Born in Lincoln Nebraska, 1943. B.A. from Doane College (Crete, Nebraska), 1964; Ph.D. from Cornell Univeristy, 1968. Taught at UCLA, 1968--1974; at Stanford, from 1974. Currently Professor Emeritus, recalled, at Stanford, and Professor, half-time, at UC Riverside.
Co-host of the nationally syndicated radio show, called Philosophy Talk with Ken Taylor.