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The Council of the Australasian Association of Philosophy

Dear Sirs


The Council of the Australasian Association of Philosophy is seriously concerned by information received, that the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow is to be expelled from premises at Volkhonka Street No. 14 which it has occupied for some 80 years, and that no alternative accommodation has been organised. This would be extremely damaging to the Institute.



The Australasian Association of Philosophy Council adds its voice in protest, and wishes to express its strong support of our philosophical colleagues in Moscow, and for the Institute itself, which, we stress, is regarded with the greatest respect in Australia, and throughout the world.

 

 

 

Yours truly,

I.T. (Tim) Oakley
Secretary, Australasian Association of Philosophy
Senior Lecturer,
Philosophy Program,
La Trobe University,
Victoria, Australia, 3086

Ph 61-3-9479 2442
Fax 61-3-9479 3639

AAP Council 2009-10
President: Professor Alan Hajek, Chair: Professor Graham Oppy, Secretary: Tim Oakley, Treasurer: Professor Garrett Cullity, Editor of the Australasian Journal of Philosophy: Professor Stewart Candlish, New Zealand Representative: Dr Colin Cheyne, Media Officer: Dr Adrian Walsh, Conference Officer: Dr Norva Lo, Student Representative: Mr Brennan Jacoby, Members: Dr Jeanette Kennett, Professor Peter Menzies, Professor Paul Patton.

Executive Officer: Eliza Goddard

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