Batesville, Arkansas (PRWEB) August 17, 2011
Ashford Publishing is proud to introduce Martha C. Beck, Ph.D., a Professor of Philosophy at Lyon College, located in Batesville, Arkansas. Originally from St Cloud, Minnesota, Dr. Martha Beck joined the Lyon faculty in 1996. She holds more than twenty five years of experience in teaching Ancient Greek Philosophy and Culture. Her areas of expertise include Plato, Aristotle, Greek tragedy, archetypal psychology, and the connections between ancient Greek philosophy and culture, and the globalization of knowledge and culture today.
Dr. Beck has been on numerous committees. She has been a member of the Lyon College Flute Choice since 1999, and a board member for both, the Arkansas Coalition for Peace and Justice and the Olympia Center for Greek Philosophy and Culture, located in Olympia, Greece. Since 2006, she has published seven books and written six more manuscripts that should be published later this year, or next year. She plans to live in Athens for six months, to write books on the broad notion of the arts and their importance for living a good life in Ancient Greek culture, as well as a ‘Philosopher’s Tour Guide to Greece’.
She obtained a B.A. in Religion and Philosophy at Hamline University and her Ph.D., in Philosophy at Bryn Mawr College. Dr. Beck will be having a major discussion on Ashford Radio with one of our renowned hosts on August 16th, at 2pm EST. Please tune in to http://www.ashfordradio.com, and if you have any questions for the doctor, please call any of the following numbers: 760-542-4100, 424-220-1873 or 323-679-0877.