Associate Professor Tracy Bowell

Tracy Bowell

Pro Vice-Chancellor Teaching and Learning

Qualifications: BA(Hons) Sus, MPhil Camb, PhD Auck

Research Interests

Tracy's research interests include critical reasoning and argumentation, epistemology, Wittgenstein, feminist philosophy, philosophy of education

Recent Publications

  • Bowell, T. (2021). Some limits to arguing virtuously. Informal Logic, 41(1), 81-106. doi:10.22329/il.v41i1.6690

  • Bowell, T., Cowan, R., & Kemp, G. (2019). Critical thinking a concise guide (5th ed.). London, England: Routledge.

  • Zegwaard, K. E., Badger, N., Parmenter, L., Clavert, S., & Bowell, T. (2019). Structuring work-integrated learning into the university curriculum. In Global Internship Conference: Intergrating employability outcomes through global internships. Conference held in Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Bowell, T., & Kingsbury, J. (2019). Encouraging critical thinking about students' own beliefs. In J. A. Blair (Ed.), Studies in Critical Thinking (Vol. 8, pp. 65-67). Canada: University of Windsor.

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Gender; Metaphysics; Morals and Ethics; Pedagogy; Philosophy; Teaching and Learning

Critical thinking pedagogy
Argumentation (especially virtue and argumentation)
Wittgenstein (especially the later work)
Philosophy and gender (especially epistemology)
Intellectual virtue