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Dr Tracy Bowell

BA(Hons) Sus, MPhil Camb, PhD Auck

Associate Dean Academic, Senior Lecturer


School of Social Sciences



Critical thinking and argumentation; Wittgenstein's philosophy; metaphysics; epistemology; philosophy and gender; ethics

Research Interests

Tracy's research interests include philosophy of mind and language, feminist philosophy and ethics.

Recent Publications

  • Bowell, T., Kingsbury, J. (2015) Virtue and inquiry: Bridging the transfer gap
    Book chapter - The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Thinking in Higher Education
  • Bowell, T., Kingsbury, J. (2015) Inquiring responsibly in context: Role relativity and the intellectual virtues
    Conference - Oral presentation - 1st European Conference on Argumentation
  • Bowell, T. (2014) Beyond reasonable doubt: Wittgenstein on epistemic alienation
    Conference - Abstract - 16th International Conference for Philosophy, Psychiatry and Psychology
  • Bowell, T. (2014) [Keynote] On engaging with others: A Wittgensteinian approach to (some) problems with deeply held beliefs
    Conference - Oral presentation - 44th Annual Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia (PESA) Conference

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Teaching Commitments

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Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Bowell, Dr Tracy 9351 taboo J.3.18A Philosophy Programme

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