gthomson

Prof Garrett Thomson is GHFP CEO as well as Director of Research. He received his DPhil from the Oxford University. Currently he is Compton Professor of Philosophy at the College of Wooster, USA. He was formerly the CEO of the World Subud Association in 2005-2010. Garrett is the author of numerous books including Needs; Kant; Introduction to Modern Philosophy; and a series of introductory texts on Descartes, Locke, Aristotle, Kant, and Leibniz. He co-edited the six-volume The Longman Standard History of Philosophy. His other recent works include Una Introduccion a la Practica de la Filosofia, On Philosophy and On the Meaning of Life. Most recently, Garrett has co-authored books as part of the GHFP’s research team.

Garrett Thomson

Compton Professor of Philosophy

Department/Affiliation: Middle Eastern & North African Studies, Philosophy
Office Address: 203 Scovel

Degrees

  • B.A., Newcastle on Tyne (England) 1978
  • Ph.D., Balliol College (Oxford, England) 1984

Courses Taught

  • PHIL 304: Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science
  • PHIL 251: Rationalism & Empiricism
  • Ethical Theory
  • Understanding Language
  • Kant

Publications

  • Thomson is the author of numerous books including Needs; Kant; Introduction to Modern Philosophy; and a series of introductory texts on Descartes, Locke, Aristotle, Kant, and Leibniz.
  • He co-edited the six-volume The Longman Standard History of Philosophy.
  • Other recent works include Una Introduccion a la Practica de la Filosofia, On Philosophy and On the Meaning of Life.