Karen Green

Professor Karen Green

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


Karen Green is Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne. Her expertise is in contemporary analytic philosophy, and in the history of ethics and political thought. Her publications on the history of women’s political thought have enhanced Australia’s reputation as a hub for feminist thought and for the history of women philosophers.

Her publications include: Women’s Political Thought in Europe 1400-1700 (2009, with J. Broad), Virtue, Liberty and Toleration: Political Ideas of European Women, 1400-1800 (2007, ed. with J. Broad), Dummett: Philosophy of Language (2001), The Woman of Reason: Feminism, Humanism and Political Thought (1995).

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