Significance of Sculptural Objects
Authenticite, Ambiguity and Freedom- Recuperating the Philosophy of Simone De Beauvoir for a Contemporary Ethics of Ambiguity
Becoming Girl- The Subversive Narratives of Le Girl Sujet en Process/on Trial
Being and Belonging
Beyond Beliefs- A Philosophical Examination of Anomalous Phenomena and Explanation Theory.
Common Places, Private Spaces
Complex persons
Concept & Form- Post-philosophical Studies in Contemporary Art
Created Motion in Maximus the Confessor- A Dynamicist Reading
Death and the Self- A First Person Perspective of Mortality
Defining transformation and learning
Disintegration- place in memory, memory in place.
Donald Davidson, Richard Rorty- Ethics
Drawing the Betweenness of Place
Emotional Experience
Evolutionary ontology- A naturalistic approach to metaphysics
Examine the French Legacy of Kant's Copernican Revolution & the way in which this connects with the discourse on metaphysics of Nietzsche & Heidegger
Exploring an Aethetics of Engagement
FOSTERING ETHICAL COMPETENCE IN MANAGERIAL LEADERSHIP- A AUDAIMONISTIC PERSPECTIVE
Greek tragedy and the history of philosophy
Grounds for Respect- Particularism, Universalism, Accountability
Habermas' Theory of Meaning
Heidegger's Language
Heidegger's People- From the State to Poetry
Heidegger, metaphysics, and the natural order
Homo credulus- Bio-philosophical Reflections on Evolution and Religious Belief
Intellectualism versus Voluntarism in the development of Natural Law from Zeno to Grotius
Issues in virtual reality
John Anderson on society
Kant, Causality, and Synthesis
Language, Thought and Intersubjectivity
Morality on a Leash- Walking the Dogma. A Search for Plausible Connections between Morality and Biology
Morphogenesis of the future- An ontology of possiblity
Nothing Transcended- An Examination of the Metaphysical Implications of Interdependence
Nourishing the Dhamma- Vegetarianism and Animal Nonviolence in Theravada Buddhism with a special focus on Sinhala Buddhism
Pain is Mechanism
Philosophy of Education in Buddhism
Philosophy of mind
Phronesis, Duty and Hermeneutics- The Moral Philosophy of Hans-Georg Gadamer
Plurally Possessed- Gift and Participation in the Theo-ontology of John Milbank
Poetry and Philosophical Ascesis - Schlegel, Novalis and Holderlin
Putting Religion in its Place. Belief, Trauma, Faith and Healing
Reconstruction of Memory- Living in Someone Else's House
Rogue Academy- The Art of Conversation and Social Engagement
Schopenhauer and Nietzsche on human nature
Schopenheuer and Christianity on the treatment of non-human animals
Shopping as a way of life.
Slash Fan Fiction
Superpositional Belief
The 'Paschal Mystery' as a Construct for Creativity, Multiculturalism, and Sustainability in Design
The Allure of the Serial
The Bionic Self-Implications of Bionics for Selfhood and Social Relations
The Community of the Poem- Towards an Ethics of the Poetic Spirit with the Poetry of Francis Webb
The Environment of Learning
The Ethics of Money- The Place of Values in Contemporary Banking
The External Self - Externalism and First Person Authority
The Fine-Tuning of the Universe- A Philosophical Analysis
The history of the use of ideas derived from Zeno's Paradoxes
The Littoral- Applying a Philosophy of Place
The Memory Palace- Scale, Mnemonics and the Moving Image
The Mere Real Thing and Beyond- An Alternative Perspective of Everyday Life through the Appropriation of Commonplace Things in the context of Contemporary Visual Arts Environment
The Metaphysics of Connection- Discreteness, Continuity and In-discreteness
The Political Constitution of Islandness- The 'Tasmanian Problem' and Ten Days on the Island
The problem of subjective time within the time travel debate
The problematic status of the object in phenomenological analysis
The Quest for Eternity- Attempts Towards and Integrative Treatment of Moral and Metaphysical Considerations of Existence, Ideas and Truth
The role of arts and entertainment and North American culture
The Structure of the Ethical Subject and the Community of Difference within the Gospel of Matthew and the Writings of Paul the Apostle
The synapsing of emptiness- Comparative Eastern and Western Philosophy
The Virtues They Needed to have- A Brief History of the Virtues from Homer to Hume and How Virtue enabled Communities to Survive and Thrive
The Visible Intangible- an examination of the metaphoric potential of turbid spaces
Topology of Language in Heidegger's Critique of Philosophy
Toward an Ontology of Pop Music
Transformation in Knowledge- The Aristotelian Concepts of Actuality and Potentiality and the Cartesian Method
What is Landscape? Aalto / Utzon
What Mother Knows