Geoffrey Klempner: Brief CV

Geoffrey Klempner



1972—76 Ist Class BA Honours Philosophy Birkbeck College, University of London
President of the Birkbeck Philosophy Society 1974—75
Joad Prize for outstanding performance in Finals
1976—82 B.Phil and D.Phil Philosophy at University College, Oxford
Thesis The Metaphysics of Meaning
Thesis supervisor: John McDowell
Examiners: P.F. Strawson, Paul Snowdon
1982—88 Research in Ethics and Metaphysics (published as Naive Metaphysics: a Theory of Subjective and Objective Worlds 1994)
1988—2004 Philosophy tutor for the Workers Educational Association, South Yorkshire District, Sheffield Central Branch
1991—95 Philosophy tutor/ lecturer at Sheffield University and Rotherham College of Arts and Technology
1994 Book Naive Metaphysics: a Theory of Subjective and Objective Worlds (292 pp.)
First published in the Avebury Series in Philosophy
Published on the internet 2001 (download)
1995 Pathways to Philosophy Distance Learning Programme
Official launch date: 11th October 1995
1995—1997 Six Pathways Programs:
  The Possible World Machine (238 pp.) (download)
  Searching for the Soul (172 pp.) (download)
  The First Philosophers (174 pp.) (download)
  Language and the World (180 pp.) (download)
  Reason, Values and Conduct (182 pp.) (download)
  The Ultimate Nature of Things (215 pp.) (download)
1997 Pathways to Philosophy web site
Launched: August 1997
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1996—2002 Director of Studies, Philosophical Society of England
1999—Present Moderator of 'Ask a Philosopher'
2001—2012 Editor of Philosophy Pathways  [ISSN 2043-0728]
2002 Founder member of the International Society for Philosophers
2002—Present Director of Studies, International Society for Philosophers
2003—2012 Editor of Philosophy for Business  [ISSN 2043-0736]
2006 Pathways to Philosophy web site
Launched: April 2006

Recent interviews Jules Evans  Geoffrey Klempner: on taking philosophy beyond academia
[Alternative link]

Anonymous  Interview with Geoffrey Klempner (2010)
Personal web pages Metaphysical Journal
Electronic Philosopher
Tentative Answers
Wood Paths
Glass House Philosopher
Hedgehog Philosopher
Camera Dreamer
Zero RAM
YouTube YouTube Channel

Metaphysics and ultimate reality
What is truth?
Reality of the past
Reality: the locked corridor
What is death?
Why am I here?

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