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Jeffrey L. Wilson - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Jeffrey L. Wilson Jeffrey L. Wilson

Associate Professor of Philosophy | Loyola Marymount University


Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts


Phone: 310.338.1856; Email: Jeffrey.Wilson@lmu.edu; Office: University Hall 3633.

A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Jeffrey L. Wilson has taught philosophy at LMU since 1995. He has also taught courses at the Friedrich-Wilhelm-von-Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main (Germany), Emory University and Georgia State University as well as in LMU's Study Abroad program in Bonn, Germany. In addition to his published articles and reviews, he has made presentations in Canada, Austria, Brazil, Switzerland, and Germany. He has served as Associate Dean in both the College of Communication and Fine Arts and the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts. He lives with his husband in Inglewood, California.

Education (3)

Emory University: Ph.D., Philosophy 1995

Emory University: M.A., Philosophy 1992

St. John's College, Annapolis: B.A., Liberal Arts 1985

Areas of Expertise (2)


Ethics and Aesthetics

Accomplishments (1)

German Academic Exchange (DAAD) Dissertation Year Fellowship (professional)

Cologne, Germany, 1992-1993.

Affiliations (2)

  • North American Kant Society
  • American Philosophical Association

Languages (1)

  • German

Courses (6)



Modern Philosophy II

Modern Philosophy II

Philosophy and the Arts

Philosophy and the Arts

Kant's Philosophy of Religion

Kant's Philosophy of Religion

Kant's Critique of Pure Reason

MA Program

Kant's Ethics and Aesthetics

MA Program

Articles (5)

Teaching with Ignatius: Justice in Pedagogical Practice Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal

“Teaching with Ignatius: Justice in Pedagogical Practice.” Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal 2 (2013): 99-111.

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Teleology and Moral Action in Kant’s Philosophy of Culture Recht und Frieden in der Philosophie Kants: Akten

“Teleology and Moral Action in Kant’s Philosophy of Culture.” Recht und Frieden in der Philosophie Kants: Akten des X. internationalen Kant-Kongresses, São Paulo, Brazil, 2005. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2008, pp. 765-776.

Autobiography as Critique in Thoreau’s Walden Journal of Philosophical Research

“Autobiography as Critique in Thoreau’s Walden,” Journal of Philosophical Research 29 (2004): 29-46.

Incommensurable, Supersensible, Sublime American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly

“Incommensurable, Supersensible, Sublime.” American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 75 (2001): pp. 221-241. Reprinted in German Idealism: Critical Concepts in Philosophy, ed. by Klaus Brinkmann, London: Routledge, 2007.

Metaphysical Questions in Sartre’s Phenomenological Ontology Sartre Studies International

“Metaphysical Questions in Sartre’s Phenomenological Ontology.” Sartre Studies International 6 (2000): pp. 46-61.

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