Jordan Stein is a philosopher who studies philosophical questions concerning knowledge and meaning in the context of logics of necessity and possibility. He is published in Philosophical Studies and is currently working on a series of articles on the epistemology of modality. His research contributes to the theme of translationally equivalent logics that are not trivial notational variants. He teaches science writing at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, where he has also taught medical ethics and the philosophy of science. He is dedicated to teaching argumentative writing and critical thinking through philosophy.
Teaching and Research Interests
modal logic; philosophy of logic; philosophy of language; theory of knowledge; logic of science; philosophy of science; science and technology studies; medical ethics
B.A. Philosophy, University of Illinois, Chicago, 2002 M.A. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2009 Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2011