If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile


Nick moved to Macquarie as a Lecturer in Philosophy in July 1997. He was Director of Macquarie University's Centre for Research in Social Inclusion from 2003 to 2007 and was Head of the Department of Philosophy from 2008 to 2012. External appointments include: international research fellow at Queen's University Belfast, 2006 to 2008; Mercator Gastprofessur at Goethe Universitaet Frankfurt, October 2010 to March 2011; YKY Visiting Professor at University of Tampere 2014-15; and Visiting Research Professor at the Institute for Liberal Arts and Sciences, Keele University 2017-18.

Fingerprint Fingerprint is based on mining the text of the person's scientific documents to create an index of weighted terms, which defines the key subjects of each individual researcher.

  • 2 Similar Profiles
Hope Medicine & Life Sciences
Religion Medicine & Life Sciences
Philosophy Arts & Humanities
Hermeneutics Arts & Humanities
Modernity Arts & Humanities
Multiculturalism Arts & Humanities
Language Medicine & Life Sciences
Charles Taylor Arts & Humanities

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Projects 2006 2018

Research Output 1996 2019

Basic income, social freedom and the fabric of justice

Smith, N. H., 27 Feb 2019, In : Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy. 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

basic income
Social Role

Recognition and multiculturalism

Smith, N. H., 5 May 2018, Handbuch Anerkennung. Siep, L., Ikaheimo, H. & Quante, M. (eds.). Wiesbaden: Springer, Springer Nature, 8 p. (Springer Reference Geisteswissenschaften).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Nancy Fraser
Axel Honneth
Charles Taylor

The return of work in critical theory: self, society, politics

Dejours, C., Deranty, J-P., Renault, E. & Smith, N. H., Jun 2018, New York: Columbia University Press. 232 p. (New Directions in Critical Theory)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

critical theory
social philosophy
clinical psychology

Arendt's anti-humanism of labour

Smith, N., 13 Dec 2017, In : European Journal of Social Theory.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Social Relations

The Language Animal : The Full Shape of the Human Linguistic Capacity

Smith, N. H., 2017, In : The Review of Politics. 79, 3, p. 500-502 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article/Exhibition reviewResearch

book review