Elliott R. Crozat was raised in Southern California and lives in Sarasota, Florida. He completed a bachelor’s degree at San Diego State University and a master’s degree at California State University, Dominguez Hills. He is a full-time faculty member in the humanities department at Western Governors University and teaches philosophy part-time at Purdue University Global. He has been teaching for 12 years and has taught in both the online and on-campus formats. He also spent several years working for the U.S. federal government in the Washington, D. C. area as an applied epistemologist and researcher.
Elliott’s areas of focus include: metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of religion, philosophical theology, ethics, and the meaning of life. His favorite non-living philosophers include (in no particular order) Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Anselm, Aquinas, Molina, Kant, Chisholm, Hartshorne, and Willard.
Elliott enjoys going to the beach with his wife and sons, watching his sons play soccer, walking, and lifting weights. His favorite television show is Lost. His favorite verses include John 1:1, Proverbs 28:5, Matthew 5:48, and 1 Peter 3:15.