has been the Executive Director of the Massachusetts
Foundation for the Humanities
since 1985. A native of Springfield, David
graduated from Clark University and went on to receive his MA and Ph.D.
degrees, both in philosophy, at Rutgers University. After teaching philosophy
and applied ethics at Cook College and the University of Wyoming, he became
Assistant Director of the Wyoming Council for the Humanities. David has written
a number of scholarly articles and professional articles and reviews and is
editor of an anthology, Reflecting on Values: The Unity and Diversity of the
Humanities. David has been Visiting Associate Professor of Philosophy at Mount
Holyoke College, where he has taught occasional courses and lectured in
environmental philosophy. He has also been a Visiting Lecturer in English at
Amherst College. He lives in Worthington with his wife.