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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

  • Goldberg, I., Kingsbury, J., Bowell, T. (2013) Measuring critical thinking about deeply held beliefs
    Conference - Full Paper - Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation (OSSA10)
  • Bowell, T., Kingsbury, J. (2013) Virtue and argument: Taking character into account
    Refereed Journal Articles - Informal Logic: Reasoning and Argumentation in Theory and Practice
  • Bowell, T., Kingsbury, J. (2013) Critical thinking and the argumentational and epistemic virtues
    Conference - Full Paper - Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation (OSSA10)
  • Bowell, T. (2012) The virtues of feminist standpoint epistemology
    Conference - Oral Presentation - Annual New Zealand Australasian Association of Philosophy Conference

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Teaching Commitments

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Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Bowell, Dr Tracy 6019 taboo J.3.18A Philosophy Programme

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