Critical Thinking Pedagogy

Ellerton, Peter (2021). On Critical Thinking and Content Knowledge. Thinking Skills and Creativity,

Hegazy, Hind.; Ellerton, Peter; Campos-Remon, Hannah; Zaphir, Luke; Mazzola, Claudio; and Brown, Deborah. (2021). Working from Theory: Developing the basis of teachers' critical thinking pedagogies through action research.  Educational Action Research.

Osborn, Judy-Anne; Larkins, Jo-Ann; McBain, Bonnie; Ellerton, Peter; Black, Joel; Borwein, Naomi; Breuer, Florian; and Roberts, Malcolm. (2020). Foundations of the DEFT Project: Tertiary educators Developing Expertise Fostering Thinking. International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education, 28 (2): 2-15.

Kinkead, Dave; Brown, Deborah; Ellerton, Peter; and Mazzola, Claudio (2019). Reasons: A digital argument mapping library for modern browsers. Journal of Open Source Software, 4(37), 1044. doi: 0.21105/joss.0104.

Bini, Monica, Ellerton, Peter, Knight, Sue, Millett, Stephan, and Tapper, Alan (2019). Philosophy and The Curriculum. In Burgh, Gilbert & Thornton, Simone (eds.), Philosophical Inquiry with Children: The Development of an Inquiring Society in Australia, Routledge.

Ellerton, Peter (2019). Critical Thinking in Adolescence. In Hupp, Stephen (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Child and Adolescent Development, WIley-Blackwell. doi: 10.1002/9781119171492.wecad370

Ellerton, Peter (2019). Teaching for Thinking: Explaining pedagogical expertise in the development of the skills, values and virtues of inquiry. PhD Thesis, School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, The University of Queensland.

Ellerton, Peter (2017). Pragmatic epistemology, inquiry values and education for thinking. In M. R. Gregory, J. Haynes and K. Murris (Ed.), The Routledge international handbook of philosophy for children (pp. 111-118). New York: Routledge. 

Ellerton, Peter (2017). On Critical Thinking and Collaborative Inquiry. Education: Future Frontiers. Occasional paper series, NSW Department of Education National Initiatives & Performance Directorate. 

Ellerton, Peter (2015). Metacognition and critical thinking: some pedagogical imperatives. In M. Davies and R. Barnett (Ed.), Palgrave handbook of critical thinking in higher education (pp. 409-426). US: Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1007/978-1-137-37805-7_25 

Kinkead, Dave (2015). What can student results tell us about school performance?. In: PESA Conference 2015: Re-engaging with politics: Re-imagining the university. Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia 2015, Melbourne, Australia, (1-23). 5-8 December 2015. 

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Applied Critical Thinking

Kinkead, Dave. and Douglas, D. (2021) The Network and the Demos: Big Data and the Epistemic Justifications of Democracy. In K. Macnish & J. Galliott (Eds.), Big Data and Democracy (pp. 119–134) . Edinburgh University Press.

Jansen Melanie; Ellerton, Peter (2018). How to Read an Ethics Paper. Journal of Medical Ethics. Published Online First: 22 August 2018. doi:10.1136/medethics-2018-104997.

Cook, John; Ellerton, Peter; Kinkead, Dave (2018). Deconstructing climate misinformation to identify reasoning errors. Environmental Research Letters, 13 2: 024018. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aaa49f.

Ellerton, Peter (2017). Settling Science. Why the scientific method confuses us. In The Best Australian Science Writing 2017. Sydney NSW Australia: NewSouth Publishing.

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Philosophy and Logic

Girle, Roderic (2021). Foundations for Knowledge and Belief Management. International Journal of Knowledge Management, 17 (3): 88-99.

Brown, Deborah and Key, Brian (2021). Plant Sentience, Semantics, and the Emergentist Dilemma.  Journal of Consciousness Studies 28 (1): 155-183.

Brown, Deborah (2021). Agency, Force and Inertia in Descartes and Hobbes. In Benjamin Hill, Henrik Lagerlund and Stathis Psillos (Eds.) Reconsidering Causal Powers: Historical and Conceptual Perspectives. Oxford: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/oso/9780198869528.003.0005

Brown, Deborah and Key, Brian (2020). Descartes’ Dualism of Mind and Body in the Development of Psychological Thought. The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology.

