SOAS University of London

Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT)

Dr David Webster

  • Publications



Authored Books

Webster, David R (2012) Dispirited: How Contemporary Spirituality Makes Us Stupid, Selfish and Unhappy. Winchester: Zero.

Webster, David R (2005) The Philosophy of Desire in the Buddhist Pali Canon. London: Routledge Curzon, Taylor & Francis Group.


Webster, David R and Rivers, Nicola (2018) 'Resisting resilience : disrupting discourses of self-efficacy'. Pedagogy, Culture and Society, (27) 4, pp 523-535.

Robertson, Iain J and Webster, David R (2016) 'People of the croft: visualising land, heritage and identity'. cultural geographies, (24) 2, pp 311-318.

Webster, David R (2008) 'A View from the Crossroads : a dialogue'. Buddhist Studies Review, (25) 1.

Webster, David R (2008) 'A Year in the Blogosphere: Case Study'. Learning and Teaching in Higher Education 2, pp 86-88.

Webster, David R (2005) 'The Weary Buddha Or Why the Buddha Nearly Couldn't Be Bothered'. Buddhist Studies Review, (22) 1, pp 15-25.

Webster, David R (1999) 'A Review of Liberalism, Equality and Cultural Oppression (Andrew Kernohan 1998) and Liberalism, Perfectionism and Restraint (Steven Wall 1998)'. Philosopher's Magazine 6, pp 55-55.

Webster, David R (1998) 'The Buddha in the Machine: Buddhism and Artificial Intelligence'. Philosopher, (86) 1.

Book Chapters

Webster, David R (2008) 'Death and Religion'. In: Earle, Sarah and Komaromy, Carol and Bartholomew, Caroline, (eds.), Death and Dying : A Reader. London: SAGE Publications, pp 42-47.

Webster, David R (2008) 'Buddhist Approaches : not 'what' but 'how'?'. In: Cheetham, David and King, Rolfe, (eds.), Contemporary Practice and Method in the Philosophy of Religion. London: Continuum, pp 87-100.

Webster, David R (2007) 'Even Philosophers Get the Blues'. In: Wynn, Neil A., (ed.), Cross the Water Blues African American Music in Europe. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, pp 39-50.

Webster, David R (2003) 'Some explanatory notes on Buddhism'. In: Astley, Jeff and Brown, David and Loades, Ann, (eds.), Evil : a reader. London: T & T Clark Continuum.

Conference Items

Webster, David R and O'Leary, Ros (2017) 'What is Academic Challenge? Vulnerability, Resilience, Grit, Stretch, Toughness and Conceptualising the Student Experience' In: 10th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI2017). [Unpublished]

Webster, David R (2013) 'Social Media, Educational Engagement and Ethical Boundaries' In: 6th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation. [Unpublished]


Webster, David R (2015) 'Audio/Grid Feedback: finding the right blend'. [Unpublished]

Webster, David R (2015) 'In Cordoba with Dr Roy Jackson'.

Webster, David R (2015) 'Resilience and Melancholy'.

Webster, David R (2015) 'Electronic Dance Music, Neo-Liberalism and Philosophy'.

Webster, David R (2014) 'Psychedelic Drugs and Mystical Experience: an Interview'.

Webster, David R (2014) 'Talking about religion and fandom: from Jedi and Vampires to Game of Thrones'.

Webster, David R (2014) 'Indigo Children'.

Webster, David R (2014) 'Paganism in daily life?'.

Webster, David R (2014) 'Who is the Audience for Contemporary Spiritism?'.


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