PhD, Indiana University
Peter was educated at Manchester University and Indiana University. He has also taught at Universidad del Zulia, Venezuela. His main areas of teaching and research include phenomenology (especially the work of Edmund Husserl), ethics, aesthetics, social-political philosophy, and philosophy of science. His books include Founding Community: A Phenomenological-Ethical Inquiry (Kluwer, 1998); Animal Others: On Ethics, Ontology, and Animal Life (SUNY P, 1999); The Things Themselves: Phenomenology and the Return to the Everyday (SUNY P, 2006); Beautiful, Bright, and Blinding: Phenomenological Aesthetics and the Life of Art (SUNY P, 2017); and Being and Showtime (Northwestern U P, forthcoming 2021).