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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, 2013

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