Department of Philosophy
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Richard J. Burke

Richard J. Burke
Burke Lecture Series


Ph.D., University of Chicago

Major Fields
History of Western philosophy (especially early Greek philosophy), ethics, and the philosophy of war and peace


Euthanasia in Pets and People, a bagatelle from Oct. 26, 2007.

Against Religious Synthesis, a bagatelle from June 15, 2005.

Plato's 'Guardiennes', a bagatelle from Nov. 15, 2003.

Philosophical Bagatelles, Xlibris, 2003.

"A Rhetorical Conception of Rationality," Informal Logic, Vol 6, No 3 (1984), pp. 17-25.