Dr. Butler
James P. Butler, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Philosophy
203D Draper Hall
Berea College
"The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato" -- Sir Alfred North Whitehead

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Butler's Curriculum Vitae
Ph.D. (Philosophy) University of Wisconsin-Madison,1996.
Thesis: True and False Pleasures in Plato
M.A. (Philosophy) University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1992
B.A. (with honors) University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1986. Majors: Philosophy and Economics.

Area of Specialization: Ancient Greek Philosophy, Ethical Theory
Area of Concentration: Applied Ethics, Metaphysics, Epistemology, Critical Thinking
Areas of Interest: History of Modern Philosophy, Zen Philosophy, Bushido
Languages: Ancient Greek, French, Introductory Latin

Other Interests:
Martial Arts, Spicy food, Cartoons, and The Chicago White Sox

The SilenusSocrates PlatoPlato Aristotle

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Berea, KY 40404
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