Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena, Germany
Einführung in die Philosophie des Mittelalters, Lectures on the main themes in medieval philosophy.
Der Begriff des Glücks im griechischen Altertum und Mittelater, Seminar on the philosophical ideal of happiness in ancient and medieval philosophy.
Introduction to Philosophy: The main themes in Western thought from the ancient Greeks to modern philosophers.
Ethics: Current moral problems with reference to the historical roots of moral theory.
Early Greek Philosophy: The view of reality from the religious tradition to the predecessors of Socrates.
Plato: Seminar on selected dialogues.
Aristotle: Selected topics in metaphysics, epistemology and ethics.
Medieval Philosophy: The importance of the concept of being and the problem of knowledge in the writings of medieval philosophers.
Heidegger, Nietzsche and the Greeks: Senior seminar on the influence of ancient thinkers on Heidegger and Nietzsche.
Heidegger: Senior seminar on the Introduction to Metaphysics and the Discourse on Thinking.
Mythology and Morality: A course examining the origins of ethical ideals and the influence of mythic figures who serve as moral paradigms.
Contemporary Perspectives on Classical Philosophical Problems: Seminar examining the way in which philosophical ideas may be introduced through a study of literature, music and films.
Practical Wisdom and the Moral Tradition: Advanced seminar concerning the genesis of ethical action and the way in which the moral tradition shapes, and is altered by, individual acts.
Phenomenology and Existentialism: The major themes of Sartre, Nietzsche and Kierkegaard with special reference to the problems of ethics.
University of Toronto
Medieval and Classical Latin.