Brent Silby teaches Philosophy at Ao Tawhiti Unlimited (secondary school) in Christchurch, New Zealand. He has published papers in various journals, and has also self published a wide range of articles of Philosophical interest. Brent's primary research interests include: Philosophy of Mind / Cognitive Science and Philosophy of Religion. In addition to teaching, he is currently working on his PhD in Philosophy at the University of Canterbury.

Brent's goal is to open Philosophy to a wider audience, hence much of his work can be described as 'Cafe Philosophy'--interesting, highly accessible articles pitched at intelligent people with no specif…

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