Damon Young (Australia)

Damon Young is a prize-winning philosopher and writer. He is the author of eleven books, including How to Think About Exercise, Philosophy in the Garden and Distraction. His works are published internationally in English and in translation. He has also written poetry and short fiction. Young is an Associate at the University of Melbourne and a founding member of The School of Life in Melbourne. A prominent young public intellectual, he has written for The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, The Guardian, ABC and BBC, and is a frequent radio guest. He’s also written six illustrated children’s books that started with My Nana is Ninja.