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Professor of Philosophy and Kingfisher College Chair of the Philosophy of Religion and Ethics
University of Oklahoma

The Problem of Evil for Atheists
Oxford Universeity Press 2024

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About
About
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I am Professor of Philosophy and Kingfisher College Chair of the Philosophy of Religion and Ethics at the University of Oklahoma, USA. Before joining Oklahoma, I held the H. G. Wood Professorship of the Philosophy of Religion and served as the Co-Director of the Birmingham Centre for Philosophy of Religion at the University of Birmingham, UK. Currently, I serve as Editor-in-Chief of Religious Studies, published by Cambridged University Press, and as the book series editor for Cambridge Elements in Global Philosophy of Religion. I also served as the president of the British Society for the Philosophy of Religion from 2017 to 2019. I was the principal investigator for the Global Philosophy of Religion Project, a $2.42 million research initiative funded by the John Templeton Foundation and the Dynamic Investment Fund at the University of Birmingham, from 2020 to 2023.

For more information about myself and my work, please refer to the in-depth autobiographical interview available on the "What Is It Like To Be a Philosopher" website.

Email: yujin.nagasawa@ou.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Books
Books
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The Problem of Evil for Atheists (OUP, forthcoming 2024)

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Miracles: A Very Short Introduction (OUP 2017)

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Consciousness in the Physical World: Perspectives on Russellian Monism (ed. with Torin Alter), (OUP 2015)

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God and Phenomenal Consciousness: A Novel Approach to Knowledge Arguments (CUP,  2008)

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Global Dialogues in the Philosophy of Religion (ed. with Mohammad Saleh Zarepour) (OUP forthcoming 2024)

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The Pagrave Handbook of the Afterlife (ed. with Benjamin Matheson), (Palgrave Macmillan 2017)

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The Existence of God: A Philosophical Introduction (Routledge 2011)

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New Waves in Philosophy of Religion (ed. with Erik J. Wielenberg) (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008)

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Maximal God (OUP 2017)

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Alernative Concepts of God: Essays on the Metaphysics of the Divine (ed. with Andrei Buckareff), (OUP 2016)

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Scientific Approaches to the Philosophy of Religion (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)

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There's Something About Mary: Essays on Phenomena Consciousness and Frank Jackson's Knowledge Argument (ed. with Peter Ludlow and Daniel Stoljar) (MIT Press, 2004)

Editorial WORK
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Talks
RECENT AND FORTHCOMING TALKS

2024

  • World Congress of Philosophy, Rome, Italy

  • Wake Forest University, USA

  • University of Kansas, USA

  • Consciousness, Subjectivity and the Philosophy of Religion Conference, University of Oklahoma, USA (hybrid event; email to register: nata@ou.edu)

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2023​

  • Joseph Butler Society, Oriel College, Oxford, UK

  • National University of Singapore, Singapore

  • Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

  • University of Macau, Macau

  • Global Philosophy of Religion Conference, Waseda University, Japan

  • Philosophy in Southeast Asia Conference, National University of Singapore, Singapore

  • De La Salle University, Philippines

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