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Greg R. Jesson, PhDGreg R. Jesson, PhD

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Luther College

Greg Jesson's long journey from Los Angeles to Iowa has taken him from UCLA and USC, to L'Abri in Switzerland, and finally to the University of Iowa. He has published articles on the nature of thought and knowledge, philosophy of mathematics, and the portrayal of love and sex in modern film. He has taught at several colleges, and lectured widely in America and Europe. He has done the Veritas Forum at Stanford University, the University of California at Santa Cruz, and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Last winter he was invited to speak at the Pentagon. The title of his lecture was "The Barbarians are Inside the Gate: Relativism Undermining Character and Leadership." His Ontology and Analysis book was reviewed in the Notre Dame Philosophical Review.

Areas of Specialization

Metaphysics, epistemology, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Religion, and Phenomenology

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Available Lectures by Greg R. Jesson

  • 15-1A1 The Husserlian Roots of Dallas Willard’s Philosophical and Religious Works The Husserlian Roots of Dallas Willard’s Philosophical and Religious Works
    Format:Downloadable Article

Books by Greg R. Jesson

  • Defending Realism: Ontological and Epistemological Investigations Defending Realism: Ontological and Epistemological Investigations
    Greg Jesson, Guido Bonino, and Javier Cumpa
    De Gruyter Publishers, 2013
  • Ontology and Analysis: Essays and Recollections About Gustav Bergmann (Philosophical Analysis Series) Ontology and Analysis: Essays and Recollections About Gustav Bergmann (Philosophical Analysis Series)
    Laird Addis, Greg Jesson, and Erwin Tegtmeier
    Verlag Publishers, 2007
    ISBN #3938793694

  • Taking Skepticism and Knowledge Seriously: The Ontology of Knowing Taking Skepticism and Knowledge Seriously: The Ontology of Knowing

    De Gruyter Publishers, forthcoming

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