What were your favorite philosophy courses at UCLA?
On Denoting, Critique of Pure Reason, Philosophical Investigations, Philosophy of Space and Time.
Are there any philosophical issues, readings, or topics that have stayed with you since graduation?
Primarily issues of reference vs sense, knowledge and interpretation, the concept of a shared language built on personal reference of meaning.
Have you read any philosophy recently that you would recommend?
What if? by Randall Munroe is a bit of pop philosophy masquerading as accessible physics.
What was your first job or endeavor after UCLA?
What lessons or skills from philosophy do you use in your career?
Questioning. Writing. Logic. Sentential logical structure to argument. And being able to not only understand but also admit when I’m wrong.