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Professor Nicholas Smith - The Ends of Work

Nicholas Smith



Professor Nicholas Smith - The Ends of Work

Wednesday 16th May 2018 6.00 - 7.00pm
Keele Hall - The Salvin Room
Refreshments will be available from 5.30pm onwards.

The latest in a series of 'Grand Challenges' lectures from the Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences.



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Professor Nicholas Smith is Professor of Philosophy at Macquarie University. He moved there in 1997 as a lecturer in Philosophy and was the Director of Macquarie University's Centre for Research in Social Inclusion from 2003 to 2007 and Head of the Department of Philosophy from 2008 to 2012. Before this he was a Research Fellow in Modern European Philosophy at Middlesex University. He has also held posts as an international research fellow at Queen's University Belfast from 2006 to 2008 and held a Mercator Gastprofessur position at Goethe Universitaet Frankfurt from October 2010 to March 2011.

Professor Smith's research interests lie in modern European Philosophy, social and political philosophy, theories of subjectivity, and religion and modernity. He has led two ARC funded projects: 'Applying the Ethics of Recognition: Work and the Social Bond' with Jean-Philippe Deranty; and 'Work and Self-Development: A Philosophical Reappraisal' with Jean-Philippe Deranty, Christophe Dejours and Emmanuel Renault.

This lecture is free and all are welcome to attend.