Dr Leesa Davis

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer In Philosophy

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SHSS Arts & Ed

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

leesa.davis@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 72596

Affiliations

Australasian Association of Buddhist Studies (AABS)


Australasian Association of Philosophy (AAP)


Australasian Philosophy of Religion Association (APRH)

Teaching interests

Buddhist Philosophy

Hindu Philosophy

Cross-cultural Philosophy

Philosophy as a Way of Life

Units taught

ASP 102 World Religions

ASP 227/327 Philosophies of Religion

Knowledge areas

Eastern Philosophy

Buddhist Philosopy (especially Zen and Madhyamaka)

Hindu Philosophy (especially Advaita Vedanta)

Philosophy of Religion

Cross-cultural Philosophy

World Philosophy

Publications

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2017

Women living Buddhism in the West: spiritual practice and daily life

L Davis

(2017), pp. 185-201, Women and Asian religions, Santa Barbara, Calif., B1

chapter
2016

Enacting the violent imaginary : reflections on the dynamics of nonviolence and violence in Buddhism

L Davis

(2016), Vol. 55, pp. 15-30, Sophia, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal

Contemplation as philosophical practice : "reason in the sphere of understanding"

L Davis

(2016), pp. 39-51, Poetica, Tokyo, Japan, C1

journal
2013

Mindfulness, non-attachment and other Buddhist virtues

L Davis

(2013), pp. 306-317, The handbook of virtue ethics, Durham, England, B1

chapter
2012

Advaita Vedanta and Zen Buddhism: Deconstructive Modes of Spiritual Inquiry

David Loy

(2012), Vol. 51, pp. 323-325, SOPHIA, C1

journal
2011

Soto Zen in Australia : tradition, challenges and innovations

L Davis

(2011), pp. 36-48, Buddhism in Australia : traditions in change, Oxon, U. K., B1

chapter
2010

Advaita Vedãnta and Zen Buddhism : deconstructive modes of spiritual inquiry

L Davis

(2010), London, England, A1

book
2009

The view from the cushion : zen challenges to duality in the contemporary practice situation

L Davis

(2009), Vol. 10, pp. 260-272, Contemporary Buddhism, London, England, C1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2017

Deborah Kathleen Humphreys

Thesis entitled: Bushfire Safety: Examining The Space Between Theory and Practice

Master of Arts, School of Humanities and Social Sciences