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


  • "Anger and Approbation," Moral Psychology of Anger, eds. Myisha Cherry and Owen Flanagan. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, forthcoming.
  • "Race, Multiplicity, and Impure Coalitions of Resistance," Philosophizing the Americas: An Inter-American Discourse, eds. Jacoby Adeshei Carter and Hernando A. Estévez. New York: Fordham University Press, forthcoming.
  • "Racial Imperialism and Food Traditions" The Oxford Handbook of Food Ethics, eds. Anne Barnhill, Mark Budolfson, and Tyler Doggett. New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.
  • "Leftist Democratic Politics," Jahrbuch Praktische Philosophie in globaler Perspektive / Yearbook Practical Philosophy in a Global Perspective, eds. Michael Reder, Dominik Finkelde, Alexander Filipovic, and Johannes Wallacher. Freiburg: Verlag Karl Alber, 2017, pp. 74-92.
  • "Insurrectionist Ethics and Racism" The Oxford Handbook of Race and Philosophy, ed. Naomi Zack. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017, pp. 225-234.
  • "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.