Bachelor, California State University.A., 1963. Master of Arts, University Southern California, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University Southern California, 1970.
Instructor Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, 1966—1970, Los Angeles City College, 1966—1970, Glendale (California) College, 1966—1970. Professor California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, since 1970. Chair philosophy department California Polytechnic State University, 1977—1979.
Pious Agnostic but leaning towards R. Catholicism
Member of California Association Scholars, National Association Scholars, International Berkeley Society.
Married Esperanza LaScola, 1962. Children: Therese, Annette, Russell, Christopher, Gregory.