Jake Nebel '13
Certificate: Values and Public Life
Favorite Courses: FRS 125 In the Service of All Nations, PHI 203 Introduction to Metaphysics and Epistemology, PHI 380 Explaining Values, CHV 525 Reading Parfit, WWS 556D Protection against Weapons of Mass Destruction
I’m from Winter Park, Florida. While my concentration is in philosophy, I am interested in value-related questions that come up in any academic discipline. Outside the classroom, I am a proud brother of Alpha Epsilon Pi, a Tiger Inn member, a debate coach for a high school in Texas, a member of Giving What We Can, a fellow of the Human Values Forum, an anti-nuclear-weapons activist, a research assistant for a Rutgers professor, a drummer, an avid recreational weightlifter, and a two-time small-bracket champion of the Dodgeball Tournament. My favorite color is green; my favorite movie is Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back; my favorite book is The Lord of the Rings; my favorite band is Phish, although my three favorite songs are “Franklin’s Tower,” “Friend of the Devil,” and “Brown-Eyed Women,” all by the Grateful Dead; my favorite beer is Terrapin Pale Ale; my favorite muscle is the trapezius; my favorite food is tuna fish; my favorite poem is "Ozymandias"; and my favorite painting is The Garden of Earthly Delights.
Best time to reach me: Email me whenever you have a question about philosophy or anything else I might be able to help with. I will either meet with you in person or respond via email or phone.