Martha Beck
Lyon College

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Martha Beck

  Dr. Martha Beck
  Professor of Philosophy

  Contact information
  Office 320 in the Lyon Business and Economics Building 
  870.307.7533 |


Dr. Martha C. Beck is Professor of Philosophy at Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy from Bryn Mawr College.

Most of her work relates to the legacy of ancient Greek civilization in the era of globalization. She has published twelve books and 44 book chapters and journal articles. She has published on Plato and Carl Jung, Plato and Greek tragedy, Aristotle and Greek tragedy, Aristotle and the United Nations’ Capabilities approach to human development, Aristotle and Systems thinking, Aristotle and Environmental philosophy, Greek culture and the arts, Greek culture and neuroscience, and the Greek goddesses and feminist thought. Her articles have been published in journals in the United States, Greece, The Russian Republic, The Czech Republic, Italy, South Africa, Australia, Indonesia and China. She also has a YouTube channel titled M. Beck Ph.D. Philosophy with 76 videos and 6 Playlists connected to the same theme.

Dr. Beck welcomes opportunities to teach abroad. In 2012 and 2017 she taught and worked with colleagues in Indonesia. In 2014 and 2015 she taught summer school Prague, and she has led six Lyon student tours to Greece. 

Cell: (001)-870-834-2299.