Tamas Pataki

University of Melbourne — Melbourne, VIC

Dr. Tamas Pataki is honorary senior fellow at the University of Melbourne and honorary fellow of Deakin University. He studied philosophy at the University of Melbourne and psychoanalysis at University College, London University. He has been a lecturer in philosophy at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, University of Tasmania and University of Melbourne. He co-edited, with Michael Levine, Racism in Mind (Cornell, 2004) and is the author of Against Religion (Scribe, 2007) and Wish-fulfilment in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis: The Tyranny of Desire (Routledge, 2014) as well as of several articles and book chapters on the philosophy of mind, and numerous popular pieces and reviews. 

Tamas can be reached via e-mail at tpataki [at] gmail [dot] com

Topic(s): Philosophy, Psychology

Sub-topic(s): Ethics & morality, Meaning of life, Metaphysics