Lou Marinoff

A Commonwealth Scholar originally from Canada, Lou Marinoff (1951–) earned his doctorate in philosophy of science at University College London. He is professor and chair of philosophy at The City College of New York, USA, and founding president of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association (APPA). He is also Editor of Philosophical Practice: Journal of the APPA. He has authored two international bestsellers: Plato Not Prozac, translated into some 30 languages since 1999, and Therapy for the Sane, translated into over 10 languages since 2003. Prof. Marinoff has collaborated with global think-tanks and leadership forums such as the Aspen Institute, Biovision (Lyon), Festival of Thinkers (Abu Dhabi), Horasis (Zurich), the Institute for Local Government (at the University of Arizona), Strategic Foresight Group (Mumbai), and the World Economic Forum (Davos).