"Philosophy PhD Candidate - Better Writing, Reading, Thinking"
My name is Steven, and I'm a PhD candidate in philosophy at Southern Illinois University. I'm finishing my dissertation this year, which means I'll receive my doctorate in May of 2015. It's been a long road to get here. I nearly failed out of high school, spent a couple years working as a cashier, and then stumbled into the local community college before transferring unexpectedly to Ripon College on a full scholarship.
Set adrift by my parentsâ€™ divorce, I was unsure of what I wanted, what ... ... More