Yujin Nagasawa specialises in the philosophy of religion, the philosophy of mind and applied philosophy. He is the author of Maximal God: A New Defence of Perfect Being Theism (Oxford University Press, 2017), Miracles: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2017), The Existence of God: A Philosophical Introduction (Routledge, 2011) and God and Phenomenal Consciousness: A Novel Approach to Knowledge Arguments (Cambridge University Press, 2008). He is Editor of Religious Studies, Co-Director of the Birrmingham Centre for Philosophy of Religion and former president of the British Society for the Philosophy of Religion. He currently leads the Global Philosophy of Religion Project, a £2.15 million research initiative funded by the John Templeton Foundation and the Dynamic Investment Fund (DIF) at the University of Birmingham.
He is the editor/co-editor of Palgrave Handbook of the Afterlife (with Benjamin Matheson), (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), Consciousness in the Physical World: Perspectives on Russellian Monism (with Torin Alter), (Oxford University Press, 2015), Alternative Concepts of God (with Andrei Buckareff), (Oxford University Press, 2015), Scientific Approaches to the Philosophy of Religion (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), New Waves in Philosophy of Religion (with Erik J. Wielenberg), (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008) and There’s Something About Mary: Essays on Phenomenal Consciousness and Frank Jackson’s Knowledge Argument (with Peter Ludlow and Daniel Stoljar) (MIT Press, 2004).
Personal website: www.yujinnagasawa.co.uk
'Is it unreasonable to believe in Miracles?', The Irish Times
'Is there definitive proof of the existence of God?', OUPblog
'Why we still believe in Christmas miracles … according to philosophy', The Conversation