Today On The Gary Null Show, Gary talks with guest Prof. Emrys Westacott on The Wisdom of Frugality – a time for us to reconsider the benefits of living a more simple life. Prof Emrys Westacott is a professor of philosophy at Alfred University in Western New York State, where he has focused on issues related to ethics, the history of philosophy, and how the discipline of philosophy can be practically engaged in as a reflection upon modern life. Originally from the UK, Prof. Westacott studied and received degrees from the University of Sheffield in the UK, McGill University in Montreal and the University of Texas. He has been featured in the New York Times and his articles have appeared in a variety of professional and popular publications, including Three Quarks Daily, The Humanist and Philosophy Now. He has written three books and his most recent by Princeton University Press is “The Wisdom of Frugality: Why Less is More, More or Less.” More information about Emrys and a collection of his essays can be found at Google sites under http://Sites.Google.com/site/EWestacott.