Daniel N. Boone received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Claremont Graduate School in 1971. He taught at IUP from 1969 to 2005. Among the courses taught by Dr. Boone were Introduction to Philosophy, Contemporary Analytic Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Theory of Knowledge, Symbolic Logic I and II, Informal Logic, the Philosophy of Consciousness, and a course team-taught with a neuroscientist, Mind and Brain. Dr. Boone was the advisor to Pre-Law Philosophy majors and became the department chair in 2002.
He is the author of Critical Thinking: An Applied Approach (Kendall-Hunt, second edition 2001). Currently, he is serving as the program chair for the Eastern Division of the Association for Informal Logic and Critical Thinking.
Dr. Boone retired from the university in June 2005.