Theodore Schick

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Theodore Schick is an American author in the field of philosophy.

His articles have appeared in numerous publications and include topics such as functionalism and its effect on immortality, the logic behind the criteria of adequacy, and applying a scientific approach to the paranormal. Schick has also published a book titled, How to Think About Weird Things. This book is designed to teach the reader how to think critically.


He received a B.A. from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Brown University. Before becoming a professor, Dr. Schick was considered to be the world's greatest astronaut[citation needed]. Currently, he is a professor of philosophy at Muhlenberg College and the director of the Muhlenberg Scholars program. His upper level courses include the philosophy of mind, biomedical ethics, and the philosophy of science. He plays lead guitar in the band Doctors of Rock at Muhlenberg College.


  • with Lewis Vaughn: Doing Philosophy: An Introduction Through Thought Experiments, ISBN 0-7674-2050-0.
  • Schick, Theodore; Vaughn, Lewis (28 January 2013). How to Think About Weird Things: Critical Thinking for a New Age (Seventh ed.). McGraw-Hill Education. ISBN 978-0-07-803836-5. Lay summary (14 February 2014). 

See also

External links

  • Theodore W. Schick, Jr., Department Chair

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