Garrett Cullity

Professor Garrett Cullity

  • Post Nominals: FAHA, FASSA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2009
  • Section(s): Philosophy And History Of Ideas, History


Garrett Cullity was born and brought up in Perth, Western Australia. He completed a BA degree with Honours in Philosophy and English at the University of Western Australia, and graduate degrees at Oxford University, where his thesis work was supervised by Jonathan Glover, Derek Parfit and James Griffin. From 1991, he taught in the Department of Moral Philosophy at the University of St Andrews. He returned to Australia in 2001 to a lectureship in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Adelaide, where he was appointed Hughes Professor of Philosophy in 2007.

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