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Dr. Vera Jakoby

Associate Professor, Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Undergraduate studies at the Johannes Gutenberg Universität  Mainz, Germany
  • Graduate Studies at the Freie Universität  Berlin, Germany
  • Ph.D. in Philosophy, Protestant Theology and German Studies, Freie Universität  Berlin, Germany

Teaching & Research interests include: 19th and 20th Century Continental philosophy; Cultural Studies and Post-Colonial Studies.

Publications on Martin Heidegger, Friedrich Nietzsche and Johann Gottfried Herder. Reesearch project on interpretations of paradise in European and North American cultures.

Dr. Vera Jakoby and students

Courses taught:

  • Critical Thinking
  • Intro to Philosophy
  • Philosophy from Ancient Times to the Renaissance
  • Philosophy from the Renaissance to Contemporary Times
  • Philosophy around the World
  • Environmental Philosophy
  • Visions of Paradise
  • Philosophy and Film
  • Close Encounters - Merging Worlds, FYS
  • Friendship, Love and Marriage
  • Magic, Mystic and Philosophy
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
  • American Indian Philosophy
  • Alcohol: Spirits, Muses, Demons, SIS
  • Death & Dying. SIS