Professor Daniel Nolan

Honorary Professor

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

Overview

Research Interests

  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophical Logic and the Philosophy of Logic
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Meta-Ethics

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Australian National University
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Queensland

Publications

  • Nolan, Daniel (2019) Infinite barbarians. Ratio, . doi:10.1111/rati.12244

  • Nolan, Daniel (2018). Cosmic Loops. In Ricki Bliss and Graham Priest (Ed.), Reality and its Structure: Essays in Fundamentality () Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/oso/9780198755630.003.0005

  • Nolan, Daniel (2018) Reflections on Routley's Ultralogic Program. Australasian Journal of Logic, 15 2: 407-430. doi:10.26686/ajl.v15i2.4866

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Nolan, Daniel (2018). Cosmic Loops. In Ricki Bliss and Graham Priest (Ed.), Reality and its Structure: Essays in Fundamentality () Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/oso/9780198755630.003.0005

  • Nolan, Daniel (2017). Casual counterfactuals and impossible worlds. In Helen Beebee, Christopher Hitchcock and Huw Price (Ed.), Making a difference: essays on the philosophy of causation (pp. 14-32) Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/oso/9780198746911.003.0002

  • Nolan, Daniel (2017). Does the world contain states of affairs? Yes. In Elizabeth Barnes (Ed.), Current controversies in metaphysics (pp. 81-91) New York, United States: Routledge.

  • Nolan, Daniel (2017). Methodological naturalism in metaethics. In Tristram McPherson and David Plunkett (Ed.), The Routledge handbook of metaethics (pp. 659-673) New York, NY, United States: Routledge.

  • Nolan, Daniel (2017). Naturalised modal epistemology. In Bob Fischer and Felipe Leon (Ed.), Modal epistemology after rationalism (pp. 7-27) Dordrecht: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-44309-6_2

  • Nolan, Daniel (2016). Method in analytic metaphysics. In Herman Cappelen, Tamar Szabó Gendler and John Hawthorne (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of philosophical methodology (pp. 159-178) Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

  • Nolan, Daniel (2016). Modal fictionalism. In Edward N. Zalta (Ed.), Stanford encyclopedia of philosophy Spring 2016 ed. () Stanford, CA, United States: Metaphysics Research Lab, Stanford University.

  • Nolan, Daniel (2016). Stoic Trichotomies. In Victor Caston (Ed.), Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 51 ed. (pp. 207-230) Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

  • Nolan, Daniel (2016). Temporary marriage. In Elizabeth Brake (Ed.), After marriage: rethinking marital relationships (pp. 180-203) New York, United States: Oxford University Press.

  • Nolan, Daniel (2015). Lewis's philosophical method. In Barry Loewer and Jonathan Schaffer (Ed.), A companion to David Lewis (pp. 25-39) Oxford, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell. doi:10.1002/9781118398593.ch4

  • Nolan, Daniel (2015). The unreasonable effectiveness of abstract metaphysics. In Karen Bennett and Dean W. Zimmerman (Ed.), Oxford studies in metaphysics (pp. 61-88) Oxford: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729242.003.0005

  • Nolan, Daniel (2014). Balls and all. In Shieva Kleinschmidt (Ed.), Mereology and Location (pp. 91-116) Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593828.003.0006

  • Nolan, Daniel (2012). Possible worlds semantics. In Gillian Russell and Delia Graff Fara (Ed.), The Routledge companion to philosophy of language (pp. 242-252) London: Taylor and Francis.

  • Nolan, Daniel P. (2010). Canberra Plan. In Graham Oppy and Nick Trakakis (Ed.), Companion to philosophy in Australia and New Zealand (pp. 98-100) Clayton, VIC, Australia: Monash University Publishing.

  • Nolan, Daniel (2010). Response to John Divers. In Bob Hale and Aviv Hoffman (Ed.), Modality: Metaphysics, logic, and epistemology (pp. 220-226) Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

  • Nolan, Daniel (2009). Infinity and metaphysics. In R. Le Poidevin, P. Simons, A. McGonigal and R. Cameron (Ed.), The Routledge companion to metaphysics (pp. 430-439) London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Nolan, Daniel (2009). Lewis, David Kellogg (1941-2001). In Jaegwon Kim, Ernest Sosa and Gary S. Rosenkrantz (Ed.), A companion to metaphysics 2nd ed. (pp. 370-372) Oxford, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell. doi:10.1111/b.9781405152983.2009.x

  • Nolan, Daniel (2009). Modality. In John Shand (Ed.), Central issues in philosophy (pp. 95-106) Chichester, U. K.: Wiley-Blackwell.

  • Nolan, Daniel (2009). Platitudes and metaphysics. In David Braddon-Mitchell and Robert Nola (Ed.), Conceptual analysis and philosophical naturalism (pp. 267-300) Cambridge, MA, United States: MIT Press.

  • Nolan, Daniel (2008). Truthmakers and predication. In Dean Zimmerman (Ed.), Oxford studies in metaphysics (pp. 171-192) Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

  • Nolan, Daniel P. (2006). What would teleological causation be?. In John Hawthorne (Ed.), Metaphysical essays (pp. 265-283) Oxford: Clarendon Press.

  • Nolan, Daniel P. (2005). Fictionalist attitudes about fictional matters. In Fictionalism in metaphysics (pp. 204-233) New York, NY, United States: Oxford University Press.

Journal Article

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision