Lee A. McBride III

Lee McBride, III

Associate Professor

Department/Affiliation: Philosophy
Phone: 330-263-2548
Office Address: 202 Scovel


  • B.A., St. Mary's College 1997
  • M.A., Claremont 1999
  • Ph.D., Purdue 2006

Courses Taught

  • Ethics, Justice, and Society
  • Race, Gender, and Justice
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Logic and Philosophy
  • Ancient Philosophy
  • American Philosophy
  • Themes in Continental Philosophy
  • Epistemology
  • Indian Philosophy and Its Roots


  • "Insurrectionist Ethics and Thoreau," Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society, Vol. 49, No. 1, Winter 2013, pp. 29-45.
  • “Agrarian Ideals and Practices: Comments on Paul B. Thompson's The Agrarian Vision,” The Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics,  Volume 25, Issue 4 (2012), 535-541.
  • "Putting Some Peirce into Symbolic Logic," Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society, Spring 2008, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 212-214.
  • "Locke, Alain," American Philosophy: An Encyclopedia, eds. John Lachs and Robert Talisse. New York: Routledge, 2007.
  • "Collectivistic Individualism: Dewey and MacIntyre," Contemporary Pragmatism, June 2006, Vol. 3, No. 1, 71-85.
  • "A Lack of Sympathetic Understanding in the Classroom: Remarks from a Graduate Student Instructor," The APA Newsletter on Teaching in Philosophy, Fall 2004, Vol. 4, No. 1, 12-14.

Research Interests

McBride specializes in American philosophy, ethics, and political philosophy. His current research focuses on ethical questions taken from pragmatist, insurrectionist, and agrarian perspectives.