Ph.D., Philosophy, Rice University, 1969
Burch works primarily on the logical theories of C. S. Peirce and Josiah Royce. His current special interest is Inductive Logic, Abductive Logic, and the computer instrumentation of these kinds of logic. His published work includes the first proof of Peirce’s Reduction Thesis and his computer programs are widely used in connection with problems in homeland security.
- History of Logic
- Non-Deductive Logic
- American Philosophy
Fall 2021 Course Schedule
- Phil 240.511 – Introduction to Logic, 1:50-2:40 Mon., Wed., Fri. YMCA 109.
- Phil 415.500 – American Philosophy, 11:30-12:20 Mon., Wed., Fri. YMCA 113.
MWF 4:00-5:00, by appointment