What were your favorite philosophy courses at UCLA?
Medical Ethics, Logic, Ethics.
Are there any philosophical issues, readings, or topics that have stayed with you since graduation?
Medical ethics, business ethics, and Eastern (Asian) philosophy.
What was your first job or endeavor after UCLA?
I went to Lewis and Clark Law School. I realized the study of jurisprudence and the actual practice of it were two completely different matters.
What lessons or skills from philosophy do you use in your career?
Arrive at logical conclusions deductively and always realize there are more perspectives than your own.
Do you have advice for current students or recent graduates about how to take advantage of and continue their philosophical education?
Philosophy stays with you forever. It teaches you how to approach matters, how to write succinctly, and how to derive perspective from situations.