Ronna Burger Professor Tulane University Department of Philosophy

Ronna Burger

Catherine & Henry J. Gaisman Chair
105F Newcomb Hall


Ph.D., New School for Social Research Graduate Faculty, 1975


Ronna Burger is Professor of Philosophy, Catherine & Henry J. Gaisman Chair and Director of Judeo-Christian Studies, Sizeler Professor of Jewish Studies, and Director of the Religious Studies Minor. Teaching at Tulane since 1980, she offers seminars almost every semester on particular works of Plato or Aristotle. She has recently been teaching a series of courses, “Bible and Philosophy,” on different topics each term, such as “Women in the Bible,” “The Political World of the Bible,” or “The Problem of Evil.”


  • Plato and Aristotle
  • Maimonides
  • Bible and Philosophy

Books and Monographs:

Selected Articles:

Public Lectures:

  • Plenary Speaker, "Plato's Sophist and Its Homeric Model," International Plato Society, July 2022.
  • Keynote Speaker, " Aristotle's 'Philosophy of Human Affairs': the Pairing and Parting of Ethics and Politics," Voegelin Center Conference, LSU, April 2022.

Selected Online Lectures: