Pioneering Philosopher Richard Boyd dies at 79
Richard Newell Boyd, the Susan Linn Sage Professor of Philosophy and Humane Letters Emeritus, died in his sleep in Cleveland, Ohio on Feb. 20. He was 79.
“Dick’s mind was powerful and his engagement with philosophy was nonstop. In discussion he combined greater penetration, quickness and fluency, along with breadth of knowledge and interests, than anyone else I’ve ever encountered,” said Carl Ginet, professor emeritus of philosophy in the College of Arts and Sciences. Click text to read more.