Dr Desmonda Lawrence received her PhD in philosophy from The University of
Melbourne in 2017, with a dissertation on the ancient quarrel between
philosophy and poetry. She currently works as a freelance researcher and writer,
as well as a sessional tutor in philosophy and ethics. She is a member of the
Melbourne School of Continental Philosophy where she teaches short courses.
Her research and teaching specialties include moral philosophy, aesthetics,
philosophy of literature, criticism and poetics.