Lawrence Mark Sanger (born July 16, 1968) or also known as Larry Sanger is a manager and pioneer of online encyclopedia projects. At first Sanger was an important figure in the approach to writing by experts (experts) and editing the Earth Encyclopedia. On 15 September 2006 he proposed a new fork of Wikipedia called Citizendium.
Sanger was born in Bellevue, Washington, on July 16, 1968 and raised in Anchorage, Alaska.
Sanger completed his undergraduate education in philosophy from Reed College in 1991 and completed his Ph.D in Philosophy from Ohio State University in 2000 with the thesis title "Descartes' methods and their theoretical background" and his doctoral thesis on "Epistemic Circularity". : An Essay on the Problem of Meta-Justification".
From 1998 to 2000 he operated a website entitled, "Review of Y2K News Reports by Sanger" (previously published on www.sangersreview.com) which served as one of the resource persons for Y2K observers.
Sanger worked for Bomis and promoted both nupedia and wikipedia until Bomis stopped funding his position in February 2002, and he resigned from Wikipedia.
After Wikipedia until June 2005, Sanger returned to academia where he taught philosophy at Ohio State University. As a professional practitioner he is interested in epistemology (in particular), modern philosophy, and ethics. In his spare time he teaches and plays the traditional Irish fiddle instrument in Columbus and Dayton, Ohio. He also co-maintains a site about the Donegal fiddle tradition.
Nupedia, Wikipedia and Citizendium