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Ronald A. Waite  

Lecturer in Philosophy and Rhetoric

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Ronald A. Waite has taught at Babson College since 1993, first as an adjunct lecturer and recently as a full-time lecturer in philosophy and rhetoric.  He has taught courses in the Arts and Humanities Foundation program, Rhetoric, Introduction to Philosophy, Ethics, and Ancient Greek Philosophy.  He has also taught philosophical ethics in Babson's MBA program.  He specializes in ancient philosophy and is currently working on a book linking ancient Greek philosophy to the fantasy Earthsea Cycle of Ursula K. Le Guin.  He is co-author of The Relations of Literature and Science, 1880-1980 (MLA, 1987) and is busy preparing early chapters of the Le Guin book for publication.  Mr. Waite received a B.A. from Clark Unviersity, summa cum laude, with membership in Phi Beta Kappa and highest honors in philosophy.  He conducted his graduate work in philosophy in the Ph.D. program at Vanderbilt University. 

Since 1996, he has served as production editor and/or proofreader for numerous volumes of philosophy and scholarship for Editions Rodopi, Peter Lang, Berghahn Books, and Agora Publications, a sample of which include Fritz Fleischmann's (ed) Margaret Fuller's Cultural Critique: Her Age and Legacy (Peter Lang, 1999) and Albert A. Anderson's Universal Justice: A Dialectical Approach (Rodopi, 1996).