John Martin Fischer

is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Riverside, and University Professor at the University of California. He was project leader of the Immortality Project, sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation. He is the author of Near-Death Experiences: Understanding Visions of the Afterlife (2016), co-authored with Benjamin Mitchell-Yellin, and Death, Immortality, and Meaning in Life (2020) and has published widely on free will, moral responsibility, ethics, and the metaphysics and ethics of death and immortality.