Key, Brian and Brown, Deborah (2020). Minds, Morality, and Midgies. Animal Sentience 29 (24). 

Mazzola, Claudio; Kinkead, Dave; Ellerton, Peter; and Brown, Deborah. Reichenbachian common cause clusters. Erkenntnis. doi:10.1007/s10670-020-00269-6

Brown, Deborah and Normore, Calvin (2019). Descartes and the Ontology of Everyday Life. Oxford University Press, doi:10.1093/oso/9780198836810.001.0001

Brown, Deborah (2019). The metaphysics of Cartesian persons. In Martina Reuter and Frans Svensson (Eds.), Mindy, body, and morality: new perspectives on Descartes and Spinoza (pp. 17-36) New York, NY, United States: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781351202831-2

Mazzola, Claudio. (2019) The mereotopology of time. Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic. 60 (2): 215-252. doi:10.1215/00294527-2019-0005

Mazzola, Claudio and Evans, Peter (2017). Do Reichenbachian Common Cause Systems of Arbitrary Finite Size Exist?, Foundations of Physics. 47 12: 1543-1558. doi:10.1007/s10701-017-0124-1

Brown, Deborah J. (2018). Animal souls and beast machines: Descartes’s mechanical biology. In Animals: a history (pp. 187-209) Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/oso/9780199375967.003.0013

Mazzola, Claudio (2017) Generalised Reichenbachian common cause systems. Synthese. doi:10.1007/s11229-017-1650-2

Girle, Roderic (2016). Dialogue logic as dynamic logicLogique Et Analyse236 427-443. doi:10.2143/LEA.236.0.3186065

Brown, Deborah (2016).Objective being in Descartes: That Which We Know or That By Which We Know?. In Representation and Objects of Thought in Medieval Philosophy (pp. 134-153) : Taylor and Francis.

Brown, Deborah (2016).Passion. In Lawrence Nolan (Ed.), The Cambridge Descartes lexicon (pp. 563-569) Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/CBO9780511894695.192

Brown, Deborah (2016).Being, formal versus objective. In Lawrence Nolan (Ed.), The Cambridge Descartes lexicon (pp. 60-65) Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/CBO9780511894695.027

Brown, Deborah (2015). Animal automatism and machine intelligence. Res Philosophica, 92 1: 93-115. doi:10.11612/resphil.2015.92.1.2 

Girle, Roderic A. (2015). Proof and Dialogue in AristotleArgumentation30 3: 289-316. doi:10.1007/s10503-015-9382-2

Brown, Deborah (2014).  The Sixth Meditation: Descartes and the embodied self.. In D. Cunning (Ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Descartes' Meditations (pp. 240-257) Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/CCO9781139088220.013                     

Normore, Calvin G. and Brown, Deborah (2014).On bits and pieces in the history of philosophy. In Cotnoir, A. J. and Baxter, Donald L. M. (Ed.), Composition as identity (pp. 24-43) Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

Brown, Deborah (2013).  Descartes and content skepticism. In K. Detlefsen (Ed.), Descartes' Meditations: a critical guide (pp. 25-42). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/CBO9781139030731.005 

Brown, Deborah J. (2013).  Understanding interaction revisited. In S. Duncan and A. LoLordo (Ed.), Debates in modern philosophy: essential readings and contemporary responses (pp. 54-63) New York, NY, United States: Routledge.                                               

Brown, Deborah J. (2012).  Agency and attention in Malebranche's Theory of Cognition. In M. Pickavé and L. Shapiro (Ed.), Emotion and cognitive life in medieval and early modern philosophy (pp. 217-233). Oxford: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579914.003.0012     

Brown, Deborah J. (2012) Hume and the nominalist tradition. Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 42 Supplement 1: 27-44. doi:10.1080/00455091.2012.972125                                           

Brown, Deborah J. (2012)  Cartesian functional analysis. Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 90 1: 75-92. doi:10.1080/00048402.2011.566274                                     

Ellerton, Peter (2010). Theology is not philosophy. In W. Bonett (Ed.), The Australian book of atheism (pp. 125-138). Carlton North, Vic., Australia: Scribe Publications. 

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