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Jordan Watts

Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy (Full Time)

Jordan Watts
Jordan Watts

Jordan Watts completed his dissertation in philosophy at The Catholic University of America, writing on “Natural Final Causality at the University of Paris from 1250 – 1360.” The dissertation traces the significant developments in the doctrine of natural final causality held by thinkers influential at the University of Paris during the end of the high middle ages and the beginning of the late middle ages. His dissertation was supervised by Timothy B. Noone. Jordan is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Loyola University New Orleans. He is currently continuing his research in medieval teleology, completing an article on natural final causality in the thought of William of Ockham. B.A. University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN Ph.B. Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (“Angelicum”), Rome, Italy Ph.L. The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC Ph.D. The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

Classes Taught

Making Moral Decisions Nature and Teleology Philosophy and Religion in the Middle Ages Philosophy of God Philosophy of the Human Person Philosophy: The Big Questions

Areas of Expertise

Medieval Philosophy Philosophy of Nature Teleology