ABC Radio National/Australia 'Philosopher's Zone' Host Alan Saunders Dies
June 15, 2012 at 5:15 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of ABC RADIO NATIONAL/AUSTRALIA personality ALAN SAUNDERS, who died FRIDAY after suddenly taking ill with pneumonia yesterday while working on his "THE PHILOSOPHER'S ZONE" show in SYDNEY. He was 58.
SAUNDERS joined RADIO NATIONAL in 1987, hosting "THE FOOD PROGRAM" and "BY DESIGN AND SCREEN." The LONDON-born philosopher held a Ph.D. in philosophy from the AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY's History of Ideas school and also studied at the UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER.