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 Spring 2014 Semester
 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00-9:50
Comparative Religion
A331
8:30-9:20
OTTC office hours
9:00-9:50
Comparative Religion
A331
8:30-9:20
OTTC office hours
9:00-9:50
Comparative Religion
A331
10:00-10:50
office hours
9:30-10:45
Ethics
OTTC104
10:00-10:50
office hours
9:30-10:45
Ethics
OTTC104
10:00-10:50
office hours
11:00-11:50
Logic
A331
11:30-12:15
office hours
11:00-11:50
Logic
A331
11:30-12:15
office hours
11:00-11:50
Logic
A331
  12:30-1:45
Inrto. to Philosophy
A331
  12:30-1:45
Intro. to Philosophy
A331
 
1:00-2:00
office hours
  1:00-2:00
office hours
  1:00-2:00
office hours
         
      6:00-6:30
office hours
 
      6:30-9:15
Intro. to Philosophy
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 (Spring 2014 Semester)

COURSE/SECTION ASSIGNMENT DUE DATE
Comparative Religion    
Logic Loaded Language assignment
Final Article Analysis
Mon.., Apr. 28th
Weds., May 7th
Ethics Kant case analysis
Final Applied Ethics Paper
Tues., Apr 29th
Tues., May 6th
Intro. to Philosophy TR reading reflection for topic 7
Maxr assignment
Final Book Review
Tues., Apr. 22nd
Tues., Apr. 29th
Tues., May 6th
Intro. to Philosophy R evening reading reflection for topic 7
Final Book Review
Thurs., Apr. 24th
Thurs., May 8th
     

Upcoming Events

 

Announcements

The following are the scheduled final exam times for my courses.  While I do not have final exams, keep in mind that for all but my evening course, this is the day I plan on having your final work graded if you want to pick it up.  It is also the last day to turn in any outstanding course material without my prior approval.  For my evening class, it is the day your final work is due.
          Introduction to Philosophy TR                    Thursday, May 8th
          Introduction to Philosophy R evening          Thursday, May 8th
          Ethics                                                         Tuesday, May 13th
          Logic                                                         Monday, May 12th
          Comparative Religions                                Monday, May 12th

 

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 4/22/14