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Walsh, Elena Dr

Lecturer

  • Lecturer - School of Liberal Arts, Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Overview


Elena Walsh specialises in the Philosophy of Mind and the Philosophy of Science. She has expertise in related areas including Moral Psychology (especially the relationship between emotion and reason) and Epistemology. She has a longstanding interest in Buddhist, Asian and comparative approaches to philosophy. Her other philosophical interests include the role of emotion in intelligent systems, and the ethical governance of emerging AI. Elena completed her PhD in 2019 at the University of Sydney. Her dissertation adopted a broadly naturalistic approach to provide a theoretical framework that explains how emotional dispositions are constructed in individuals over time. She has previously worked for the Department of Premier and Cabinet as a policy advisor, and as a researcher at the Practical Justice Initiative at the University of New South Wales.

More information is available via her website.

Selected Publications


  • Journal Article

    Year Title
    2021

    Published In
    Synthese
    2019

    Published In
    Environmental and Planning Law Journal
  • Chapter

    Year Title
    2019

    Published In
    Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science
    Publisher
    Switzerland
    2015

    Published In
    International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences
    Publisher
    The Netherlands
    2015

    Published In
    International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences
    Publisher
    The Netherlands
    2015

    Published In
    The Moon Points Back
    Publisher
    New York, United States

Selected Publications


  • Journal Article

    Year Title
    2021

    Published In
    Synthese
    2019

    Published In
    Environmental and Planning Law Journal
  • Chapter

    Year Title
    2019

    Published In
    Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science
    Publisher
    Switzerland
    2015

    Published In
    International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences
    Publisher
    The Netherlands
    2015

    Published In
    International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences
    Publisher
    The Netherlands
    2015

    Published In
    The Moon Points Back
    Publisher
    New York, United States
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