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Elizabeth Jelinek

Associate Professor
Visiting Scholar in Residence, City University of New York The Graduate Center

McMurran Hall 252
(757) 594-7681
elizabeth.jelinek@cnu.edu
sites.google.com/a/cnu.edu/jelinek/

Education

  • Ph D in Philosophy, Duke University
  • BA in Philosophy, Wellesley College

Teaching

Dr. Jelinek's passion for her research fuels her enthusiasm for teaching both philosophy classes and Honors seminars. She has won several awards for her teaching, including the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Research

Dr. Jelinek received her BA from Wellesley College and her PhD from Duke University. Her research explores the intersection of science, epistemology, and metaphysics in Plato's natural philosophy, and her work has appeared in journals such as Apeiron and History of Philosophy Quarterly.

  • Provost's Award for Excellence in Teaching, CNU Provost. (2016)
  • Class of 2013 Faculty Development Fund Award, Class of 2013. (2014)
  • Provost Faculty Award for Teaching Writing, Provost and Writing Program Council. (2013)
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    (2018 ). Critical Thinking Can Save Your Life. Hackett Publishing Company. Pages, 202-212.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2016 ). What is Plato’s Epistemic Worry About Phantasia?. Southwest Philosophy Review. Volume, 32. Issue, 2. Pages, 61-67.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2016 ). Is the Form of the Good a Final Cause for Plato?. History of Philosophy Quarterly. Volume, 33. Issue, 2. Pages, 99-116.
  • Other
    (2015 ). A Commentary on Phantasia as Perception-Based Belief and the Epistemic Worry of Plato. Vanderbilt University.
  • Other
    (2015 ). A Challenge for Vlastos’s Interpretation of Forms in the Phaedo. Harvard University.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2015 ). A Commentary On "Socrates and his Daimonion: A Paragon of Rationality?". Southwest Philosophy Review. Volume, 31. Issue, 2.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2015 ). An Examination of Plato's Chora. Environment, Space, Place. Volume, 7. Issue, 1.
  • Other
    Plato's Phaedrus. City College of New York.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Is the Form of the Good a Final Cause for Plato?. History of Philosophy Quarterly.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2014 ). Evaluating the Goodness of Actions On Plato's Ethical Theory. Philosophical Inquiry: An International Quarterly. Volume, 39. Issue, 4.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2013 ). Using Group Work in the Philosophy Classroom. Teaching Philosophy. Volume, 36. Issue, 2. Pages, 22.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2011 ). Pre-Cosmic Necessity in Plato's Timaeus. Apeiron. Volume, 44. Issue, March 2011. Pages, 287-306.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2010 ). The Philosopher-Ruler: from Theory to Action. Southwest Philosophical Review. Volume, 26. Issue, 1. Pages, 225-232.

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