Andrew N. Carpenter

Andy Carpenter's academic specialty is the history of early modern philosophy, especially Immanuel Kant's theoretical philosophy; his doctorate is from the University of California at Berkeley, and he also has degrees in philosophy from the University of Oxford and Amherst College.

Andy teaches philosophy to working adults at Ellis University. He previously served as the chair of the humanities department at Kaplan University and as head of the interdisciplinary history, philosophy, and religious studies department at Antioch College. Andy has a keen professional interest in exploring the practical applications of philosophical ideas and methodologies to individuals' personal and professional lives and so is thrilled to contribute to the AskPhilosophers project.