1995 …2023

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Research Biography

Craig joined Flinders in 2006, having previously held lecturing positions at the University of Stirling, Louisiana State University and a number of universities in Australia. Craig's main areas of teaching and research expertise are ethics, applied ethics, philosophy and literature and the philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein. Craig's first book Sympathy: A Philosophical Analysis was shortlisted for the 2005 ACU Eureka Prize for Research in Ethics. Craig is the Book Review Editor for the journal Philosophical Investigations and serves on the Editorial Board of the book series Philosophies of Education in Art, Cinema, and Literature published by Bloomsbury.


Research Interests

  • Ethics
  • Applied Ethics
  • Philosophy and Literature
  • Wittgenstein

Completed Supervisions

Principal Supervisions:
  • Ethics (1)
  • Professional and Applied Ethics (1)

Career Highlights

Grants and Awards

  • Indigenist Archaeology: New Ways of Knowing the Past and Present CIs: Pollard, K (Lead CI)., Smith, C., Taylor, C., Bullot, N., Brady, L. & Wallace, R. Award date: 27/10/21 Australian Research Council. $1,863,753.00 AUD
  • Understanding the future human terrain in the Asia-Pacific region: The cultural aspects of radicalisation, extremism, and cultural heritage destruction CIs: Smith, C. (Lead CI), Taylor, C. & Sulistiyanto, P. Award date: 30/03/20 Defence Science & Technology Group - formerly DSTO $85,000.00 AUD
  • Using Social Media to Understand Emergent Extremist Behaviours CIs: Smith, C.(Lead CI), Sulistiyanto, P. & Taylor, C Award date: 8/04/19 Defence Science & Technology Group - formerly DSTO $50,000.00 AUD
  • Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching (2013)
  • EHL Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching (2013)
  • International Science Linkages - Humanities and Creative Arts Programme International Fellowship Ausralian Academy of Humanities (2009) $5,000 AUD
  • EHLT Faculty Scholar (2009) $12,000 AUD
  • Summer Research Grant, Louisiana State University (1999) $5,000 USD

Education/Academic qualification


Award Date: 31 Jul 1996

External positions

Book Review Editor, Philosophical Investigations, Wiley-Blackwell

1 Jan 2019 → …


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Research Areas

  • Philosophy

Supervisory Interests

  • Ethics
  • Professional and research ethics
  • Moral philosophy
  • Applied philosophy


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