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The Australian National University

Dr Brian Garrett

MA, B.Phil, D.Phil
Senior Lecturer
ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

Areas of expertise

  • Epistemology 220304
  • Philosophy Of Language 220313
  • Philosophy Of Mind (Excl. Cognition) 220314
  • Metaphysics 220309

Research interests



A St Andrews and Oxford man, Dr Garrett is the author of Personal Identity and Self-consciousness (Routledge 1996), Elementary Logic (Routledge 2012) and What is this thing called Metaphysics? (Routledge 3rd ed 2018) - and numerous articles, mainly in Metaphysics.


News of The Garrett:

The Garrett will be lecturing in Cambodia in June, residing at Raffles Hotel, Phnom Penh.  Le Royal restaurant at Raffles offer an excellent foie gras luncheon on Saturday and Sunday.  (No "animal rights" whackos allowed.) 


In September Garrett will embark on a 'Grey Ambition' tour of New Zealand.  Dates and venues TBA.


Garrett's 2nd semester Free Will course is sellling out fast.  Enrol now & avoid tears later!



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Updated:  23 June 2018 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers