Jerry Kapus

Jerry Kapus

Ph.D.
English and Philosophy

Office: 109 Callahan Hall
Phone: 715/232-2596
Email: kapusj@uwstout.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. Philosophy
    • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • M.A. Philosophy
    • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • B.A. Philosophy
    • Northwestern University

Research Interests

  • Philosophy of Language
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Logic
  • Metaphysics

Courses Taught

LOG 250: Critical Thinking
LOG 301: Introduction to Logical Thinking
PHIL 205: Philosophy of Religion
PHIL 220: Multicultural Philosophy
PHIL 225: Belief, Knowledge and Truth

Awards and Grants

  • Library Research Associate
    • University of Wisconsin System
    • 2012-2013
  • Curricular Incubation Grant
    • Cognitive Science Program
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout
    • 2010
  • Faculty Workshop Grant
    • Philosophy in Secondary Education
    • National Endowment for the Humanities
    • 2007-2009
  • Maybelle Rainey Price Named Professorship
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout
    • 2007-2008
  • Curricular Incubation Grant
    • Entitlement to Plan B.S. Degree in Cognitive Science
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout
    • 2007
  • Professional Development Grant
    • Realism, Truth and Objectivity
    • Presentation at Metaphysics 2006 Third World Conference
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout
    • 2006
  • Faculty Research Initiative Grant
    • Philosophy in Secondary Education
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout
    • 2005
  • Just-in-Time Grant
    • Habits of Mind, Symbolic Patterns and Critical Thinking
    • Presentation to the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout
    • 2004
  • OPID Conference Grant
    • Teaching and Learning Center Discussion Group
    • University of Wisconsin System
    • 2004
  • Wisconsin Teaching Scholar
    • University of Wisconsin System
    • 2003-2004
  • Professional Development Grant
    • Truth and Explanation
    • Presentations at Metaphysics 2003 and 21st World Congress of Philosophy
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout
    • 2003
  • Professional Development Grant
    • Multimedia Enhanced Teaching and Teaching Ethics Through a Center for Ethics
    • Presentation at 14th Biennial International Workshop Conference on Teaching
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout
    • 2002
  • Professional Development Grant
    • Thinking Critically about an Asynchronous Course in Critical Thinking
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout
    • 1999-2000
  • Wisconsin Teaching Fellowship
    • University of Wisconsin System
    • 1998-1999
  • Virtual Classroom Initiative Grant
    • Designing an Online Course in Critical Thinking
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout
    • 1998-1999
  • Professional Development Grant
    • Naturalizing Representation
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout
    • 1996-1997
  • Summer Seminar for College Teachers
    • The Concept of Evidence
    • National Endowment for the Humanities
    • 1994