Emeritus Professor Jennifer McMahon
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For information on McMahon's Australian Research Council (ARC) funded project, see the relevant section on "Grants and Funding" in my Researcher Profile (click on the blue button above). See also examples of output at:
Monographs and Edited Collections
For details of the above publications and more, click on the Researcher Profile button above.
Forthcoming Publications include:
"Schiller and His Philosophical Context: Pleasure, Form, and Freedom", in The Palgrave Handbook on the Philosophy of Friedrich Schiller, ed. Antonino Falduto & Tim Mehigan. London: Palgrave Macmillan, Forthcoming 2023.
"Beauty". In The Oxford Encyclopedia of Literary Theory (Hard Copy), edited by John Frow, pp.86-101. New York: Oxford University Press, May 2022.
"Olafur Eliasson The weather project", in Bloomsbury Contemporary Aesthetics, ed. Darren Hudson Hick. London: Bloomsbury, 2022.
"Liberal Naturalism, Aesthetic Reflection, and the Sublime", in The Routledge Handbook of Liberal Naturalism. Ed. David Macarthur and Mario de Caro. New York and London: Routledge, 2022, pp.281-298.
""Aesthetic Ideas": Mystery and Meaning in the Early Work of Barrie Kosky", in Barrie Kosky's Transnational Theatres, ed. James Phillips and John Severn. New York: Springer, 2021: 59-80.
“Beauty.” In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature. Oxford University Press, Article published September 28, 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190201098.013.1050.
McMahon has been an assessor for the Australian Research Council (ARC) (since 1999), the Swiss National Science Foundation (2015), the European Research Council (2016), and the National Science Centre, Poland (2020).
Recent refereeing for book manuscripts has included: Bloomsbury (2022, 2019), Rowman & Littlefield (2018), University of Edinburgh Press (2018), Routledge (2017, 2013, 2005-06), Bloomsbury (2017), University of Chicago Press (2016), Blackwell (2014), Bloomsbury (2014), Oxford University Press UK (2012), Taylor and Francis (2012), and Palgrave Macmillan (2010).
British Journal of Aesthetics (2022, 2020, 2017, 2011)
Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism (2009-2022)
Journal of Philosophy (2020)
European Journal for the Philosophy of Science (2020)
The Australasian Journal of Philosophy (2020, 2009-11, 2006)
Philosophical Papers (2019)
Canadian Journal of Philosophy (2018)
Journal of the American Philosophical Association (2018)
Journal of Aesthetic Education (2017-18, 2013)
The European Legacy (2017-18)
Journal of Philosophical Research (2016)
Philosophical Quarterly (2015)
Philosopher's Imprint (2015)
International Journal of Philosophical Studies (2011-2013)
Philosophy Compass (2011)
Australia and New Zealand Journal of Art (2009)
The Review of General Psychology (American Psychological Association) 2006
Journal of Consciousness Studies (2004-07, 2001)
Journal of Constructivist Foundations (2013)
Cognitive Processing (International Quarterly of Cognitive Science) (2006)
Polish Journal of Philosophy (2009)
Colloquy (Monash) (2008)
Topics refereed include Ancient aesthetics; Kant's aesthetics; philosophy of imagination, pleasure, creativity, film and art; pragmatist aesthetics and epistemology; foundations of modern philosophy.
There are occasions when McMahon's schedule does not permit her to accept invitations to assess or referee, even when a project is of interest to her.
Committees and Board Membership
McMahon served on the Australian Research Council's Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Evaluation Committee 2018 on the Humanities and Creative Arts Panel.
McMahon served as Executive Committee Secretary for the Australasian Association of Philosophy (2014-17); is a member of the John M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice at the University of Adelaide (since 2013); and served on the Academic Board of the Adelaide Central School of Art (2009-13).
McMahon was Chief Examiner for the Eynesbury College Logic and Clear Thinking University Foundation Course (2010-13)
During her time at the University of Canberra (1996-2001) McMahon was an expert witness for the NSW Crown Solicitor's Office (1998); and the Hargreaves Practice NSW (2001-02) on the duty-of-care owed students in secondary schools. McMahon was also appointed as a Mediator in an appointment dispute by the Catholic Education Office, Canberra (1998). Another consultancy was with the National Schools Network, for whom McMahon worked on the Research Circles Project: Reaffirming the High School Years, which was a Curriculum Compliance exercise.
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Categories Arts & Culture, Ethics Expertise philosophical aesthetics; imagination and ethics, conditions of community
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Entry last updated: Wednesday, 12 Oct 2022
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