Gaskin, J(ohn) C(harles) A(ddison)

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GASKIN, J(ohn) C(harles) A(ddison)

GASKIN, J(ohn) C(harles) A(ddison). British, b. 1936. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Classics, Philosophy. Career: Royal Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh, accountant, 1960-62; University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland, lecturer, 1965-78, fellow, 1978-, professor of philosophy, 1982-97. Publications: Hume's Philosophy of Religion, 1978, rev. ed., 1988; The Quest for Eternity: An Outline of the Philosophy of Religion, 1984; Varieties of Unbelief from Epicurus to Sartre, 1989; The Epicurean Philosophers, 1994; The Dark Companion, Ghost Stories, 2001. Address: Trinity College, University of Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland.

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