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Richard Gotshalk

AKA Richard Allan Gotshalk

Born: 4-Sep-1931
Birthplace: Champaign, IL
Died: 16-Apr-2009
Location of death: Sheridan, MT
Cause of death: Lou Gehrig's Disease
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Scholar

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Homer and Hesiod: Myth and Philosophy

Military service: US Army

Father: D. Walter Gotshalk
Mother: Naomi Smith
Wife: Barbara Brace Seeley (d. 2003)
Daughter: Diane Gotshalk (b. 1957, d. 1982)
Girlfriend: Doris Fischer

    High School: Urbana High School, Urbana, IL
    University: BA, Harvard University (1952)
    University: PhD Philosophy, Northwestern University (1957)
    Professor: Pennsylvania State University
    Professor: University of Montana

Author of books:
The Beginnings of Philosophy in India (1998, philosophy)
Divination, Order, and the Zhouyi (1999, mysticism)
The Beginnings of Philosophy in China (1999, philosophy)
Homer and Hesiod: Myth and Philosophy (2000, criticism)
The Beginnings of Philosophy in Greece (2000, philosophy)
Loving and Dying: A Reading of Plato's Phaedo, Symposium, and Phaedrus (2001, philosophy)

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