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John R.


New York, NY

Member since:

April 25, 2008


How did you become interested in philosophy?

Inspired by a couple of great teachers, I received Queens College's first B.A. in Philosophy in 1959. Graduate work at the New School with Horace Kallen before succumbing to eternal-student fatigue.

What areas of philosophy interest you the most?

Epistemology - how in hell do we know what we know? Even weirder, how do we know what we don't know?


I'm the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York (of which Massimo is an Honorary Member), the Editor of its newsletter, PIQUE, and a Massimo Pigliucci fan from way back when he was corresponding from faraway Tennessee.

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