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Lou Marinoff

Lou Marinoff, Canadian philosopher, educator. Certified computer technician Control Data Institute, Quebec, 1980; mentor American Society Philosophy, Counseling & Psychotherapy, New York, 1996, practitioner American Philosophical Practitioners Association, New York, 1999. Recipient Achievement award, Institute Oriental Philosophy, Tokyo.

Background

  • Marinoff, Lou was born on October 18, 1951 in Noranda, Quebec, Canada. Son of Julius Marinoff and Rosaline Tafler.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Theoretical Physics, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, University College London, 1992.

    Career

    • Executive moderator University of British Columbia Center Applied Ethics, Vancouver, Canada, 1991—1994. Professor philosophy City College of New York, since 1994. Philosophical counselor & consultant, New York City, since 1991.

      Founding president American Philosophical Practitioners Association, since 1999. Faculty World Economic Forum, Geneva, 2000—2007, Horasis, since 2006, Institute Local Government, University Arizona, Phoenix, 2000—2005.

    Major achievements

    • Certified computer technician Control Data Institute, Quebec, 1980. Mentor American Society Philosophy, Counseling & Psychotherapy, New York, 1996, practitioner American Philosophical Practitioners Association, New York, 1999.

    Works

    • Author: (book) Plato Not Prozac (book prize, 2001), Therapy for the Sane. Actor: (documentaries) Table Hockey: The Movie, Way of the Puck (Gold Remi, Houston Worldfest Film Festival award). Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, hockey, guitar.

    Connections

    • 1 child Julian.
    • father: Julius Marinoff
    • mother: Rosaline Tafler
    • child: Julian Marinoff
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    Born October 18, 1951
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1984
      Concordia University
    • 1992
      University College London
    • 1991 - 1994
      Executive, moderator University of British Columbia Center Applied Ethics
      Vancouver, Washington, United States
    • 1994
      professor, philosophy City College of New York

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