Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Philosophy Program

Midwestern State University


TEACHING

Nathan J. Jun, Ph.D.

Courses Taught Since 2008


2017    Introduction to Philosophy (Spring)
            Ethics (Fall)
            Critical Thinking and Reasoning (Fall, Spring)
            Existentialism (Fall)
            Philosophy of Religion (Fall)
            Special Topics in Philosophy: Race and Racism (Spring)
            Honors Seminar on the High Middle Ages (Spring)

2016    Introduction to Philosophy (Fall, Spring)
            Critical Thinking and Reasoning Skills (Fall, Spring)
            Honors Seminar on the Gilded Age (Spring)
            Philosophy of Sex, Love, and Friendship (Spring)
            Political Philosophy (Fall)
            Feminist Philosophy (Fall)

2015    Introduction to Philosophy (Fall, Spring)
            Feminist Philosophy (Spring)
            Special Topics in Philosophy: Jewish Philosophy (Spring)
            Health Care Ethics (Fall)
            Critical Thinking and Reasoning Skills (Fall)
            Ancient Philosophy (Fall)
            Independent Study: Philosophy of Work (Fall)

2014    Primary Concerns of Philosophy (Fall, Spring)
            Ethics (Spring)
            Ancient Philosophy (Spring)
            Early Modern Philosophy (Spring)
            Political Philosophy (Fall)
            Nineteenth-Century Philosophy (Fall)           
            Continental Philosophy (Fall)
            Independent Study: Jewish Philosophy (Spring)
            Independent Study: Neoplatonism (Spring)

2013    Primary Concerns of Philosophy (Fall, Spring)
            Ethics (Fall, Spring, Summer I and II)
            Logic (Fall)
            Philosophy of Religion (Spring)
            Classical Philosophy (Fall)
            Special Topics in Philosophy: Pan-African and African American Philosophy (Spring)
            Special Topics in Philosophy: Buddhism (Fall)
            Independent Study: Existentialism (Summer II)
            Independent Study: Anarchism (Spring)

2012    Primary Concerns of Philosophy (Fall, Spring)
            Ethics (Fall, Spring, Summer I and II)
            Political Philosophy (Spring)
            Contemporary Philosophy: Capitalism and Its Discontents (Spring)
            Nineteenth-Century Philosophy (Fall)
            Existentialism (Fall)
            Independent Study: Philosophy and Psychology (Spring)

2011    Primary Concerns of Philosophy (Fall, Spring)
            Logic (Spring)
            Ethics (Fall, Spring, Summer I and II)
            Classical Philosophy (Spring)
            Early Modern Philosophy (Fall)
            Special Topics in Philosophy: Feminist Philosophy (Fall)
            Honors Seminar on the New Deal (Spring)
            Independent Study: Philosophy of Law (Fall)
            Independent Study: African Philosophy (Fall)
            Independent Study: Kierkegaard (Spring)
            Independent Study: Philosophy of Science (Spring)

2010    Primary Concerns of Philosophy (Fall)
            Ethics (Fall, Spring, Summer I and II)
            Political Philosophy (Spring)
            Philosophy of Religion (Fall)
            Existentialism (Spring)
            Special Topics in Philosophy: Philosophy and the Holocaust (Fall)
            Honors Seminar on the New Deal (Spring)
            Independent Study: Anarchist Political Philosophy (Fall)
            Independent Study: Taoism (Spring)

 2009    Primary Concerns of Philosophy (Fall, Spring)
             Logic (Spring)
             Ethics (Fall, Spring, Summer I and II)
             Nineteenth-Century Philosophy (Fall)
             Special Topics in Philosophy: Easter Philosophy and Religion (Fall)
             Special Topics in Political Philosophy: Anarchism and Socialism (Spring)
             Independent Study: Aristotle’s Metaphysics (Fall)
             Independent Study: Nietzsche (Fall)

2008    Primary Concerns of Philosophy (Fall)
            Ethics (Fall)
            Classical Philosophy (Fall)
            Early Modern Philosophy (Fall)


Areas of Teaching Competency


History of Philosophy (Ancient, Medieval, Early Modern, 19th Century, 20th Century Continental)
Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Continental Philosophy
Social and Political Philosophy, History of Political Thought
Ethics/Applied Ethics
Feminism
Aesthetics and Philosophy of Literature
Asian Philosophy and Religion
African and African-American Philosophy
Logic and Critical Thinking
Philosophy of Religion