Australian philosopher, literary critic, legal scholar, and professional writer. Based in Newcastle, NSW. Author of FREEDOM OF RELIGION AND THE SECULAR STATE (2012), HUMANITY ENHANCED (2014), and THE MYSTERY OF MORAL AUTHORITY (2016).
I woke up this morning to be confronted by news of the death of Arthur C. Clarke, aged 90. While this was not totally unexpected, given Clarke's age and his poor state of health in recent times, it's still saddening. More later, perhaps.