Eric was a Pew Younger Scholar from Whitworth College, from which he received his B.A. in mathematics and philosophy. He was a George Washington fellow at the Discovery Institute in Seattle during the summer of 1996, studying Gödel's Theorem and philosophy of the mind.
His review of David J. Chalmers' The Conscious Mind: In Search of a Fundamental Theory appears in Origins & Design magazine, vol. 18, no. 1.