Evan Thompson

Evan Thompson (born 1962) is professor of philosophy at the University of British Columbia. He writes about cognitive science, phenomenology, and the philosophy of mind.As a child, Thompson was home-schooled at the Lindisfarne Association, a thinktank and retreat founded by his father, William Irwin Thompson. In 1977, Thompson met Chilean phenomenologist Francisco Varela when Varela attended a Lindisfarne conference which was organized by Thompson and Gregory Bateson. Thompson received a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Toronto in 1990 and an A.B. in Asian Studies from Amherst College in 1983.
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