Dr Justine Kingsbury

Graduate Student Adviser (Philosophy), Senior Lecturer

Qualifications: BA(Hons), MA VUW, PhD Rutgers

School of Social Sciences


About Justine



Philosophy of mind; philosophy of biology; critical thinking; aesthetics (especially philosophy of music)

Research Interests

Recent Publications

  • Goldberg, I., Kingsbury, J., Bowell, T., & Howard, D. (2015). Measuring critical thinking about deeply held beliefs: Can the California Critical Thinking Dispositions Inventory help?. Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines, 30(1), 40-50. doi:10.5840/inquiryct20153016

  • Bowell, T., & Kingsbury, J. (2015). Virtue and inquiry: Bridging the transfer gap. In M. Davies, & R. Barnett (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Thinking in Higher Education (pp. 233-246). Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Barwell, I., & Kingsbury, J. (2014). Aesthetics and philosophy of music in Australasia. In G. Oppy, & N. Trakakis (Eds.), History of Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand (pp. 479-509). Springer. doi:10.1007/978-94-007-6958-8_25

  • Kingsbury, J. (2013). [Review of The artful species by S. Davies]. Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 91(4), 804-807. doi:10.1080/00048402.2013.802814

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Papers Taught


Contact Details

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Kingsbury, Dr Justine 9352 justinek JK.3.03 Philosophy Programme