Dr Jon Roffe

Vice-Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow
B. Soc Sci (Hons, UMelb), MA (Philosophy, UMelb), PhD (Philosophy, UTas)
School of Humanities & Languages


Room 330, Morven Brown
Kensington Campus
Fields: Economic Theory not elsewhere classified, Poststructuralism

Current research

The history of the philosophy of money, and the contemporary situation of money
The philosophy of the market
Gilles Deleuze's reading of David Hume

Areas of specialisation

Recent and contemporary French philosophy (Badiou, Derrida, Deleuze, Lyotard, Foucault and Meillassoux)
Early modern rationalism (especially Spinoza)

Areas of competence

Immanuel Kant
Maurice Merleau-Ponty
Transcendental philosophy
The philosophy of the city
The films of Hal Hartley

Other areas of Interest

The philosophy of mathematics
The philosophy of the social sciences

Affiliations and membership

Editor, Parrhesia: A Journal of Critical Philosophy (www.parrhesiajournal.org)
Series Editor, Groundworks: Translations of key overlooked texts in the European tradition (Rowman Littlefield International)
Series Editor, Insolubilia: New Work in Philosophy (Rowman Littlefield International)

Member, The Australasian Society of Continental Philosophy (www.ascp.org.au)