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Biography

Dr Colin Wilks completed his BA (Universities of New England and Newcastle) in 1987, Honours in Philosophy in 1989 (Newcastle) and PhD in Philosophy (Newcastle) in 1995, and has since taught in a wide range of undergraduate philosophy and philosophy-related courses.

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Newcastle, 30/04/1996
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Newcastle

Research

Research keywords

  • Ethics
  • Metaethics
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Religion

Research expertise

Metaethics and moral psychology; religion, morality and politics; religion and nature; ethics, human rights and the ethical-philosophical foundations of liberal society.

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
229999Philosophy And Religious Studies Not Elsewhere Classified100
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Publications

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Book (1 outputs)

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2002Wilks CN, Emotion, Truth and Meaning: In Defense of Ayer and Stevenson, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands (2002) [A1]

Journal article (1 outputs)

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2010Wilks CN, 'Religious conflict and interfaithism', Nebula, 7 154-160 (2010) [C1]

Conference (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2009Feletti GI, Wilks CN, 'How can theology be introduced as an academic discipline in a public university? A short report on building new education partnerships for peaceful co-existence at Newcastle, Australia', Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities: 2009 Conference Proceedings, Honolulu, HI (2009) [E1]
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Grants and Funding

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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions0

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Dr Colin Wilks

Work Phone(02) 4921 5192
Fax(02) 4921 6928
Email
PositionAssociate Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science
Faculty of Education and Arts
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaPhilosophy
Office
MC107,
McMullin,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/colin-wilks