Denis Dutton

  • Editor, Arts & Letters Daily

Denis Dutton (born February 9, 1944) is an academic, web entrepreneur and libertarian media commentator/activist. He is a professor of philosophy at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is also a co-founder and co-editor of... More

Denis Dutton (born February 9, 1944) is an academic, web entrepreneur and libertarian media commentator/activist. He is a professor of philosophy at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is also a co-founder and co-editor of the websites Arts & Letters Daily, ClimateDebateDaily.com and cybereditions.com.

Dutton is from Los Angeles, California and was educated at the University of California Santa Barbara. He taught at several US universities before emigrating to New Zealand: the University of California, Santa Barbara and the University of Michigan–Dearborn. As of 2008 he is acting head of the Philosophy school at Canterbury.

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Denis Dutton's Presentations

TED2010 February 2010

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