Ph.D., New School for Social Research, 1975
Ronna Burger is Professor of Philosophy, Gaisman Chair and Director of Judeo-Christian Studies, Sizeler Professor of Jewish Studies, and Director of the Religious Studies Minor. She regularly offers seminars on particular works of Plato and Aristotle, and has recently been teaching a series of undergraduate courses, “Bible and Philosophy,” on different topics each term.
Books and Monographs:
- On Plato's Euthyphro (Carl Friedrich von Siemens Foundation, 2015)
- Aristotle's Dialogue with Socrates: on the Nicomachean Ethics. (Chicago , 2008)
- The Phaedo: A Platonic Labyrinth. (Yale, 1984. Reprinted, St. Augustine's Press 1999; revised edition forthcoming)
- Plato's Phaedrus: A Defense of a Philosophic Art of Writing (Alabama, 1980)
- Co-editor, The Eccentric Core: the Thought of Seth Benardete (St. Augustine's Press, 2017)
- Co-editor, The Archaeology of the Soul: Platonic Readings in Ancient Poetry and Philosophy by Seth Benardete (St. Augustine's Press, 2012)
- Editor, Encounters and Reflections: Conversations with Seth Benardete (Chicago, 2002)
- Co-editor, The Argument of the Action (Chicago, 2000 )
- "The Erotic and the Thumotic Soul," in The Eccentric Core (St. Augustine's Press, 2017)
- “Woman and Nature: the Female Drama of the Book of Genesis,” Athens, Arden, Jerusalem (Lexington Books, 2017)
- “Imitation and Representation: Mimesis in Aristotle’s Poetics,” Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (Oxford, 2nd ed. 2014)
- “Socrates’ Odyssean Return: on Plato’s Charmides,” in Strange Fellows: Socratic Philosophy and its Others (Lexington Books, 2013, reprinted 2015)
- "Maimonides on Knowledge of Good and Evil: The Guide of the Perplexed I.2,” in Political Philosophy Cross-Examined (Palgrave Macmillan. 2013)
Recent Papers Presented:
- Aristotle on Friendship, Philosophy, and the Metaphysics of Eros,” Keynote Speaker, Ancient Philosophy Society, April 2017.
- “Women and Nature: the Female Drama in the Book of Genesis,” Committee on Social Thought, University of Chicago, November 2016.
- Plato and Aristotle
- Bible and Philosophy