Gillian Dooley is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at Flinders University, South Australia. Her publications include From a Tiny Corner in the House of Fiction: Conversations with Iris Murdoch (2003), Reading Iris Murdoch’s Metaphysics as a Guide to Morals (edited with Nora Hämäläinen; 2019), and other books and articles on authors from Jane Austen to J.M. Coetzee. She is presently writing a book on music and sound-worlds in Iris Murdoch’s novels. Graham Nerlich was educated at the University of Adelaide and Oxford University. He held Chairs of Philosophy at the University of Sydney and the University of Adelaide, and is now Emeritus Professor at Adelaide. He is the author of the books The Shape of Space; Values and Valuing: On the Ethical Life of Persons; What Spacetime Explains; and Einstein's Genie: Spacetime Out of the Bottle. He has also published numerous papers in leading philosophy journals, and is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities and a Founder of the Minkowski Institute.