Raimond Gaita, author of the book Romulus, My Father

Raimond Gaita was born in 1946 in Germany. He is Professor of Moral Philosophy at King’s College University of London, and Professor of Philosophy at Australian Catholic University. His memoir ROMULUS, MY FATHER won the 1998 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award.

Gaita’s other books include, GOOD AND EVIL: AN ABSOLUTE CONCEPTION, A COMMON HUMANITY: THINKING ABOUT LOVE & TRUTH & JUSTICE, which was one of the Economist’s best books of 2000, and THE PHILOSOPHER’S DOG, which explores our relationship to animals and the natural world and was short listed for the New South Wales Premier’s Award and the Age Book of the Year, both in 2003. In 2003 he edited a collection of essays on the invasion of Iraq entitled WHY THE WAR WAS WRONG.

Critically acclaimed both by philosophers and the general reader, Gaita’s books have been published around the world and translated into a number of languages.

Raimond Gaita