My main area of specialism is philosophy of religion, with my main interests currently the problem of evil and modern miracle claims, particularly claims concerning demon possession.
Philosophy of Religion
**Cosmological Arguments – particularly the Kalam Cosmological Argument and Leibnizian Contingency Arguments.
Teleological Arguments – particularly the fine-tuning argument
Anthropological Arguments – from the nature of human beings as conscious, free, rational persons with moral obligations.
** The Problem of Evil
** Religious Epistemology
** Religious Experience
** Miracles – currently undergoing a major research project into charismatic miraculous claims, particularly healing, tongues, and prophecy.
Philosophy of Mind
The Mind/Body Problem
Dualism & Theism
Free Will & Determinism
** = Area of Particular Specialism