Dr Turnbull is currently the Subject Leader of the Philosophy subject team, located at the Clifton campus. He teaches all areas of Philosophy; but has a specific interest in the Philosophy of Science and Technology, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Mind and World Philosophy.
Dr Turnbull is a member of the Philosophy and Everyday Life Research Grouping (at NTU)
Areas of research / interest include:
- Philosophy and Culture - examining the impact of globalisation on philosophy
- Philosophy and Religion - examining the interface between philosophy, theology and secularisation
- Philosophy and Science - examining the epistemological and metaphysical bases of modern science and how these impact upon our wider understanding of the nature of modernity
Opportunities to carry out postgraduate research towards an MPhil/PhD exist in all of the areas identified above and further information may be obtained from the NTU Graduate School.
- Editor of the journal 'Radical Orthodoxy: Theology, Philosophy, Politics'
For World to Life: Wittgenstein's Social Vitalism and the Possibility of Philosophy. Turnbull N, Intensities: Philosophy, Religion and the Affirmation of Life, 2012, 95-116, Farnham, Ashgate
Introduction. Turnbull N, Radical Orthodoxy: Annual Review, 2012, 1-18, Cascade Books
Persons or Creatures? Sellars, Whitehead and the Metaphysical Problem of Late Modernity. Turnbull N, Radical Orthodoxy: Annual Review, 2012, 152-79, Cascade Books
Epistemology. Turnbull N in Knight A and Ruddock L (eds), Advanced Research Methods in the Built Environment, 2008, 64-74, Wiley-BlackwellSee all of Neil Turnbull's publications...