Burleigh Taylor WilkinsBurleigh Taylor Wilkins (July 1, 1932 in Bridgetown, Virginia - October 13, 2015 in Tampa, Florida) was a professor in the Department of Philosophy of the University of California, Santa Barbara.
He studied at Duke University, (B.A. 1952); Harvard University (M.A., 1954); and Princeton University (M.A., 1963, Ph.D., 1965). He previously taught history at Shorter College in Rome, Georgia from 1956–57; humanities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts from 1957–60; philosophy at Princeton University (1960–61, 1963) and at Rice University (1965-1967). He taught at the University of California, Santa Barbara, from 1968 until 2012.
He has written a biography on Carl L. Becker, and books on the philosophies of Edmund Burke, Hegel, and Karl Popper. Provided by Wikipedia