Julian Baggini is the founding editor of The Philosophers’ Magazine. He has a PhD on the philosophy of personal identity and is the author, co-author or editor of over 20 books including The Virtues of the Table, The Ego Trick, Welcome to Everytown and, most recently, Freedom Regained. He has written for numerous newspapers and magazines, as well as for the think tanks The Institute of Public Policy Research, Demos and Counterpoint. He is on the academic board of the Berggruen Philosophy + Culture Center, and he is philosopher-in-residence at The Sir Bernard Crick Centre for the Public Understanding of Politics at the University of Sheffield. He has also appeared as a character in two Alexander McCall-Smith novels. His website is www.microphilosophy.net.