The University of St. Thomas

Stoltz, Jonathan E.

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Ph.D., University of Virginia
Phone: (651) 962-5366
Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5366
Fax: (651) 962-5340

Mailing Address:
University of St. Thomas, JRC 241
2115 Summit Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105

Office Location: JRC 213

Current Courses
Course Title Credit Hours Days Time
115 - 03 Philosophy of Human Person 4 M  -   W  -  F 0935-1040
115 - 10 Philosophy of Human Person 4 M  -   W  -  F 1055-1200

Academic History
B.A., Philosophy and Mathematics, Bucknell University, 1998
M.A., Philosophy, University of Virginia, 2002
PhD., Philosophy, University of Virginia, 2005

Philosophy of Logic
Indian/Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy

Selected Publications
"Buddhist Epistemology: The Study of Pramana," Religion Compass 3 (2009), 537-548

"Concepts, Intention, and Identity in Tibetan Philosophy of Language," Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Studies 29 (2008), 383-400

"Gettier and Factivity in Indo-Tibetan Epistemology," The Philosophical Quarterly 57 (2007),

"Sakya Pandita and the Status of Concepts," Philosophy East & West 56 (2006), 567-582

Selected Presentations
"Tibetan Polyandry and the Intersection of Ethics and Economics" --10th East-West Philosophers' Conference, University of Hawai'i: May 2011

"Gendun Chopel on the Status of Madhyamaka: Truth, Knowledge, and Testimony" --12th Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, University of British Columbia: August 2010

"Testimonial Knowledge and Word Meaning in Indo-Tibetan Epistemology" --Columbia Society for Comparative Philosophy, Columbia University: March 2010

"Knowledge by Testimony in the Buddhist Intellectual Tradition" --St. Cloud State University: March 2010

"Intension and Identity in Pre-Geluk Tibetan Philosophy of Language"--APA Eastern Division Meeting, Group Program, International Society for Buddhist Philosophy: December, 2006

"The Fact of the Matter about Indicative Conditionals"--Washington & Lee University: February, 2005

"The Weakness of Gibbardian Stand-offs"--APA Eastern Division Meeting, Main Program, Philosophical Logic Colloquium: December, 2004

Professional Memberships
American Academy of Religion
American Philosophical Association
International Association of Buddhist Studies