Classes & Syllabi

[GS] = Graduate Seminar – [G/UG] = Graduate/Undergraduate – [UG] = Undergraduate – [H] = Honors – [HUM] = Integrative Studies in the Humanities – [LC] = Lecture Course

2017

Phl 421: Topics in Continental Philosophy [G/UG]
Jean-Paul Sartre

Iah 231a: Human Values, the Arts, and the Humanities [HUM/LC]
On Being Human

Phl 421: Topics in Continental Philosophy [G/UG]
Heidegger, Being and Time

Phl 247: Aesthetics [UG]
Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Benjamin, Marcuse

Phl 220: Existentialism [UG]
Freedom, Action, Revolution, Racism

2016

Iah231b: Human Values, the Arts, and the Humanities [HUM/LC]
Visions of a Post-Capitalist Society

Phl 850/820: Seminar in Social-Political Philosophy [GS]
Hegel’s Philosophy of Right (and Marx) [cancelled]

Phl 220: Existentialism [UG]
Faith, Freedom, Action

Phl 357: Marx [UG]
Reading Capital

Phl 820: Seminar in Continental Philosophy [GS]
Foucault (and Marx)

2015

Iah231b: Human Values, the Arts, and the Humanities [HUM/LC]
Capitalism and Globalization

Phl 850: Seminar in Social-Political Philosophy [GS]
Rationality and its Other II / Critical Theory II (co-taught with Prof. Hedrick)

Phl 357: Marx [UG]
The German Ideology and Grundrisse

Phl 810: Teaching Philosophy [GS]
Teaching Workshops

2014

Phl 810: Seminar in Continental Philosophy [GS]
Rationality and its Other I / Critical Theory I (co-taught with Prof. Hedrick)

Iah 231b: Human Values, the Arts, and the Humanities [HUM/LC]
Capitalism and Globalization

Phl 421: Topics in European and Continental Philosophy (G/UG)
Herbert Marcuse

Iah 231a: Human Values, the Arts, and the Humanities [HUM/LC]
What does it mean to be human?

Phl 350: Introduction to Social-Political Philosophy [UG]
Modern Social-Political Philosophy

Phl 421: Topics in Continental Philosophy [G/UG]
Hannah Arendt

Phl 357: Marx [UG]
The German Ideology and Capital

2013

Phl820/850: Seminar in Continental Philosophy [GS]
Recent European Political Philosophy

Iah 231b: Human Values, the Arts, and the Humanities [HUM/LC]
Capitalism and Globalization

Summer 2013, BTU Cottbus

Lecture course [LC]
Kapital, Materialismus und Kritik: Die Philosophie von Karl Marx

Graduate seminar [GS]
Marx, Das Kapital I

Graduate seminar [GS]
Malerei als eine Form von Denken. Philosophie und Kunst im Werk Gerhard Richters

Undergraduate seminar [UG]
Anarchism and Radical Democracy

2013

Phl 491: Special Topics in Philosophy [G/UG]
Community, the Commons, and Political Resistance

Phl 200: Introduction to Philosophy [UG]
Introduction to Philosophy

2012

Phl 421: Topics in Continental Philosophy [G/UG]
State, Democracy, Power: Radical European Political Thought

Phl 347: Aesthetics [UG]
Nietzsche – Heidegger – Deleuze

Phl 810/820/850: Seminar in Social-Political Philosophy [Flyer, pdf] [GS]
Marx, Capital 

Iah 231b: Human Values, the Arts, and the Humanities [HUM/LC]
Critical Analysis of Capitalism

Phl 820: Seminar in Continental Philosophy [GS]
Intentionality and Beyond: From Husserl to Levinas

Protocol of seminar sessions: Jan 12 (Lotz) –  Jan 19 (Lotz) – Jan 26 (Lotz) – Feb 10 – Feb 23 – Mar 15 – Mar 29 – Apr 12

Phl 200: Introduction to Philosophy [UG]
Introduction to Philosophy

2011

on leave

Summer 2011, BTU Cottbus

Undergraduate seminar [UG]
The Meaning of Photography: Recent US-American Discussions

Graduate seminar [GS]
Heidegger, Sein und Zeit

Graduate seminar [GS]
Recent Anglo-American Philosophy of Technology

Lecture course [LC]
Heidegger

2010

Phl 820: Seminar in Continental Philosophy [GS]
Heidegger and Adorno

Weekend retreat and workshop: Download full program
Protocols of seminar sessions: Sep 2 (Lotz) – Sep 9 (Lotz) – Sep 16 (Lotz) – Sep 23 (Lotz) – Sep 30 (Lotz) – Oct sessions (Lotz)

Phl347: Aesthetics [UG]
Adorno’s Aesthetics

AL 892: Seminar in Cultural Theory [GS]
The Sublime and the Non-Representable

Iah 231a: Integrative Studies [HUM/LC]
The Culture of Capitalism

Phl 421: Topics in Continental Philosophy [G/UG]
Gadamer and Hermeneutics

Phl200: Introduction to Philosophy [UG/H]
Introduction to Philosophy

2009

Phil 347: Aesthetics [UG]
Kant – Nietzsche – Heidegger

Iah 231a: Human Values, the Arts, and the Humanities [HUM/LC]
Human Nature

AL 892: Basic Concepts of Cultural Theory [GS]
Philosophy of Culture

Iah 231a: Human Values, the Arts, and the Humanities [HUM/LC]
Human Nature

Phl 491: Special Topics in Philosophy [G/UG]
Philosophy of Poetry

Iah 231a: Human Values, the Arts, and the Humanities [HUM/LC]
The Culture of Capitalism

2008

Pro 200: Honors Research Seminar [UG/H]
Photographic Representation

Phl 820: Seminar in Continental Philosophy [GS]
Heidegger, Being and Time

Phl 347: Aesthetics [UG]
Aesthetics: Kant vs. Hegel

Iah 231a: Human Values, the Arts, and the Humanities [HUM/LC]
The Culture of Capitalism

Phl 420: Topics in European Philosophy [G/UG]
Hermeneutics of Life: The Early Heidegger

Iah 231a: Integrative Studies [HUM/LC]
Human Nature

2007

on leave

2006

Phl 820: Seminar in Continental Philosophy [GS]
Intersubjectivity from Hegel to the Present

Iah 231a: Human Values, the Arts, and the Humanities [HUM/LC]
The Culture of Capitalism

Pro 200: Honors Research Seminar [UG/H]
Power, Discipline, and Institutions

Iah 231a: Human Values, the Arts, and the Humanities [HUM/LC]
Human Nature

Phl 416: [G/UG]
Hegel

Phl 421: Topics in Continental Philosophy [G/UG]
Foucault

2005

Iah 231a: Human Values, the Arts, and the Humanities [HUM/LC]
Human Nature and Art

Phl 421: Topics in Continental Philosophy [G/UG]
Heidegger and Phenomenology

2003-2005: University of Kansas

Introduction to Philosophy

Augustine’s Confessions and Contemporary Phil. [pdf] [GS]

19th Century European Philosophy [pdf]

Introduction to Philosophy [pdf]

20th Century Continental Philosophy [pdf]

Introduction to Philosophy

Husserl and Heidegger [pdf] [GS]

Introduction to Philosophy [pdf]

19th Century European Philosophy Introduction to Philosophy

2002-2003: Seattle University

Philosophy of the Human Person

Ethics

Introduction to Philosophy