Esther Lightcap Meek (BA Cedarville College; MA Western Kentucky University; PhD Temple University)
is Professor of Philosophy emeritus at Geneva College, in Western Pennsylvania. She is also Senior
Scholar with The Seattle School for Theology and Psychology, a Fujimura Institute Scholar, an Associate
Fellow with the Kirby Laing Center for Public Theology, and a member of the Polanyi Society.
Meek’s books include Longing to Know: The Philosophy of Knowledge for Ordinary People (Brazos, 2003);
Loving to Know: Introducing Covenant Epistemology (Cascade, 2011); A Little Manual for Knowing
(Cascade, 2014); and Contact With Reality: Michael Polanyi’s Realism and Why It Matters (Cascade,
2017). Her forthcoming book is Doorway to Artistry: Attuning Your Philosophy to Enhance Your Creativity
An author and public speaker, Meek develops and offers everyday philosophizing that matters to all of
us. Follow her on Facebook (estherlightcapmeek), Instagram (estherlightcapmeek), and Twitter (esther_l_meek). Esther lives in Steubenville, Ohio.