Emeritus Professor Robert Nola

BSc, MA, MSc (Auckland), PhD (ANU), FNZAH, FRSNZ

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Emeritus Professor

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Philosophy of science; metaphysics, including naturalism; epistemology; selected areas in social and historical studies of science; atheism; science and religion.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Nola, R. (2019). Definition: Atheism. In J. Koterski, G. Oppy (Eds.) Theism and Atheism: Opposing Arguments in Philosophy (pp. 19-34). Farmington Hills, MI: Macmillan Reference USA. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/46633
  • Nola, R. (2018). The Enlightenment: Truths Behind a Misleading Abstraction. In M. R. Matthews (Ed.) (pp. 43-66). SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG. 10.1007/978-3-319-62616-1_2
  • Nola, R. (2018). Demystifying Religious Belief. In H. van Eyghen, R. Peels, G. van den Brink (Eds.) New Developments in the Cognitive Science of Religion: The Rationality of Religious Belief (pp. 71-92). Heidelberg: Springer. 10.1007/978-3-319-90239-5_5
  • Nola, R. (2015). Epistemic Relativism: A Constructive Critique, by Markus Seidel. Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 93 (3), 628-629. 10.1080/00048402.2015.1011678
  • Ellis, B., Home, R., Oldroyd, D., Nola, R., Sankey, H., Hutchison, K., ... Catton, P. (2014). History and philosophy of science. History of Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand (pp. 707-772). 10.1007/978-94-007-6958-8_19
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ruth Barton
  • Nola, R. (2014). Varieties of reference and realism. Review of the book: Perception, realism and the problem of reference, edited by Athanassios Raftopoulos and Peter Machamer. Metascience, vol. 23, issue 1, 23 (1), 137-140. 10.1007/s11016-013-9869-0
  • Nola, R. (2014). SOCIAL STUDIES OF SCIENCE. In M. Curd, S. Psillos (Eds.) (pp. 291-300). ROUTLEDGE.
  • Nola, R. (2014). Scientism : 'Yippee' or 'Boo-Sucks'? - Part I. Scientia Salon Related URL.