Dr Jim Mackenzie

BA(HonsIIA)(Monash), MA(UNSW), PhD(UNSW)

Honorary Senior Lecturer


Phone: +61 2  9351

Fax: +61 2  9351

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Research interests

Educational history, sociology and philosophy

  • Philosophy of education


Dialogue, philosophy, logic

Professional biography

Jim Mackenzie retired in January, 2010, having taught in the Faculty since 1989.  He continues to be engaged in writing and reviewing both in philosophy of education and in philosophical logic.

Professional and community roles

  • Referee - Educational Philosophy and Theory (1990-present)

  • Referee - Argumentation (1987-present)

  • Referee - Australasian Journal of Philosophy (1983-present)

  • Referee - Journal of Philosophical Logic (1982-present)

  • Referee - Science and Education (2005-present)

  • Honorary Fellow of the Philosophy of Education Association of Australasia

Current projects

  • At present writing a paper on the background of Charles Hamblin's book "Fallacies", and another on postmodernism /constructivism in science education