Kenneth A. Shouler, PhD is an associate professor of philosophy at the County College of Morris in Randolph, New Jersey. He has taught courses in ethics, business ethics, logic, the philosophy of sport, medical ethics, and introduction to philosophy. He earned his B.A. in philosophy and a minor in English at St. Bonaventure University and earned his Ph.D. at the City University of New York Graduate Center.
His previous books include The Everything Guide to Understanding Philosophy, a veritable cook’s tour of Western philosophy from sixth century B.C. to the present. Total Basketball: The Ultimate Basketball Encyclopedia is, at 1475 pages, the most comprehensive basketball reference book ever written. It includes a complete data base of all NBA players; articles on the game’s invention in 1891 and evolution into a professional sport in the twentieth century; college basketball; women’s basketball; barnstorming teams; the history of the NBA and ABA; complete annual records; an essay on the 100 best players, and more. The volume also includes color photos. He completed The Everything Hinduism Book in 2009.
He created a Page-A-Day baseball calendar for Workman Publishing. He wrote The Real 100 Best Baseball Players of All-time and Why. The book was favorably reviewed and led to his being selected as a panelist to pick the Mastercard / Major League Baseball All-Century Team in 1999 and the DHL Hometown Heroes team in 2006.
He worked as a senior editor for Total Sports Publishing.
He started Wordsworth Writing and Editing. He edits copy for aspiring authors and assists them in locating a publisher.
He has written many articles for daily newspapers and magazines, including Cigar Aficionado, Forbes, USA Today, TV Guide, ESPN.Com, Biography, and dozens more.
His ghostwriting has taken him into sports, business, and political subjects.
Many samples of his work can be found at cigaraficionado.com and espn.com. His books are described and reviewed on this site and can also be seen at Amazon.com.