Freya Mathews

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Freya Mathews is an Australian philosopher and author. Her work is mainly concerned with ecological philosophy but also deals with questions of metaphysics, epistemology, ethics and politics, as well as cosmology, place, personal identity, and indigeneity versus modernity.[1] Mathews was Associate Professor in Philosophy at Latrobe University till 2008 and is currently a research fellow and graduate supervisor there.

Selected works[edit]

  • The Ecological Self, Routledge, London, 1991. Reissued 1993; paperback 1994
  • For Love of Matter: A Contemporary Panpsycism, SUNY Press, Albany, 2003
  • Journey to the Source of the Merri, Ginninderra Press, Canberra, 2003
  • Reinhabiting Reality: Towards a Recovery of Culture, SUNY Press, Albany, 2005

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Eric Katz, Andrew Light, David Rothenberg, Beneath the Surface: Critical Essays in the Philosophy of Deep Ecology, MIT Press, 2000, p. 32.

Further reading[edit]

External links
  • B. Baxter, Ecologism: An Introduction (Georgetown University Press, 2000), pp 16–33, 58-79.
  • E. De Jong, Spinoza and Deep Ecology: Challenging Traditional Approaches to Environmentalism (Ashgate Publishing, 2004), Ch. 3.
  • J. Franklin, Corrupting the Youth: A History of Philosophy in Australia (Macleay Press, 2003), ch. 13.