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								Michael B.																 Burke

Michael B. Burke

Professor Emeritus of Philosophy
Department: Philosophy
CA 344B

Education

Education

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1976

B.A., with Highest Honors University of Virginia, 1964

Awards

Awards

School of Liberal Arts Distinguished Faculty Service Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research, and Service, 1997

Publications

Publications

Hume and Edwards on ‘Why is There Something Rather Than Nothing?’” Australasian Journal of Philosophy 62(4) (1984): 355-62.

Copper Statues and Pieces of Copper: A Challenge to the Standard Account.” Analysis 52(1) (1992): 12-17.

Dion and Theon: An Essentialist Solution to an Ancient Puzzle.” Journal of Philosophy 91(3) (1994): 129-39.

Preserving the Principle of One Object to a Place: A Novel Account of the Relations Among Objects, Sorts, Sortals, and Persistence Conditions.” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 54(3) (1994):591-624.

“Sortal Essentialism and the Potentiality Principle.” Review of Metaphysics 49(3) (1996): 491-514.

“Tibbles the Cat: A Modern Sophisma.” Philosophical Studies 84(1) (1996): 63-74.

“Coinciding Objects: Reply to Lowe and Denkel.” Analysis 57(1) (1997):11–18.

“Persons and Bodies: How to Avoid the New Dualism.” American Philosophical Quarterly 34(4) (1997): 457-67.

“The Impossibility of Superfeats.” Southern Journal of Philosophy 38(2) (2000): 207-220.

The Staccato Run: A Contemporary Issue in the Zenonian Tradition.” Modern Schoolman 78(1) (2000) :1-8.

Is My Head a Person?” In K. Petrus (ed.), On Human Persons. Ontos Verlag, 2003, 107-125.

Dion, Theon, and the Many-Thinkers Problem.” Analysis 64(283) (2004): 242–50.

Academic Interests

Academic Interests

Metaphysics, logic, epistemology, and philosophy of religion

Location

Location:
CA 344B