M.A., Eastman School of Music, 1955. Major: music theory; major instrument: piano. Thesis: “The Fugue in the Orchestral Works of Bartók”
Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1962. Major: philosophy. Dissertation: “Logic and Social Doctrine: Dewey’s Methodological Approach to Social Philosophy.” Advisor: Dr. Marvin Farber…
Arnold Berleant is Professor of Philosophy (Emeritus) at Long Island University (USA) and the founding editor of the on-line journal, Contemporary Aesthetics. He is the author of numerous articles, as well as eight books and three edited volumes. Berleant’s work ranges over aesthetics, especially environmental aesthetics, the arts, ethics, and social philosophy. He has lectured widely, both nationally and internationally, and has been active in many professional organizations including the International Association of Aesthetics of which he is a founding member and Past President.