Anthony Grayling MA, D.Phil (Oxon) FRSL, FRSA is Master of the New College of the Humanities and a Supernumerary Fellow of St Anne’s College, Oxford. Until 2011 he was Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck College, University of London. He has written and edited over 30 books on philosophy and other subjects; among his most recent are The Good Book, Ideas That Matter, Liberty in the Age of Terror and To Set Prometheus Free. For several years he wrote the ‘Last Word’ column for the Guardian newspaper and a column for the Times. The God Argument was published in spring 2013 by Bloomsbury, and Friendship in autumn 2013 by Yale.
In 2019 Penguin published his magisterial The History of Philosophy, and in 2020 Oneworld published The Good State: On the Principles of Democracy.