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.

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Summer Reading 2011

What is an adult?

Social Networking

Free Will

John Locke

Procrastination

Abortion

Children as Philosophers

Disagreement

Civil Disobedience

Levels of Reality

The Idea of a University

Bargaining with the devil

Digital Selves

Humanism

William James

Rawls on Justice

Hannah Arendt

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