Lou Marinoff

Lou Marinoff is Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department at The City College of New York. He is also founding president of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association, and a pioneer of the growing philosophical practice movement, which applies philosophy to the management and resolution of human problems. Lou has authored several internationally bestselling books, including Plato Not Prozac, translated into 27 languages. He collaborates with global think tanks and leadership forums such as the Aspen Institute, BioVision (Lyon), Festival of Thinkers (Abu Dhabi), Horasis (Zurich), Soka Gakkai International (Tokyo), Strategic Foresight Group (Mumbai), and the World Economic Forum (Davos). Lou’s hobbies include classical guitar, nature photography, and table hockey. A former three-time Canadian table hockey champion, he promotes this sport as character-builder for children, and an antidote to ADHD among other culturally-induced epidemics. www.loumarinoff.com www.appa.edu