David Ellis

David Ellis


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I am a lecturer of Philosophy, Ethics and Religion at Leeds Trinity University, and research the overlap of religious language, belief and life from a Wittgensteinian perspective. I also have research interests in Linguistic Relativity and the role of philosophy in scientific research.

I currently teach on the following:

  • L4 (first year undergraduate)
    • Critical Thinking and Logic
  • L5 (second year undergraduate)
    • Science and Religion
    • Mind, Self and World
    • Research Skills
  • L6 (third year undergraduate)
    • Science and Religion
    • Modern Philosophy of the Person
    • Political Philosophy 


  • B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion
  • Religious
  • language
  • Wittgenstein
  • Philosophy of religion
  • hinduism
  • religious language
  • Theology
  • H Social Sciences
  • sociology of religion


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