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Jordan Stein

Part-time Faculty
(212) 998-7372
1 Wash Pl, Room 404

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Office Hours
Wednesday 12:45-1:45

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

Jordan Stein


B.A. Philosophy, University of Illinois, Chicago, 2002
M.A. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2009
Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2011

Recent News

Jordan Stein had the article “Tharp’s theorems of metaphysics and the notion of necessary truth” published in Synthese.

In May 2016, Stein delivered a talk at the Association for Symbolic Logic's 2016 Annual North American Meeting held May 23–26, 2016 in Storrs, Connecticut.


2017 Spring

First-Year Research Seminar: Building Better Humans

2016 Spring

First-Year Research Seminar: Building Better Humans

2016 Fall

First-Year Writing Seminar: Obsession