Cliff Stagoll


  • The University of Western Australia (M204), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Dr Clifford Stagoll holds PhDs in philosophy from University of Warwick (where he was aCommonwealth Scholar) and University of Western Australia, together with qualifications in economics, industrial relations, and human resources management. His academic interests centre on American Pragmatism, particularly application of pragmatist principles to ‘real world’ contemporary issues in management, self-development, and education. In addition to his academic work, Cliff has been an Officer in the Royal Australian Air Force and a management consultant with Boston Consulting Group, and has held senior management roles in logistics, procurement, HR and IT with Qantas Airways, Campbell Soup Company/Arnott’s Biscuits, and BHP. His new book on William James’s therapeutic ethical pragmatism will be published by SUNY Press in June 2023.

Education/Academic qualification

Philosophy, PhD, Creating One's Self: The Therapeutic Ethical Pragmatism of William James, The University of Western Australia


Philosophy, PhD, Deleuze's 'Becoming-Subject': Difference and the Human Individual, University of Warwick


Philosophy, MA, A Defense of Deleuze's Interpretation of Nietzsche, Texas A&M University


Industrial Relations, GradDipBus, Charles Sturt University


Philosophy, BA, Deakin University


Economics and Human Resources Management, BBus, University of Southern Queensland


Research expertise keywords

  • American Pragmatism
  • William James
  • History of Twentieth Century Philosophy
  • Recent Continental Philosophy (especially Deleuze)
  • Philosophy of Management
  • Business Ethics


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