John Perry

Host Emeritus

John Perry is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of California at Riverside, and Henry Waldgrave Stuart Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Stanford University. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a recipient of many honors and awards, including the Nicod and Humboldt Prizes. A popular lecturer, in 1990 he was awarded the Dinkelspiel Award for undergraduate teaching. He is the author of over 100 articles and books, including A Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality, Knowledge, Possibility, and Consciousness, and Reference and Reflexivity. He also has the internet’s most popular essay on procrastination.

Articles

Acting Together

Moral Luck

Diogenes the Cynic

The Self

Economics: Cult or Science?

Mind Reading

On Being Normal

The 2012 Dionysus Awards

The Right to Privacy

Philosophy in Fiction

Nihilism and Meaning

What would Jesus do?

Kierkegaard

Is Nothing Sacred Anymore?

Miracles

What Are Words Worth?

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