The Academy for Philosophical Midwifery
1011 Brioso Dr. #109
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 722-2206 FAX (949) 722-2204
Ph.D., Comparative Philosophy, University of Pacific,
Stockton, CA 1961
M.A., Comparative Philosophy, University of Pacific, Stockton,
B.A., Philosophy, San Francisco State College, San Francisco,
Positions Currently Held:
Professor of Philosophy, Golden West College - 1964 to
President, the Noetic Society, Inc. (for the study of
dialogue and dialectic) 1976 - present
Director, Academy for Philosophical Midwifery (for the
practice and teaching of Philosophical Midwifery) 1983
to present. (weekly classes in Philosophical Midwifery
& Dreams) http://www.philosophicalmidwifery.com
Board of Directors, ASPCP, National Advisory Board, APPA
Professor of Classical Philosophy for the Holmes Institute
Graduate School of Consciousness Studies, 1998, 1999
Workshops at the Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA, each year
since 1991 (scheduled 7/23-28, 2000)
Demonstrations/Classical Philosophy weekly at the Philosophical
Research Society, 1995 to 1999. (115 video tapes available)
“Alcibiades: A dialogue utilizing the dialectic
as a mode of psychotherapy for alcoholism.” Quarterly
Journal of Studies on Alcoholism, Vol. 22, pp 277-297,
1961, Yale University.
“Vin odorous: A dialogue exploring a frame of reference
for dialectic as a mode of psychotherapy in the treatment
of alcoholism.” Quarterly Journal of Studies on
Alcoholism, Vol. 27, pp 693-716, 1966, Rutgers University.
“A Validation of Grimes Dialectic as a Mode of Rational
Psychotherapy,” with Dr. R.L. Uliana, paper presented
at the 94th annual meeting of the American Psychological
Association, Washington, D.C. Aug., 1986.
A Computer program, “To Artemis: The challenge to
know thyself” (1989) - Macintosh computer program
designed to guide users through over 400 thoughtfully
structured questions to assist them in gaining insights
Several dialogues and papers published in The Hellenic
“The Art of Delivering Oneself of False Beliefs”,
New Perspectives, 1994 (2 part paper)
Is It All Relative? (1st edition 1989, Dionysius Publications).
A play that utilizes the most common objections and defenses
against speculating on things philosophical. 6th edition,
1995, Hyparxis Press.
Philosophical Midwifery: A New Paradigm for Understanding
Human Problems with its Validation, includes a Psychological
Validation by Regina L. Uliana, Ph.D., Hyparxis Press,
Costa Mesa, CA. 1998.
The Way of the Logos currently being published by Hyparxis
115 video tapes from weekly lectures at the Philosophical
Research Society (1995-1999).
Audio tape collection spanning 30 years.
Pamphlets on Philosophical Midwifery and Dream analysis
are available which outline the method of Philosophical
Midwifery (available through OMA free of charge - “Philosophical
Midwifery: An Adaptation of Socratic Midwifery”
and Philosophical Midwifery: The Art of Delivering Oneself
of False Beliefs.”).