Jimmy Alfonso Licon
Graduate Student
AOS: Epistemology, Philosophy of Science, and (Meta) Ethics
Office: SKN 1103C

Jimmy Alfonso Licon works in epistemology and metaethics. He has minor interests in applied ethics and philosophy of religion. Before coming to the University of Maryland, he took his MA in philosophy from San Francisco State University and his BA in philosophy from the University of California at Davis.

He enjoys comedy, baseball, bowling, classic movies, and telling jokes. He's an avid MMA fan. He also abides.


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‘The point of philosophy is to start with something so simple as not to seem worth stating, and to end with something so paradoxical that no one will believe it.’

--Bertrand Russell, The Philosophy of Logical Atomism


‘There is only one thing that a philosopher can be relied upon to do, and that is contradict other philosophers’

 --William James, Remarks at a Peace Banquet

Spring 2017
PHIL236 Philosophy of Religion