Richard A. Watson
(1931-) is an American philosopher, speleologist and author.
Watson taught philosopher at Washington University in St. Louis for forty years. His publications include the following books:
- Was chosen by the New York Public library as one of "25 Books to Remember from 2002"
- Has been translated into Italian
- Has been translated into nine languages.
- . The biography of the first person to cross the Falls on a wire, and the first person(a woman) to go over the Falls in a barrel. The French translation has featured at the Saint-Malo Ettonants voyageurs Festival International du Lirre in 1997, where it won a translation award.
- The Breakdown of Cartesian Metaphysics (Hackett Publishing Company)
- Representational Ideas from Plato to Patricia Churchland (Kluwer Academic Publishers)
- Under Plowman's Floor
- The Runner
- The Longest Cave (with Roger W. Brucker)(hb Alfred A. Knopf, pb Southern Illinois University Press)