Jason A. Beyer
Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies

jason_beyer@ivcc.edu
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Office: A309    Office phone: 224-0583

B.S. in Philosophy and Psychology (both with honors), University of Wisconsin-Parkside, 1995.
M.A. in Philosophy, Loyola University of Chicago, 1998.
Ph.D. in Philosophy, Loyola University of Chicago, 2003.

Specializations: Applied Ethics, Philosophy of Religion
Other Areas of Research and Interest:
Critical Race Theory, Ethical Theory, Existentialism, Feminist Philosophy, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Human Sexuality, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Philosophy of Mind/Philosophical Psychology, Psychology of Human Judgment, Social/Political Philosophy, World Religions

 

Schedule and Office Hours for Fall 2015 Semester
 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00-9:50
Intro. to Philosophy
A331
9:30-10:45
Intro. to Philosophy
A331
9:00-9:50
Intro. to Philosophy
A331
9:30-10:45
Intro. to Philosophy
A331
9:00-9:50
Intro. to Philosophy
A331
10:00-10:50
office hours
  10:00-10:50
office hours
  10:00-10:50
office hours
11:00-11:50
Philosophy of Religion
A331
11:00-12:15
office hours
11:00-11:50
Philosophy of Religion
A331
11:00-12:15
office hurs
11:00-11:50
Philosophy of Religion
A331
  12:30-1:45
Ethics
A331
  12:30-1:45
Ethics
A331
 
1:00-2:00
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  1:00-2:00
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  1:00-2:00
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      6:00-6:30
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      6:30-9:15
Ethics
A331
 

Other office hours, if needed, will be made by appointment

 

Course Information

Contains course description, syllabi for each section currently being offered (or recently offered), course assignments and recommended reading lists for each course.

PHL 1001  Introduction to Philosophy  
PHL 1002  Ethics PHL 1002-75  Honors Ethics
PHL 1003  Philosophy of Religion PHL 1013  Comparative Religion
PHL 1005  Logic  

 

Work Due (Summer 2015 Semester)

COURSE/SECTION ASSIGNED WORK DUE DATE
Introduction to Philosophy MWF Defense of Belief assignment Weds., Sept. 9th
Philosophy of Religion Nature of Religion assignment Fri., Sept 4th
Introduction to Philosophy TR reading reflection for topic 2 Thurs., Sept. 3rd
Ethics TR    
Ethics R evening    
     

Upcoming Events


Announcements

If anyone from my Spring or Summer 2015 courses would still like to pick up your final coursework, I will hang on to it until the end of September.

 

Other Information and Links

Academic Vita (C.V) Recent Reads
   
In Memoriam  
   
Essential Readings for College Students A Treasury of Ornery Philosophers
Kurt Vonnegut Quotes Woody Allen Quotes
   
Fun Vocabulary Yiddish Vocabulary
   
The Onion  
   
Philosophy Links Psychology Links
Holocaust and Genocide Studies Links Links to Advocacy Groups
Politifact (an independent political fact-checker) Flack Check (an independent source revealing misuse of quotes and statistics by political candidates)

last updated 9/2/15