Daniel Bonevac

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Daniel Bonevac is an American philosopher born in Pittsburgh. He is professor of philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin. He has degrees in philosophy from Haverford College, and the University of Pittsburgh. His areas of interest are metaphysics, philosophical logic, ethics, and Eastern philosophy.

In autumn 2016, Bonevac joined 145 other scholars and writers in declaring support for Donald Trump for president.[1]


  • Reduction in the Abstract Sciences (1982)[2]
  • Deduction (1987, 2002)
  • The Art and Science of Logic (1990)
  • Today's Moral Issues (1992, 7th ed. 2012)
  • Understanding Non-Western Philosophy: Introductory Readings (1993)
  • Beyond the Western Tradition: Readings in Moral and Political Philosophy (1992)
  • Simple Logic (1999, 2001)
  • Worldly Wisdom (2001)
  • An Introduction to World Philosophy (2009)


  1. ^ Daniel Bonevac: guest article (12 October 2016, washingtonpost.com): What it’s like to be a college professor who supports Donald Trump
  2. ^ In 1980, this book earned him the Johnsonian Prize (for the best "first book" in philosophy) from The Journal of Philosophy (utexas.edu: PDF)

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