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Philosophy

Jennifer Jhun

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Specialization

Philosophy of Science (especially Economics)
Social and Political Philosophy
Epistemology

Education

PhD Philosophy University of Pittsburgh

BA Philosophy, Economics Northwestern University

Courses 

PHIL 156: Logic and Styles of Arguments
PHIL 225: Philosophy of Science
PHIL & ETHC 277: Social Justice vs. Freedom?  

Awards and Honors 

University of Pittsburgh Provost Development Fund
Anna Margaret and Mary Sloan Fellowship
Elizabeth Baranger Teaching Award
University of Pittsburgh Arts and Sciences Fellowship 

Presentations 

“A Lesson From Economic History: Idealization and Ceteris Paribus Clauses” History of Economics Society, Montreal, Canada, 2015        

“Microeconomics and Modeling Across Scales”—Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit├Ąt, 2013

“Game Theory: Rationality and Ockham’s Razor” Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh, 2012