Myron Moses Jackson
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Department of Philosophy
PhD Student, Philosophy, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2010-present
M.A. Political Science, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2010
B.A. Political Science, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2004
Introduction to American Government
Introduction to Western Philosophy
Introduction to Ethics
Instructor, Departments of Humanities and Social Sciences, John A. Logan College, January 2008-present.
Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Spring 2009-present.
Instructor, Deptartment of Social Sciences, Southeastern Illinois College, August-December 2007.
Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Political Science, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, August 2005-May 2007.
Graduate Assistant, Office of the Chancellor, Southern Illinois Uniersity Carbondale, December 2004-July 2005.
Graduate Assistant, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, January-May 2005.
An Interpretation of the Shift from Classical to Modern Natural Law According to Eric Voegelin’s History of Political Ideas. Master’s Thesis, Carbondale: OpenSIUC Press, 2010 http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/theses/268/
“Arhat” in Arthur C. Danto’s Woodblock Prints: Capturing Art and Philosophy. Museum Exhibition and Catalogue Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2010
“Doctrine of Popular Sovereignty” and “Majority Rule” in Encyclopedia of U.S. Campaigns, Elections, and Electoral Behavior. Kenneth F. Warren and J. Geoffrey Golson, E. 2008. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishing.
Works in Progress
Ironic American Exceptionalism and the Myth of the Open Self. Dissertation
“Kant’s Contribution to Schelling’s Positive Philosophy”
“The Context of History in Schelling’s and Hegel’s Aesthetics”
“The Importance of Imagination for the Political Philosophy of Giambattista Vico”
“A Night in Heidelberg: Letters from Voegelin on Heidegger”
“Bruno’s and Bergson’s attempted Rehabilitation of Plotinus’ Metaphysics of Nature”
“Grounding Friendship and Virtue in the Community: Young Heidegger’s Misappropriation of Aristotle’s Phronēsis”
“The Dangers of Democracy as a Second Reality”
“Creative Imagination in Eric Voegelin’s Personalism”
“The Reality of Evil in Schelling and Whitehead”
National Scholars Honor Society, 2007-Present
Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society, 2006-Present
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, 2002-Present
All-American Scholars USAA Award, 2001
John A. Logan College Who’s Who in American Junior Colleges Award, 2000
Participant in Get Out the Vote Roundtable Discussion, 2000 Election
Service and Activities
John A. Logan College, Diversity Committee Member, 2011–
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Constitutional Day Events Organizer. 2005–2006
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Model Illinois Government. Springfield, IL. 2003–2005
Southern Illinois Universiity Carbondale, Model United Nations Team. St. Louis, MO. 2002– 2004
John A. Logan College, Model United Nations Team. Chicago, IL. 2001
John A. Logan College, Student Government Secretary, 2001
Youth Government Day Member, 2000–2001
John A. Logan College, Political Science Club President, 1999–2001
Research and Teaching Interests
Political Philosophy, Metaphysics, Ethics, Aesthetics, History of Western Philosophy, Symbolic Logic, Philosophy of Law, Legal History
Mr. Jackson may be contacted by email from the Contact Us link at the bottom of any VoegelinView page.