The Australasian Society for Philosophy and Psychology

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Who We Are

The Australasian Society for Philosophy and Psychology was formed in 2017 to promote interaction in Australasia among philosophers and psychologists, broadly construed to include anyone interested in scientific study of the mind, and scholars in related fields on issues of common concern (including but not limited to neuroscience, linguistics, computer science, and anthropology).

What We Do

The primary function of the ASPP is to hold a biennial conferences that brings together philosophers and scientists with a common interest in study of the mind. The first ASPP conference will be held in Sydney, Australia in 2018, with a tentative date of 5-7 December.

Watch this space or subscribe to the mailing list for more details.

Our Structure

Membership in the ASPP is open to anyone interested in advancing the sciences of the mind in Australasia. We do not plan to process ordinary memberships until the first meeting, but please contact us if you would like to support the society in the meantime by becoming a founding member. 

The current president of the ASPP is Professor John Sutton (Macquarie University). We are governed by an board of directors consisting of representatives from philosophy, psychology, and cognitive neuroscience.

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We are not affiliated with any particular university. Nor are we a formal part of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology, though we do maintain friendly ties with them.


Contact Us

For more information about the society, please contact the current secretary, Colin Klein, at colin.klein@mq.edu.au. Or join the ASPP mailing list, aspp-announce.

We may also be reached by mail at:
The ASPP
C/- Dr. Colin Klein, Department of Philosophy
The Macquarie University
192 Balaclava Road
Macquarie Park, NSW 2113


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