Bachelor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1957. Bachelor, University Chicago, 1958. Master of Arts cum laude, University Chicago, 1958.
Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1965.
Lecturer philosophy University Chicago, 1959-1962. Instructor Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1959-1961, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, 1962. Professor, chairman department philosophy Wichita State University, Kansas, 1962-1972.
Professor, chairman department University Kansas, Lawrence, since 1972. Lecturer in field; member Woodrow Wilson Fellowship Foundation selection committee, 1966-1972. Member national election committee Fulbright grants, since 1987.
Member American Philosophical Association, Southwestern Philosophical Society (president 1983-1984), Mountain Plains Philosophical Society, Colloquium for Social Philosophy.
Married Veronica Barton. 1 child, Pamela.