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Faculty Biography - Jon Benson

Faculty Biography - Jon Benson

Jon Benson

Jon Benson

Associate Professor of Humanities and Philosophy

ABD, Philosophy, Loyola University of Chicago
M.A., Philosophy, Loyola University of Chicago
M.A., Philosophy of Religion, Trinity International University
B.A., Philosophy, Religious Studies, Westmont College

847.635.1435
jbenson@oakton.edu
B206, Skokie


Areas of Specialization

Epistemology, German Idealism, Phenomenology of Religion

Courses Taught

Introduction to Philosophy
LogicHistory of Philosophy
Epistemology
Metaphysics
Ethics
Modern Philosophy
Philosophy of Human Nature
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Religion
World Religions
Environmental Ethics
Professional Ethics
Philosophy of the Enlightenment
Philosophy of Education

Academic Program

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IMPORTANT DATES


January 12
Faculty return for spring 2015 semester.

January 16
Winterim classes end.

January 19
Martin Luther King holiday, College closed.

January 20
Spring 2015 semester classes begin.

January 21
Winterim faculty grading due.

January 26
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

February 15
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

February 16
Presidents Day holiday, College closed.

February 17
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

March 1
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

Full Academic Calendar