John Perry

John Perry is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Riverside, and Professor Emeritus at Stanford University. His books and articles deal with personal identity, the philosophy of language, consciousness, and other philosophical topics. He has received a Nicod Prize, a Humboldt Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship and is a member of the American Academyof Arts and Sciences and the Norwegian Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is cohost, with Ken Taylor, of the radio program Philosophy Talk (see His Web site is