Lou Marinoff, Ph.D.
Professor of Philosophy and Asian Studies, The City College of New York & President, American Philosophical Practitioners Association
Lou Marinoff – a Commonwealth Scholar originally from Canada – is Professor of Philosophy and Asian Studies at The City College of New York (CCNY), and founding President of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association (APPA).
Lou collaborates with global organizations that contribute to building cultures of peace, prosperity and harmony, including Biovision (Lyon), Ducere (Melbourne), Festival of Thinkers (Abu Dhabi), Horasis (Zurich), Soka Gakkai International (Tokyo), Strategic Foresight Institute (Mumbai), and the World Economic Forum (Davos).
Lou has authored international bestsellers – Plato Not Prozac, Therapy for the Sane, The Middle Way, The Power of Dao – that apply philosophy to the resolution of everyday problems. The New York Times weekend magazine called him “the world’s most successful marketer of philosophical counseling.”
Lou has been featured in three documentary films, and has produced three CDs of music, along with numerous videos online . He speaks at diverse events world-wide.