|Instructor Clarke, PhD, grew up in California and completed his undergraduate degree at The University of California, Berkeley. He spent three years in the San Francisco area working for a software company and an advertising agency, before receiving his MA and PhD in Philosophy from The University of Kansas. He works on issues in metaphysics, epistemology and metaethics, and his work has appeared in scholarly journals such as the Southwestern Philosophy Review and Philosophia. Justin has taught at Ottawa since 2015, and lives with his wife and family in Lawrence. He loves to surf, and misses the ocean, but he loves talking about philosophy more.