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Why Dan Tehan should embrace philosophy: opinion

In his Australia Day Address in 2006, John Howard said that Australia’s "dominant cultural pattern comprises Judeo-Christian ethics, the progressive spirit of the Enlightenment and the institutions and values of British political culture". The speech was controversial. Howard set out ...

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Birmingham’s ARC vetoes: the sector reacts

The university sector has taken umbrage with the decision by former Education Minister Simon Birmingham to block 11 applications for Australian Research Council (ARC) funding. ARC confirmed in Senate Estimates that the project applications, all from the humanities and social sciences ...

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