Dr. Richard Becka, PhD

About Dr. Richard Becka, PhD

Dr. Richard Becka is credited with writing the textbook Personal Being of Man in 1957 at the University of Detroit, and was formerly a member of the American Maritain Association and the Society of St. Thomas. He received his doctorate in philosophy from the University of Ottawa in Canada, then went on to teach at Gonzaga University before moving to Texas. Dr. Becka was conferred with Emeritus status at Texas A&M University in 1996, where he continued to teach until summer 2006. He has the honor of being the TAMU Philosophy department's first Honorary Member for Life.

Contemplation, Action, and the Good Life

Everyone is seeking knowledge, but is the knowledge they are seeking really worth the trade-off in terms of the life’s cost?      Aristotle and St. Thomas Aquinas Everyone familiar with the Aristotelian-Thomistic tradition will recognize … [Read more...]