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

Apologies

Faces, Feelings and Lies

The Ethics of Torture

On Being a Wife

What is Normal

Am I a Postmodernist

Torture

Philosophy and history

Rawls

Legal Ethics

Saint Augustine

Afterlife

Truth and Bullshit

American Pragmatism

God, Design and Science

What's to be Done?

Fiction and Belief

The Costs of War

Caring

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