Philosopher and writer remembered for his work on behalf of animal rights and ethics. He authored an important text entitled The Elements of Moral Philosophy.
After graduating from Mercer University, he attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
He wrote six books and published almost 100 essays throughout the course of his professional life.
His family lived in Columbus, Georgia at the time of his birth.
He and engineer Kevin Greenaugh both studied at Mercer University in Georgia.