Associate Professor Damian Cox

Honorary Research Assoc Professor

School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Overview

Dr Damian Cox’s ares of research is Ethics, particularly ethical theory.

Dr Cox holds a BA(hons) (ANU); PhD (Melbourne).

His teaching areas include: Introduction to philosophy; Philosophy and Film; Cognitive science; and Ethics.

Dr Cox’s current research projects include:

  • The moral and philosophical psychological character of integrity;
  • Critiques of utilitarianism and agent-based virtue ethics; Ethics and decision theory; The limits of Moral Obligation.

Research Interests

  • The moral and philosophical psychological character of integrity
  • Critiques of utilitarianism and agent-based virtue ethics
  • Ethics and decision theory
  • The limits of Moral Obligation
  • Philosophy of film
  • Film as a philosophical resource
  • Films and the philosophical critique of racism
  • Virtual theory and judgement of character

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts(Hons), Australian National University
  • PhD, University of Melbourne

Publications

  • Cox, Damian and Levine, Michael (2017). Music and ethics: the very mildly interesting view. In Oxford Handbooks Online (pp. 1-18) New York: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199935321.013.145

  • Cox, Damian (2015). Overcoming victimhood: stoicism, anti-stoicism and Le Fils. In Marie-Claire Patron and Stephen S. Holden (Ed.), Victim victorious: from fire to phoenix (pp. 1-14) New York, NY, United States: Nova Science Publishers.

  • Cox, Damian and Crook, Peter (2015). Plato's paradox of leadership. In Leadership and ethics (pp. 129-150) London, United Kingdom: Bloomsbury Academic.

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • (2005) Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Cox, Damian and Levine, Michael (2017). Music and ethics: the very mildly interesting view. In Oxford Handbooks Online (pp. 1-18) New York: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199935321.013.145

  • Cox, Damian (2015). Overcoming victimhood: stoicism, anti-stoicism and Le Fils. In Marie-Claire Patron and Stephen S. Holden (Ed.), Victim victorious: from fire to phoenix (pp. 1-14) New York, NY, United States: Nova Science Publishers.

  • Cox, Damian and Crook, Peter (2015). Plato's paradox of leadership. In Leadership and ethics (pp. 129-150) London, United Kingdom: Bloomsbury Academic.

  • Cox, Damian, La Caze, Marguerite and Levine, Michael (2014). Integrity. In Stan van Hooft, Nafsika Athanassoulis, Jason Kawall, Justin Oakley, Nicole Saunders and Liezl Van Zyl (Ed.), The Handbook of Virtue Ethics (pp. 200-209) Durham, United Kingdom: Acumen Publishing.

  • Cox, Damian and Levine, Michael P. (2013). Avatar: racism and prejudice on Pandora. In Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo and Dan Flory (Ed.), Race, Philosophy and Film (pp. 117-133) New York, NY, USA: Routledge.

  • Holden, Stephen S. and Cox, Damian (2013). Social marketing: immunizing against unethical practice. In Krzysztof Kubacki and Sharyn Rundle-Thiele (Ed.), Contemporary issues in social marketing (pp. 59-75) Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

  • Cox, Damian and Levine, Michael (2010). Damned lying politicians: Integrity and truth in politics. In Tim Dare and W. Bradley Wendel (Ed.), Professional ethics and personal integrity (pp. 44-67) Newcastle upon Tyne, NE, United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

  • Cox, Damian, Levine, Michael and La Caze, Marguerite (2001) Integrity in Edward N. Zalta (eds.) Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy. Stanford, CA, United States: Stanford University

Journal Article

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Completed Supervision

  • () Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • (2005) Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor