Keith has a BA (Upper Second Class Honours) in Philosophy from the
Birmingham University (1980) and a PhD in Philosophy from Marquette
University in Milwaukee, U.S.A (1986). From 1981 to 1986 he was a
Teaching Fellow in Philosophy at the Marquette University and for the
following two years he was an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Iowa
State University of Science and Technology in Ames, Iowa. From 1990 to
1991 he was the Academic Manager ( MBA) at the Strathclyde Graduate
Business School and Co-ordinator of Integrated Business Simulations.
During 1996 and 1997 he was a Visiting Professor at the Faculty of
Economics at Doshisha University, Kyoto and from 1997 to 1998 he was a
Visiting Professor at the College of Policy Science in Ritsumeikan
University in the same city. In 1980 he won the Birmingham University's
Roger Chance prize in Philosophy for an essay entitled 'Freedom,
Negation and Consciousness in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit'.