Dr David Edmonds

Consultant Researcher and Senior Research Associate

David Edmonds

David Edmonds spends much of his working life at the BBC World Service. He’s made programmes in sixty countries - several of his documentaries have won awards. He has undergraduate and graduate philosophy degrees from Oxford University, and a PhD in philosophy from the Open University. From 1993-4 he was a Harkness Fellow at the University of Chicago and in 2002 held a journalist fellowship at the University of Michigan. With Nigel Warburton he co-hosts Philosophy Bites, which has had over nine million downloads: they've co-edited Philosophy Bites. David has written four other books, three with co-author, John Eidinow. They include Bobby Fischer Goes To War and the international best-seller Wittgenstein’s Poker, which was short-listed for the Guardian First Book award and was translated into 25 languages (its most zealous promoter was William Jefferson Clinton).