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Ruttenberg, Howard

Ruttenberg, Howard

Professor
History-Philosophy
Areas of Expertise:
  • History of Philosophy
  • Political Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Psychoanalytic Theory

Howard Ruttenberg began at York College as an Instructor while still working on his dissertation with Richard McKeon at The University of Chicago, becoming an Assistant Professor in 1974.  In his 40 years at York, he has taught most of the courses in Philosophy, two in Speech, three in Political Science, CLDV 210 and Academic Computing 101.  He has participated in every major curriculum reform at the College.  He studied psychoanalysis at the Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies to develop his teaching methods and was his Department's chairperson for 16 years.  He has now returned to full-time teaching and scholarship.

Education:
Degree Institution Field Dates
PhD  The University of Chicago  Committee on the Analysis of Ideas & The Study of Methods  1973 
BA  The University of Chicago  Philosophy  1960 

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Ruttenberg, Howard
 

Ruttenberg, Howard
Professor
History-Philosophy