Austin Dacey

Independent — New York, NY

Austin Dacey is a philosopher and author of The Secular Conscience and The Future of Blasphemy as well as articles in numerous publications including the New York Times, USA Today, and Dissent. As a former NGO representative to the United Nations, he has worked on issues at the intersection of secularism, religion, and human rights. He is Assistant Professor of Critical Inquiry at Mercy College. For more information, visit

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Topic(s): Education, Philosophy

Sub-topic(s): Critical thinking, Ethics & morality, Meaning of life