Professor of Philosophy, University of Birmingham

Yujin Nagasawa is Professor of Philosophy and Co-Director of the John Hick Centre for Philosophy of Religion at the University of Birmingham. He is also President of the British Society for the Philosophy of Religion.

His research interests include philosophy of religion (the existence of God, the problem of evil, miracles, science and religion), philosophy of mind (the mind-body problem, phenomenal consciousness, materialism and panpsychism), and applied philosophy (medical ethics, the meaning of life, death and immortality).

He is the author of Miracles: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2017), Maximal God: A New Defence of Perfect Being Theism (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).


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    Professor of Philosophy, University of Birmingham