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
21162 PHI2011 Philosophical Reasoning World Wide Web (W) 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