Graham Oppy

Professor Graham Oppy

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2009
  • Section(s): Philosophy And History Of Ideas


Graham Oppy is Professor of Philosophy, in the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies (SOPHIS) at Monash University. He is Chair of the Council of the Australasian Association of Philosophy and Chief Organiser for the World Congress of Philosophy 2023.

Graham’s research focuses on the philosophy of religion, the existence of god, ontological arguments, cosmological arguments, Pascals’ wager, and arguments from evil. He is currently working up a new project on the historical development of atheism.

Graham was elected to the Academy in 2009, to Council in 2016 and is a member of the Philosophy & History of Ideas Section.

His books include: Ontological Arguments and Belief in God (CUP, 1996), Arguing about Gods (CUP, 2006), Describing Gods (CUP, 2014), and The History of Western Philosophy of Religion (Acumen/OUP, 2009, co-edited with Nick Trakakis).

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