Position/s

Associate Professor
Department of Philosophy

Biography

Craig joined the department in 2006, having previously held lecturing positions at the University of Stirling, Louisiana State University and a number of universities in Australia. Craig's main field of teaching and research expertise is ethics, especially moral psychology and applied ethics. Craig's current research includes a book length project on the nature of ethical thought.

Qualifications

PhD (London), M.A. (Melbourne), B.A. (Melbourne), B. Eng. (Melbourne)

Honours, awards and grants

Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching (2013)
EHL Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching (2013)
International Science Linkages - Humanities and Creative Arts Programme International Fellowship (2009)
EHLT Faculty Scholar (2009)
Summer Research Grant, Louisiana State University (1999)

Key responsibilities

Associate Dean (Research) for School of Humanities and Creative Arts
Director, Flinders Institute for Research in the Humanities (FIRtH)

Teaching interests

Ethics, Moral Psychology, Applied Ethics

Topic Coordinator:

Topic Lecturer:

Research expertise

  • Applied ethics
  • Philosophy

Research interests

Ethics, Moral Psychology, Applied Ethics

Supervisory interests

  • Applied philosophy
  • Ethics
  • Moral philosophy
  • Philosophy of psychology
  • Professional and research ethics

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : Professional and Applied Ethics (1) ;

Completion

Principal supervisor : Professional and Applied Ethics (1) ;

Publications

  • Taylor, C.D. (2014). Moral Thought and Ethical Individuality. In Craig Taylor with Melinda Graefe, ed. A Sense for Humanity: The Ethical Thought of Raimond Gaita. Melbourne, Australia: Monash University Publishing, pp. 141-151.
  • Taylor, C.D. (2014). Introduction: Rai Gaita's Ethical Thought. In Craig Taylor, ed. A Sense for Humanity: The Ethical Thought of Raimond Gaita. Melbourne, Australia: Monash University Publishing, pp. vii-xvi.
  • Taylor, C.D. and Buckle, S. (2011). Introduction: Hume and his Intellectual Legacy. In Craig Taylor and Stephen Buckle, ed. Hume and the Enlightenment. London, UK: Pickering and Chatto Publishers, pp. 1-11.
  • Taylor, C.D. (2011). Hume on Sympathy and Cruelty. In Craig Taylor and Stephen Buckle, ed. Hume and the Enlightenment. London, UK: Pickering and Chatto Publishers, pp. 117-129.
  • Taylor, C.D. (2012). Moralism: A Study of a Vice. Stocksdale, UK: Acumen.
  • Taylor, C.D. (2002). Sympathy : a philosophical analysis. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Taylor, C.D. (2008). Questions for those who protest too much. The Australian, 3(10) pp. 13-13.
  • Taylor, C.D. (2006). Introduction to Special Issue: Global Justice and Global Prosperity. Australian Journal of Professional and Applied Ethics, 8(1) pp. 1-5.
    [Web Link]
  • Taylor, C.D. and Graefe, M. (2014). Co-editor. A Sense for Humanity: The Ethical Thought of Raimond Gaita. Monash University Publishing.
  • Taylor, C.D. (2012). 'A Strange and baroque story' Australian Book Review, pp. 65-66.
  • Taylor, C.D. and Buckle, S. (2011). Co-editor. Hume and the Enlightenment. London: Pickering and Chatto Publishers.
  • Taylor, C.D. (2007). Sympathy. William A Darity, Jr, ed. International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, pp. 253-254.
  • Campbell, T. and Taylor, C.D. (2006). Editors. Australian Journal of Professional and Applied Ethics: Global Justice and Global Prosperity. 8(1)
  • Taylor, C.D. (2009). Aristotle on Perfect Friendship. In Greek Research in Australia: Proceedings of the 7th Biennial International Conference of Greek Studies. Adelaide, SA: Flinders University. Seventh Biennial International Conference of Greek Studies. Adelaide, SA. Jun 2007, pp. 89-96.
    [Web Link]
  • Taylor, C.D. (2012). Moralism: A Study of a Vice. Stocksdale, UK: Acumen.
  • Taylor, C.D. (2002). Sympathy : a philosophical analysis. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Taylor, C.D. (2014). Moral Thought and Ethical Individuality. In Craig Taylor with Melinda Graefe, ed. A Sense for Humanity: The Ethical Thought of Raimond Gaita. Melbourne, Australia: Monash University Publishing, pp. 141-151.
  • Taylor, C.D. and Buckle, S. (2011). Introduction: Hume and his Intellectual Legacy. In Craig Taylor and Stephen Buckle, ed. Hume and the Enlightenment. London, UK: Pickering and Chatto Publishers, pp. 1-11.
  • Taylor, C.D. (2011). Hume on Sympathy and Cruelty. In Craig Taylor and Stephen Buckle, ed. Hume and the Enlightenment. London, UK: Pickering and Chatto Publishers, pp. 117-129.
  • Taylor, C.D. (2014). Literature and Moral Thought. British Journal of Aesthetics,
    [10.1093/aesthj/ayu036]
  • Taylor, C.D. and Burke Da Silva, K. (2013). An analysis of the effectiveness of feedback to students on assessed work. Higher Education Research and Development (HERDSA)
    [10.1080/07294360.2013.863840]
  • Taylor, C.D. (2012). Huck Finn, Moral Reasons and Sympathy. Philosophy, 87(4) pp. 583-593.
    [10.1017/S003181911200040X] [Scopus]
  • Taylor, C.D. (2011). Literature, Moral Reflection and Ambiguity. Philosophy, 86(1) pp. 75-93.
    [10.1017/S003181911000063X] [Scopus]
  • Taylor, C.D. (2009). Art and moralism. Philosophy, 84(3) pp. 341-353.
    [10.1017/S0031819109000357] [10.1017/S0031819109000357] [Scopus]

Professional and community engagement

Editorial Advisor, Australian Book Review
Editorial Board, Transnational Literature
Advisory Board, Writers in Conversation
Member: Australasian Association of Philosophy, British Wittgenstein Society and British Society for Ethical Theory

Expertise for media contact

Subject Titles

  • Ethics
  • Morality
  • Philosophy

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