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Joanne Faulkner


Joanne Faulkner is an academic and writer, living in Sydney.

She is author of The Importance of Being Innocent (Cambridge University Press) and Dead Letters to Nietzsche: Or the Necromantic Art of Reading Philosophy (Ohio University Press), and co-authored (with Matthew Sharpe) Understanding Psychoanalysis. She is an ARC Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of History and Philosophy, University of New South Wales, researching the significance of innocence and of childhood for contemporary understandings of political community.

Joanne has two school-aged daughters.

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