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Researcher: Corry, RL (Dr Richard Corry)

Fields of Research

Metaphysics
History and Philosophy of Science (incl. Non-historical Philosophy of Science)
Epistemology
Philosophy of Cognition
Ethical Theory
Environmental Philosophy
Applied Ethics
History and Philosophy of Engineering and Technology
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Human Rights and Justice Issues
Philosophy of Mind (excl. Cognition)

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Education and Training Systems
Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
Climate and Climate Change
Environmental Education and Awareness
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society

Career Best Publications

Can dispositional essences ground the laws of nature?; Australasian Journal of Philosophy
Causal Realism and the Laws of Nature; Philosophy of Science
Causation, physics, and the constitution of reality: Russell's republic revisited; Oxford University Press
Emerging from the causal drain; Philosophical Studies
How is scientific analysis possible?; Dispositions and Causes
Retrocausal models for EPR; Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics
The Climate Change Debate: An Epistemic and Ethical Enquiry; Palgrave Macmillan

Research Publications

A Case for Causal Republicanism ; in Causation, Physics and The Constitution of Reality: Russells Republic Revisited
A Dilemma of Consumer Responsibility
Can dispositional essences ground the laws of nature?; Australasian Journal of Philosophy
Causal Realism and the Laws of Nature; Philosophy of Science
Causation, physics, and the constitution of reality: Russell's republic revisited; Oxford University Press
Did Climate Change Cause That?; A Companion to Applied Philosophy
Earman John, Clark Glymour, and Sandra Mitchell, eds,, Ceteris Paribus Laws
Emerging from the causal drain; Philosophical Studies
ESP, Causation, and the Possibility of Precognition; Extrasensory Perception: Support, Skepticism, and Science, Volume 1: History, Controversy, and Research
How is scientific analysis possible?; Dispositions and Causes
Retrocausal models for EPR; Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics
The Climate Change Debate: An Epistemic and Ethical Enquiry; Palgrave Macmillan

Research Projects

2009 American Philosophical Association Central Division Meeting in Chicago; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
2012: Dispositions, Caustaion, Modality. Germany. ; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

Aspects of the Nomological Pluralism in the Classical and So-called 'Special' Sciences.
Being Thus- Logical Necessity in Evolutionary Consciousness
Buddhism and the Scientific Method
Domain of the Illusory- Non-Egological Approach to Phenomenal Personhood
Evolutionary ontology- A naturalistic approach to metaphysics
Heidegger's Language
Homo credulus- Bio-philosophical Reflections on Evolution and Religious Belief
Is Laplacian Determinism Compatible with Reasons-based Freedom?
Masculine Madness- The Normality of Evil in the Western Cultural Imaginary
Morality on a Leash- Walking the Dogma. A Search for Plausible Connections between Morality and Biology
Nourishing the Dhamma- Vegetarianism and Animal Nonviolence in Theravada Buddhism with a special focus on Sinhala Buddhism
Pain is Mechanism
Picturing the Universe- The Aesthetics of Astronomical Art
Scepticism over the Centuries- The Origin of Scepticism in the Development of Human Symbolic Capacity
The Consciousness Problem- Finding a Solution within Quantum Mechanics
The Genealogy of Morals - An Evolutionary Account of Conscience
The Model Status of the Laws of Nature
The Prasangika Madhyamika's Dependent Arising and a Critique of Essentialist Causal Theories. the Essentialist Causal Theories
Three Mistakes about the Senses