Purtill, Richard L.

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PURTILL, Richard L.

PURTILL, Richard L. American, b. 1931. Genres: Mystery/Crime/ Suspense, Science fiction/Fantasy, Philosophy. Career: Professor of Philosophy, Western Washington University, Bellingham, since 1970. Lecturer in Philosophy, San Francisco State College, 1969-70. Publications: Logic for Philosophers, 1971; Logical Thinking, 1972; Lord of the Elves and Eldils: Fantasy and Philosophy in C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien, 1974; Reason to Believe, 1974; Philosophically Speaking, 1975; Thinking About Ethics, 1976; Thinking About Religion, 1978; Logic: Argument Refutation and Proof, 1979; The Golden Gryphon Feather, 1979; The Stolen Goddess, 1980; C. S. Lewis's Case for the Christian Faith, 1981; Murdercon, 1982; The Mirror of Helen, 1983; The Parallel Man, 1984; J. R. R. Tolkien: Myth, Morality and Religion, 1984; (ed.) Moral Dilemmas: Readings in Ethics and Social Philosophy, 1985; (with others) Philosophical Questions: An Introductory Anthology, 1985; Enchantment at Delphi, 1986; A Logical Introduction to Philosophy, 1989. Address: Dept. of Philosophy, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA 98225, U.S.A.