Research Interests: Logic, History of Logic, Non-Deductive Logic, & American Philosophy
Current Course Schedule
- PHIL 240-511. Introduction to Logic. MWF 1:50-2:40 PM. YMCA 109.
- PHIL 411-500. Medieval Philosophy. MW 4:10-525 PM. YMCA 113.
Office Hours: MWF 4:00-5:00, by appointment
Burch works primarily on the logical theories of C. S. Peirce and Josiah Royce. His current special interest is Inductive Logic, Abductive Logic, and the computer instrumentation of these kinds of logic. His published work includes the first proof of Peirce’s Reduction Thesis and his computer programs are widely used in connection with problems in homeland security.