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Researcher: Wood, G (Dr Graham Wood)

Fields of Research

Philosophical psychology (incl. moral psychology and philosophy of action)
Philosophy of religion
Metaphysics
Epistemology
Environmental philosophy
Learning sciences
History and philosophy of science
Other psychology
Conservation and biodiversity
Higher education
Other environmental sciences
Philosophy of mind (excl. cognition)
Philosophy of cognition
Business ethics
Psychology of religion
Economic development policy
Environmental law
Sociology and social studies of science and technology
Other philosophy and religious studies
Other physical sciences
Climate change processes
Social geography
Ethical theory

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in philosophy and religious studies
Expanding knowledge in psychology
Other education and training
Learner and learning
Marine systems and management
Environmental ethics
Institutional arrangements
Expanding knowledge in human society
Rehabilitation or conservation of marine environments
Business ethics
Religion and society
Expanding knowledge in language, communication and culture
Management, resources and leadership
Expanding knowledge in the physical sciences

Career Best Publications

Do religious beliefs have a place within an 'epistemically naturalized' cognitive system?; Sophia
Method: Atheism; Theism and Atheism: Opposing Arguments in Philosophy
On the perceived objectivity of some moral beliefs; Philosophical Psychology
The Rationality of Heuristic Religious Belief; A New Science of Religion
Understanding ‘person’ talk: when is it appropriate to think in terms of persons?; The Roots of religion: Exploring the Cognitive Science of Religion

Research Publications

Attributing Agency: Fast and Frugal or All Things Considered?; Scientific Approaches to the Philosophy of Religion
Cognitive science and religious belief; Philosophy Compass
Connecting to the oceans: supporting ocean literacy and public engagement; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
Deep aspirations: towards a sustainable offshore Blue Economy; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
Detecting Design: fast and frugal or all things considered?; Sophia
Do religious beliefs have a place within an 'epistemically naturalized' cognitive system?; Sophia
Fine-tuning 'Analogies' and The Law of Small Probability; Philo
Four impediments to embedding education for sustainability in higher education; Australian Journal of Environmental Education
Fraser Watts (ed.), Creation: Law and Probability
Generalizing a model beyond the inherence heuristic and applying it to beliefs about objective value; Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Method: Atheism; Theism and Atheism: Opposing Arguments in Philosophy
On the perceived objectivity of some moral beliefs; Philosophical Psychology
The COVID-19 Pandemic: A Biological and Cultural Evolutionary Analysis
The fine-tuning argument: the 'design inference' version; Religious Studies
The fine-tuning of the universe, a philosophical analysis
The Pulp Mill, Bleached Kraft Paper and Sustainable Development: an Ethical Analysis of Necessities Versus Luxuries; Pulp Friction in Tasmania: A review of the environmental assessment of Gunns' proposed pulp mill
The Rationality of Heuristic Religious Belief; A New Science of Religion
Understanding Historical and Contemporary Ethics and Earth Ethics; Inspiring Earth Ethics: Linking Values and Action
Understanding ‘person’ talk: when is it appropriate to think in terms of persons?; The Roots of religion: Exploring the Cognitive Science of Religion

Research Projects

Ethics, values and social license in the Blue Economy; Blue Economy CRC Co (BECRC)
Integrating Blue Economy Governance Integrity Research; Blue Economy CRC Co (BECRC)
Risks & Opportunities for the Blue Economy; Blue Economy CRC Co (BECRC)
Rival Systems of Reasoning: Dennett's Intentional Stance and the Cognitive Science of Religion; John Templeton Foundation (JTF)
What is knowable in science and elsewhere? A cross-disciplinary approach to distinguishing science from scientism.; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Theism and Atheism: Opposing Viewpoints in Philosophy

Research Candidate Supervision

Situating the Phenomenal