Encyclopedia of Global Justice

2011 Edition
| Editors: Deen K. Chatterjee

McBride, William

  • Jeffrey Paris
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-9160-5_153

William L. McBride (b. 1938) is a philosopher and social theorist with a record of impeccable scholarship on the French existential philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre and an innovative analysis of the crossroads of postmodern thought and radical politics. He has spent the bulk of his career as a Professor of Philosophy at Purdue University, a leading PhD program in both European continental philosophy and radical political thought. A model of international cooperation, McBride’s engagement with scholars in not only France and Eastern Europe, but also India, China, Russia, and elsewhere, has led him to serve first as Secretary General (2003–2008) and then as the President (2008–) of FISP (Fédération Internationale des Sociétés de Philosophie), having previously held founding and executive positions in other US and international organizations including the American Philosophical Association, the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, the North American Sartre Society, the...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey Paris
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  1. 1.Department of Philosophy, College of Arts and SciencesUniversity of San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA