Fred Abbate

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Fred. J. Abbate holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University, a Master’s degree from Boston College and an A.F. from Fairfield University. He has taught on the Philosophy faculties of Rutgers University, Iona College, and the City University of New York system. He has been teaching philosophy at the Pennoni Honors College of Drexel University for the past several years, including classes on the Philosophy of Shakespeare. He was given the Award for Outstanding Teaching by the College in 2010.

Fred has published two books on philosophy—The Philosophic Impulse and Preface to the Philosophy of the State—as well as numerous articles on politics and legal theory. In addition, he writes on leadership, educational policy, and organizational decision-making; he also lectures, conducts seminars, and consults widely in these areas. His play, The Idea of Edison, was produced by New Jersey Public Television, and he wrote, directed, and performed in Keeping Time, the official play of the New Jersey State House Bicentennial Celebration. His mystery novel, A Perfectly Logical Murder, was published in 2006 and he is the co-author of Journey to a High-Achieving School, published in 2013.

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