Philosophy faculty

Randy Jensen, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
M.A., B.A., California State University, Long Beach

VPH 211


Dr. Jensen specializes in ethics and ancient Greek philosophy, especially Plato. He teaches a wide range of courses, including various courses on the history of philosophy: ancient Greek, medieval and modern. In addition, he has developed a course that explores the relationship between philosophy and science fiction, and he sometimes offers a course on C. S. Lewis and the Inklings.

Dr. Jensen has contributed chapters to Batman and Philosophy, 24 and Philosophy, Battlestar Galactica and Philosophy, The Office and Philosophy, and Johnny Cash and Philosophy, all of which are new or forthcoming books in Blackwell Publishing's Philosophy and Pop Culture series.


    Professional experience

    • Visiting Assistant Professor, Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, California
    • Visiting Lecturer, University of California, Los Angeles
    • Instructor, California State University, Long Beach


    • American Philosophical Association
    • Society of Christian Philosophers