Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of California, San Diego (1974)

Philosophy teacher at Sacramento City College, Sacramento, California, since 1977

Author of The Skeptic's Dictionary

Author of The Common-Sense Philosophy of Religion of Bishop Edward Stillingfleet (Martinus Nijhoff: the Hague, 1974)

Main interests: Teaching Critical Thinking; Skepticism; Philosophy of Law; Irish literature; folk music, especially Irish traditional music; travel; golf; acoustic guitar; woodworking; among other things.