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Researcher: Coady, DA (Dr David Coady)

Fields of Research

Epistemology
Social Philosophy
Applied Ethics
Metaphysics
Ethical Theory
Philosophy of Mind (excl. Cognition)
Philosophy
Legal Ethics
Environmental Impact Assessment
Professional Ethics (incl. police and research ethics)
Political Theory and Political Philosophy
Environmental Philosophy
International Law (excl. International Trade Law)
Legal Theory, Jurisprudence and Legal Interpretation
History and Philosophy of Science (incl. Non-historical Philosophy of Science)
Human Rights and Justice Issues
Philosophy of Religion

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Political Systems
Law Enforcement
Social Ethics
Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards
Climate and Climate Change
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Education and Training Systems
Legal Processes
Civics and Citizenship
The Media
International Relations
Environmental Education and Awareness
Law, Politics and Community Services
Electoral Systems
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability

Career Best Publications

An epistemic defence of the blogosphere; Journal of Applied Philosophy
Are Conspirary Theorists Irrational?; Episteme: A Journal of Social Epistemology
Conspiracy Theories: The Philosophical Debate; Ashgate
Preempting Preemption; Causation and Counterfactuals
Rumour Has It; International Journal of Applied Philosophy
Testing for Causation in Tort Law; Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy
Two concepts of epistemic injustice; Episteme
What to Believe Now: Applying Epistemology to Contemporary Issues; Wiley-Blackwell
When experts disagree; Episteme

Research Publications

A Companion to Applied Philosophy; John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
A Legal Theory for Autonomous Artificial Agents by Samir Chopra and Laurence F White
Academic Dismisses Hobart Attack Rumour
Academics lash Lennon 'ethics'
An epistemic defence of the blogosphere; Journal of Applied Philosophy
An Introduction to the Philosophical Debate about Conspiracy Theories; Conspiracy Theories: The Philosophical Debate
Applied Epistemology; A Companion to Applied Philosophy
Are Conspirary Theorists Irrational?; Episteme: A Journal of Social Epistemology
Are horror films immoral?; Qualia
Brethren Playing Political Game
Conspiracy Theories and Official Stories; International Journal of Applied Philosophy
Conspiracy Theories and Official Stories; Conspiracy Theories: The Conspiracy Theories: The Philosophical Debate
Conspiracy Theories and Rationality
Conspiracy Theories: The Philosophical Debate; Ashgate
Critical reply to 'Culpability for Epistemic Injustice: Deontic or Aretetic' by Wayne Riggs; Social Epistemology: Review and Reply Collective
Decision-Making and Credibility; Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective
Dismiss Absurd Stories
Do we have a loyalty problem?
Geruchte, Verschworungstheorien und Propaganda; Konspiration: Soziologie des Verschworungsdenkens
Introduction to Special Issue on Applied Epistemology; Journal of Applied Philosophy
Introduction: Conspiracy Theories; Episteme: A Journal of Social Epistemology
Jesse Ventura Takes the Soaring Interest in Conspiracy Theory to TV
Journal of Applied Philosophy; Journal of Applied Philosophy
Kenneth Clatterbaugh: The Causation Debate in Modern Philosophy 1637-1739
Michael Rosen and Jonathan Wolff, editors, Political Thought
Not Cricket; Sport in Society
Our Wiki, Wiki Ways, Beautiful in Imperfection
Preempting Preemption; Causation and Counterfactuals
Raphael , DD., The Impartial Spectator: Adam Smith's Moral Philosophy
Red Tape Hits Our Joy
Report on 'What to Believe Now'
Review of 'Gelfert, Axel, A Critical Introduction to Testimony'
Review of Reasoning, Meaning, and Mind; Australasian Journal of Philosophy
Rumour Has It; International Journal of Applied Philosophy
Special Issue of Episteme: A Journal of Social Epistemology on Conspiracy Theories; Episteme: A Journal of Social Epistemology
Stanley Milgram and Police Ethics; Australian Journal of Applied Philosophy
Testing for Causation in Tort Law; Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy
The Climate Change Debate: An Epistemic and Ethical Enquiry; Palgrave Macmillan
The Epistemology of Blogging
The Pernicious Effects of Conspiracy Theories
The Philosophy of Conspiracy
The Pragmatic Rejection of Conspiracy Theories; Conspiracy Theories: The Philosophical Debate
To walk or not to walk; Res Publica
Two concepts of epistemic injustice; Episteme
Two Epistemic Errors in the Climate Change Debate; Ethical Values and the Integrity of the Climate Change Regime
What to Believe Now: Applying Epistemology to Contemporary Issues; Wiley-Blackwell
When experts disagree; Episteme

Research Projects

Conceptual Structure in Ethics and Epistemology; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
How do we improve our understanding and commitment to 'science' in international agreements to protect the global; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The Epistemology of Politics ; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

'Ground, Limit and Place'
A Philosophical Examination & Analysis of Epistemologies & Ontologies Entailed by Pedagogical Constructivism
A Philosophical Interpretation of Judea Pearl's Theory of Causality
A Re-evaluation of Marcuse's Philosophy of Technology
Aesthetic considerations in mathematical applications
Being Thus- Logical Necessity in Evolutionary Consciousness
Beyond Beliefs- A Philosophical Examination of Anomalous Phenomena and Explanation Theory.
Causation- Lewis and counterfactual dependence
Donald Davidson, Richard Rorty- Ethics
Ethical and Metaphysical Mores within Western Society are being Justified for Modern Convenience Resulting in Positive Eugenics Contradicting Katn's Theory 'never to use a person soley as a means
Ethics and Fiction- Moral Philosophy and the Role for Literature
Evolutionary ontology- A naturalistic approach to metaphysics
Holographic realism - a synthetic account of moral artefacts
Homo credulus- Bio-philosophical Reflections on Evolution and Religious Belief
Imagined Worlds- Metaphysics, Ethos & Truth
Intellectualism versus Voluntarism in the development of Natural Law from Zeno to Grotius
Investigating the Ethics of Contemporary World View - Using 'Sustainability' as the Foundation Concept
Is Laplacian Determinism Compatible with Reasons-based Freedom?
Morality on a Leash- Walking the Dogma. A Search for Plausible Connections between Morality and Biology
Place, Race and Belonging- An investigation into 'multicultural' identity in Tasmania.
Problems of Ideology
The Bionic Self-Implications of Bionics for Selfhood and Social Relations
The Consciousness Problem- Finding a Solution within Quantum Mechanics
The Fine-Tuning of the Universe- A Philosophical Analysis
The Foundations of Flourishing- Determining the Ethics of Infant Care Decisions on Examination of Neuroscientific Evidence and Attachment Theory
The history of the use of ideas derived from Zeno's Paradoxes
The problematic status of the object in phenomenological analysis
Three Mistakes about the Senses
Transformation in Knowledge- The Aristotelian Concepts of Actuality and Potentiality and the Cartesian Method