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March 31, 2017 – Dr. William Irwin, Herve A. LeBlanc Distinguished Service Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department at King’s College, was recently the subject of an author-meets-critics-session for his book, “The Free Market Existentialist: Capitalism without Consumerism,” at the Central Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association meeting in Kansas City. The book was published in 2015 by Wiley-Blackwell. 

Irwin’s first novel, “Free Dakota,” was published in June by Roundfire books. A professor at King’s since 1996, Irwin currently teaches courses on aesthetics, eastern philosophy, existentialism and phenomenology, among others. 

Irwin is series editor of “The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series,” former series editor of Open Court’s “Popular Culture and Philosophy” series, and the author of numerous articles on popular cultural topics. 

Dr. William Irwin