Gregory Bassham is Professor of Philosophy at King's College (Pennsylvania). A native of Oklahoma, Bassham received his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Oklahoma, and his Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame. Among his books are: The Hobbit and Philosophy (2012), Critical Thinking (5th ed. 2013), The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy (2010), Basketball and Philosophy (2007), The Chronicles of Narnia and Philosophy (2005), The Lord of the Rings and Philosophy (2003), Original Intent and the Constitution: A Philosophical Study (1991), and C. S. Lewis's Christian Apologetics (2015). A long-distance runner, Bassham has twice run the Boston Marathon.