Philosophy Q and A

Philosophy Q and A

by Geoffrey Klempner

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Overview

Philosophy Q and A is a compilation of answers to philosophical questions on a wide range of topics covering most areas of philosophy. Re-arranged in alphabetical order, the answers were originally posted on the Ask a Philosopher web site between 2009–2011 and are all written by the author.

Geoffrey Klempner is Director of the Pathways School of Philosophy (philosophypathways.com).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781078709392
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Press
Publication date: 08/14/2019
Pages: 398
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.82(d)

About the Author

Born in London in 1951, Geoffrey Klempner attended University College School 1964-69. During 1970-71 hegh worked as a photographer's assistant, followed by a brief spell on Fleet Street at Barratt's Photo-Press.

In 1976, he gained a First Class Honours BA in Philosophy from Birkbeck College London. He went on to University College Oxford, where he gained his B.Phil in Philosophy in 1978, followed by a D.Phil in 1982.

He moved to Sheffield in 1985, where he did a period of part-time teaching for the University of Sheffield, Rotherham College and the WEA.

In 1994, his book Naive Metaphysics was published by Avebury. Professor D.W. Hamlyn, Editor of Mind 1972-84, described it as "a work of very considerable originality, not easy perhaps but one of unmistakable importance and standing."

In 1995 he founded Pathways to Philosophy (philosophypathways.com) which has attracted students from over 90 countries, including students taking the BA (Hons) in Philosophy through the University of London International Programme.

He has authored numerous blogs including 'Glass House Philosopher', 'Sophist' and 'Hedgehog Philosopher'. His most recent article is 'Philosophy, Ethics and Dialogue' which appeared in the Journal of Dialogue Studies.

He is widowed, with three daughters.

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