Donald E Jones

Donald E Jones, Ph.D.

  • Program Director of Philosophy, Assistant Professor
  • Email: donjones@ucf.edu
  • Phone: 407-823-2759
  • Office Hours: Monday 11:30-1:30, Tuesday and Thursday 10:30-11:30, and appoint
  • Campus Location: PSY0231
  • Education

    • Ph.D. in Philosophy from University of Oklahoma (1975)
    • M.A. in Philosophy from University of Iowa (1969)
    • B.A. in Mathematics from University of Iowa (1968)

    Research Interests

    Philosophical Reasoning, Nanoethics, Metaphilosophy

    Courses

    Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
    18191 PHI2010H Honors Intro to Philosophy Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 09:00 AM - 10:15 AM Unavailable
    No Description Available
    17811 PHI3626 Adv Ethics in Science & Tech World Wide Web (W) Unavailable
    No Description Available
    Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
    90549 PHI2010H Honors Intro to Philosophy Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 12:00 PM - 01:15 PM Available

    Inquiry into the meaning and justification of fundamental ideas and beliefs concerning reality, knowledge, and values; application to relevant topics in ethics, religion, and politics.

    89511 PHI3083 Research Methods in Philosophy Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM Available

    PR: Philosophy or Humanities major or C.I.  Sources, methods, and styles of research in Philosophy. Aimed at enhancing the research, reading, and writing skills of undergraduate philosophy students. Odd Fall.

    90778 PHI3083 Research Methods in Philosophy World Wide Web (W) Available

    PR: Philosophy or Humanities major or C.I.  Sources, methods, and styles of research in Philosophy. Aimed at enhancing the research, reading, and writing skills of undergraduate philosophy students. Odd Fall.

    90150 PHI3626 Adv Ethics in Science & Tech World Wide Web (W) Available

    PR: COP 3502C or DIG 2000 or PHI 2647. Recent research in critical thinking applied to ethics in science and technology. 

    Covers recent advances in critical thinking and ethics especially as they apply to science and technology.  Special emphasis in examples and topics on computer science and information technology.  Typical topics in the emphasis include security, handling of sensitive data, privacy, intellectual property, and open science.

    Material divided into two main components:  Core and Tracks. 

    Everyone covers the Core material in the Realizeit software and everyone chooses one of the five possible Tracks. 

    The five possible Tracks are (1) Computer Science and Information Technology, (2) Philosophy, (3) History and Philosophy of Science, (4) Cognitive Sciences, and (5) Critical Thinking and Logic.       

    Course Number Course Title Mode Session Date and Time Syllabus
    61775 PHI3626 Adv Ethics in Science & Tech World Wide Web (W) B Available

    PR: COP 3502C or DIG 2000 or PHI 2647. Recent research in critical thinking applied to ethics in science and technology. 

    Covers recent advances in critical thinking and ethics especially as they apply to science and technology.  Special emphasis in examples and topics on computer science and information technology.  Typical topics in the emphasis include security, handling of sensitive data, privacy, intellectual property, and open science.

    Material divided into two main components:  Core (Realizeit) and Tracks. 

    Everyone covers the Core ethics material in the Realizeit software and everyone chooses one of the five possible Tracks. 

    The five possible Tracks are (1) Computer Science and Information Technology, (2) Philosophy, (3) History and Philosophy of Science, (4) Cognitive Sciences, and (5) Critical Thinking and Logic.       

    Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
    10655 PHI2010 Introduction to Philosophy Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 01:30 PM - 02:45 PM Available

    Inquiry into the meaning and justification of fundamental ideas and beliefs concerning reality, knowledge, and values; application to relevant topics in ethics, religion, and politics.

    10915 PHI3626 Adv Ethics in Science & Tech World Wide Web (W) Available

    PR: COP 3502C or DIG 2000 or PHI 2647. Recent research in critical thinking applied to ethics in science and technology. 

    Covers recent advances in critical thinking and ethics especially as they apply to science and technology.  Special emphasis in examples and topics on computer science and information technology.  Typical topics in the emphasis include security, handling of sensitive data, privacy, intellectual property, and open science.

    Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
    80384 PHI3083 Research Methods in Philosophy Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM Available

    PR: Philosophy or Humanities major or C.I. Sources, methods, and styles of research in Philosophy. Aimed at enhancing the research, reading, and writing skills of undergraduate philosophy students. Odd Fall.

    81826 PHI3083 Research Methods in Philosophy World Wide Web (W) Available

    PR: Philosophy or Humanities major or C.I. Sources, methods, and styles of research in Philosophy. Aimed at enhancing the research, reading, and writing skills of undergraduate philosophy students. Odd Fall.

    81046 PHI3626 Adv Ethics in Science & Tech World Wide Web (W) Available

    PR: COP 3502C or DIG 2000 or PHI 2647. Recent research in critical thinking applied to ethics in science and technology. 

                  Fall, Spring.

    Updated: Oct 15, 2019