Benedict Beckeld

Philosopher and Writer

Born and raised in Sweden, Benedict emigrated to New York City, where he studied the languages and literatures of ancient and modern languages. Through his studies and work, he spent time in countries of Europe and Africa, and he is now a full-time writer residing in the United States, foraying into memoir and poetry other than his main interest, philosophy. Thanks to his multi-faceted background and deep knowledge of classical literature and history, he offers unique perspectives on our civilizations, culture and political conflicts.  

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