WILLIAM A. WELTON is a philosopher by training (Ph.D. in Philosophy, Duquesne University 1993). Between1997-2012, he taught philosophy full-time at the university level. He is the editor of Plato’s Forms: Varieties of Interpretation, the author of a number of scholarly articles on Plato, and the co-author (with Gary Alan Scott) of Erotic Wisdom: Philosophy and Intermediacy in Plato’s Symposium. The Quest for the Pure Child is his first novel.
A blending of science fiction and fantasy set in world in which science grades into seemingly magical spirituality, The Quest for the Pure Child touches on themes of disillusionment and denial, religious and cultural identity, political corruption, metaphysics/theology, and transhumanism.