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Richard Dien Winfield

Richard Dien Winfield, American humanities educator. Member of Society Systematic Philosophy (president since 1986), Hegel Society of America 2002-2004.


  • Winfield, Richard Dien was born on April 7, 1950 in New York City. Son of Sidney Lincoln and Lillian Winfield.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Philosophy, Yale College, New Haven, Connecticut, 1972. Master of Arts in Philosophy, University Heidelberg, Germany, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1977.


    • Assistant professor University Georgia, Athens, 1982—1987, associate professor, 1987—1993, professor, 1993—2001, distinguished research professor, since 2001.


    • The Just Family (SUNY Series in Social and Political Thought)
    • The Just Family presents a comprehensive and systematic theory of family values, determining both how marriage and parent-child relations should be structured as ethical institutions of freedom and how the rights and duties of family membership can be upheld in unity with social and political justice.
    • Modernity, Religion, and the War on Terror
    • The war on terror cannot be truly understood without investigating the legitimacy of modernity, the challenge that religion presents to modernization, the inescapable conflicts attending the emergence and expansion of modernity, and the post-colonial predicament from which Islamist reaction arises.


    Member of Society Systematic Philosophy (president since 1986), Hegel Society of America 2002-2004.


    • Married Sujata Gupta, April 28, 1983. Children: Kalindi, Manas Samuel, Rasik Sidd.
    • father: Sidney Lincoln
    • mother: Lillian Winfield
    • spouse: Sujata Gupta
    • children: Kalindi Winfield
    • Manas Samuel Winfield
    • Rasik Sidd Winfield
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    Born April 7, 1950
    (age 67)
    • 1972
      Yale College
    • 1973
      University Heidelberg
    • 1977
      Yale University
    • 1982 - 1987
      Assistant, professor University Georgia
      Athens, New York, United States