How does philosophy change the world?

Philosophical inquiries and insights illuminate and transform our understandings of ourselves and the world we live in. Philosophical research makes a fundamental contribution to our economy, society and culture. Philosophical research often anticipates major societal challenges of our time and provides the tools for thinking through and addressing these challenges. It provides tools for thinking through wicked problems. Philosophers don’t just work in academies – they work with advise world and government bodies UN, contribute to politics, policy, medicine and more. 


Australasian philosophers have made significant contributions to societal issues and problems which address major societal challenges of our time, nationally and internationally. Check out these panels to find out more!