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Ruttenberg, Howard

Ruttenberg, Howard

Professor
History and 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:
DegreeInstitutionFieldDates
PhD The University of Chicago Committee on the Analysis of Ideas & The Study of Methods 1973 
BA The University of Chicago Philosophy 1960 
Ruttenberg, Howard
 

Ruttenberg, Howard
Professor
History and Philosophy