Rem B. Edwards, Ph.D., received his A.B. degree from Emory University. He received a B.D. degree from Yale University Divinity School and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Emory University. He taught for four years at Jacksonville University in Florida, moved from there to the University of Tennessee, and retired from there in 1998. He was a U. T. Chancellor’s Research Scholar in 1985 and a distinguished Lindsay Young Professor between 1987-1998. He continues to be professionally active. His areas of specialization are Philosophy of Religion, American Philosophy, Medical Ethics, and Ethical Theory, with a special focus on Mental Health Care Ethics, Ethics and Animals, and Formal Axiology. He is the author or editor of twenty one books including the highly respected and well known Reason and Religion (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich).