Michael P. Lynch is the director of the Humanities Institute and a professor of philosophy at the University of Connecticut. His previous books include True to Life, an Editor's Choice by the New York Times Book Review. A recipient of the Medal for Research Excellence from the University of Connecticut's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Lynch has held grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and is a frequent contributor to the New York Times. He lives in Storrs, Connecticut.
Lynch's basic argument is that if we understand better the conditions under which knowledge is produced and disseminated-conditions he explores clearly and cogently-then we will become more 'responsible' knowers. -- The Wall Street Journal