Philosophy in Action

Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell explains and applies rational philosophic principles to the challenges of real life in radio shows, books, blog posts, and more on Philosophy in Action.

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Diana Brickell, Ph.D

Diana Brickell is the founder and philosopher behind Philosophy in Action.

Dr. Diana Brickell is a philosopher specializing in practical ethics. She received her Ph.D in philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2009. Diana began podcasting in 2009, then webcasting in 2010. She switched to internet radio in 2012. Her full podcast archive is available online. She blogs at NoodleFood. Her first book, Responsibility & Luck: A Defense of Praise and Blame, is available for purchase in paperback and kindle formats. She is also the author of Explore Atlas Shrugged – a course of podcasts and discussion questions on Ayn Rand's epic novel. She lives with a small menagerie of beasts in Sedalia, Colorado.

Greg Perkins

Greg Perkins is the co-host of Philosophy in Action's Sunday Q&A Radio Show.

Greg Perkins is a software architect working in the R&D labs at Hewlett-Packard, Boise. His degree is in mathematics and computer science. Greg has studied Objectivism for approximately fifteen years. He created and manages Objectivist Answers and The Objectivism Seminar. Aside from work and philosophy, he plays jazz saxophone professionally with groups such as The Sidemen and Onomatopoeia, and enjoys mountain biking, summit-scrambling, and snowboarding. Greg and his wife Tammy were married on July 4, 2007 in Galt's Gulch and live together in Boise, Idaho.


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