Burleigh Taylor Wilkins

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Burleigh Taylor Wilkins (born 1932 in Bridgetown, Virginia)[1] is a professor in the Department of Philosophy of the University of California, Santa Barbara.[2][3]

He studied at Duke University, (B.A. 1952); Harvard University (M.A., 1954); and Princeton University (M.A., 1963, Ph.D., 1965).[1] He previously taught history at Shorter College in Rome, Georgia from 1956-57; humanities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts from 1957-60; philosophy at Princeton University (1960-61, 1963) and at Rice University (1965-1967).[1] He has taught at the University of California, Santa Barbara, since 1968.[1]

He has written a biography on Carl L. Becker, and books on the philosophies of Edmund Burke, Hegel, and Karl Popper.



  1. ^ a b c d Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Michigan: Thomson Gale. 2008. 
  2. ^ "(synopsis) Essays in Honor of Burleigh Wilkins". Peter Lang Publishing Group. 
  3. ^ http://www.philosophy.ucsb.edu/people/profiles/faculty/cvs/wilkins-cv.pdf

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