Edward C. Feser: The Independent Institute

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Edward C. Feser
Edward C. Feser

Edward C. Feser is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Pasadena City College. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of California at Santa Barbara, an M.A. in religion from the Claremont Graduate School, and a B.A. in philosophy and religious studies from the California State University at Fullerton. Professor Feser has been Visiting Assistant Professor at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and a Visiting Scholar at the Social Philosophy and Policy Center at Bowling Green State University.

Called by National Review “one of the best contemporary writers on philosophy” and the Daily Telegraph "A terrific writer," Sir Anthony Kenny in the Times Literary Supplement has said that "Feser . . . has the rare and enviable gift of making philosophical argument compulsively readable."

Professor Feser is the author of the books, Aristotle's Revenge: The Metaphysical Foundations of Physical and Biological Science; Neo-Scholastic Essays; Five Proofs of the Existence of God; Aristotle on Method and Metaphysics; Aquinas; Scholastic Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction; By Man Shall His Blood Be Shed: A Catholic Defense of Capital Punishment (with Joseph Bessette); On Nozick; Philosophy of Mind; Locke; and The Last Superstition: A Refutation of the New Atheism, and he is the editor of the book, The Cambridge Companion to Hayek.

His scholarly articles have appeared in such journals as Social Philosophy and Policy, The Good Society, Journal of Libertarian Studies, The Independent Review, Journal of Consciousness Studies, Critical Review, International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, and Faith and Philosophy. And his popular articles and reviews have appeared in National Review. TCS Daily, Chicago Sun-Times, Crisis, City Journal, Liberty, Reason, Mindmares, and New Oxford Review.