Terrence Moore is a retired associate professor of Philosophy who taught at the United States Air Force Academy and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, where he developed an interest in Buddhist philosophy. He earned his Ph.D. in Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh and was a post-doctoral Fellow at the Edmond J Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. Tenzin Norbu, his pen name, means Bearer of the Jewel of the Teachings. Dr. Moore was given this name due to his clear understanding of and ability to articulate the Dharma. Currently, Dr. Moore devotes full time to writing about Dharma, spreading it to anyone who may benefit from it.