Classes & Syllabi

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

2020 (Spring)

Phl 820/850
Seminar in Continental Philosophy [G]
Contemporary European Political Philosophy

Iah 231b
Human Values, the Arts, and the Humanities [HUM/LC]
Ideas and Visions of a Post-Growth Society

2019 (Fall)

Phl 421
Topics in Continental Philosophy [G/UG]
The Question of the Political: Arendt and Marx

Phl 350
Introduction to Social-Political Philosophy [UG]
From Hobbes to Lenin: State and Society in Modern Social-Political Thought

2019 (Spring)

MarxHeader

Phl 357
Marx [UG]

Basic Marxian Concepts

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Phl 421
Topics in Continental Philosophy [G/UG]

German Philosophical Anthropology

2018

On leave

2017

sartrecuba1

Phl 421
Topics in Continental Philosophy [G/UG]

Jean-Paul Sartre

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

On Being Human

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Phl 421
Topics in Continental Philosophy [G/UG]

Heidegger, Being and Time

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Phl 247
Aesthetics [UG]

Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Benjamin, Marcuse

camus-1 Phl 220:
Existentialism [UG]

Freedom, Action, Revolution, Racism

2016

row

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

Visions of a Post-Capitalist Society

HegelMarx

Phl 850/820
Seminar in Social-Political Philosophy [GS]

Hegel’s Philosophy of Right (and Marx) [cancelled]

sartre che Phl 220
Existentialism [UG]Faith, Freedom, Action
marx_engels_nrz Phl 357
Marx [UG]Reading Capital
MarxFoucault Phl 820
Seminar in Continental Philosophy [GS]Foucault (and Marx)

2015

enjoycapitalism Iah231b
Human Values, the Arts, and the Humanities [HUM/LC]Capitalism and Globalization
obey Phl 850
Seminar in Social-Political Philosophy [GS]Rationality and its Other II / Critical Theory II
Karl Marx Phl 357
Marx [UG]The German Ideology and Grundrisse
teachingphilosophy Phl 810
Teaching Philosophy [GS]Teaching Workshops

2014

benjamin Phl 810
Seminar in Continental Philosophy [GS]Rationality and its Other I / Critical Theory I
growth Iah 231b
Human Values, the Arts, and the Humanities [HUM/LC]Capitalism and Globalization
MarcuseBerlin1967 Phl 421
Topics in European and Continental Philosophy (G/UG)Herbert Marcuse
stalker Iah 231a
Human Values, the Arts, and the Humanities [HUM/LC]What does it mean to be human?
leviathan Phl 350
Introduction to Social-Political Philosophy [UG]Modern Social-Political Philosophy
arendt3 Phl 421
Topics in Continental Philosophy [G/UG]Hannah Arendt
marxlyon1968 Phl 357
Marx [UG]The German Ideology and Capital

2013

miessozialistenfriedhofberlin Phl820/850
Seminar in Continental Philosophy [GS]Recent European Political Philosophy
enjoycapitalism Iah 231b
Human Values, the Arts, and the Humanities [HUM/LC]Capitalism and Globalization

Summer 2013, BTU Cottbus

karl-marx

Lecture course [LC]

Kapital, Materialismus und Kritik: Die Philosophie von Karl Marx

capital

Graduate seminar [GS]

Marx, Das Kapital I

RichterIG

Graduate seminar [GS]

Malerei als eine Form von Denken. Philosophie und Kunst im Werk Gerhard Richters

anarchism

Undergraduate seminar [UG]

Anarchism and Radical Democracy

2013

vivelacommune Phl 491
Special Topics in Philosophy [G/UG]Community, the Commons, and Political Resistance
beuys_der_unbesiegbare Phl 200:
Introduction to Philosophy [UG]Introduction to Philosophy
Paris1968a Phl 421
Topics in Continental Philosophy [G/UG]State, Democracy, Power: Radical European Political Thought
bacon_crucifixion Phl 347
Aesthetics [UG]Nietzsche – Heidegger – Deleuze
KreditkarteChemnitz2012 Phl 810/820/850
Seminar in Social-Political Philosophy [GS]Marx, Capital
marx_wallstreet Iah 231b
Human Values, the Arts, and the Humanities [HUM/LC]Critical Analysis of Capitalism
levinas Phl 820
Seminar in Continental Philosophy [GS]Intentionality and Beyond: From Husserl to Levinas
intro_russell Phl 200
Introduction to Philosophy [UG]Introduction to Philosophy

2011

on leave

Summer 2011, BTU Cottbus

Burtynsky_Shipbreaking

Undergraduate seminar [UG]

The Meaning of Photography: Recent US-American Discussions

heidegger

Graduate seminar [GS]

Heidegger: Sein und Zeit

cyborg

Graduate seminar [GS]

Recent Anglo-American Philosophy of Technology

heidegger4

Lecture course [LC]

Heidegger

2010

heideggeraugstein

Phl 820
Seminar in Continental Philosophy [GS]

Heidegger and Adorno

Weekend retreat and workshop:
Download full program

Protocols of seminar sessions: Sep 2 – Sep 9 – Sep 16 – Sep 23 – Sep 30 – Oct sessions

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Phl347
Aesthetics [UG]

Adorno’s Aesthetics

sugimoto_japanese_sea

AL 892
Seminar in Cultural Theory [GS]

The Sublime and the Non-Representable

enjoycapitalism

Iah 231a
Integrative Studies [HUM/LC]

The Culture of Capitalism

gadamer

Phl 421
Topics in Continental Philosophy [G/UG]

Gadamer and Hermeneutics

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Phl200
Introduction to Philosophy [UG/H]

Introduction to Philosophy

2009

duerer_wunde

Phil 347
Aesthetics [UG]

Kant – Nietzsche – Heidegger

stalker

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

Human Nature

five_senses

AL 892
Basic Concepts of Cultural Theory [GS]

Philosophy of Culture

stalker

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

Human Nature

kiefer_celan

Phl 491
Special Topics in Philosophy [G/UG]

Philosophy of Poetry

capitalism

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

The Culture of Capitalism

2008

richter_tote

Pro 200
Honors Research Seminar [UG/H]

Photographic Representation

heidegger6

Phl 820
Seminar in Continental Philosophy [GS]

Heidegger, Being and Time

vermeer

Phl 347
Aesthetics [UG]

Aesthetics: Kant vs. Hegel

capitalism

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

The Culture of Capitalism

heidegger3

Phl 420
Topics in European Philosophy [G/UG]

Hermeneutics of Life: The Early Heidegger

paresi

Iah 231a
Integrative Studies [HUM/LC]

Human Nature

2007

on leave

2006

hegel

Phl 820
Seminar in Continental Philosophy [GS]

Intersubjectivity from Hegel to the Present

capitalism

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

The Culture of Capitalism

panopticon

Pro 200
Honors Research Seminar [UG/H]

Power, Discipline, and Institutions

paresi

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

Human Nature

hegel

Phl 416
Hegel [G/UG]

Hegel

images

Phl 421
Topics in Continental Philosophy [G/UG]

Foucault

2005

schlemmer

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

Human Nature and Art

heidegger1

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

Heidegger and Phenomenology

2005: University of Kansas

Introduction to Philosophy

Augustine’s Confessions and Contemporary Philosophy [pdf] [GS]

19th Century European Philosophy [pdf]

Introduction to Philosophy [pdf]

2004

20th Century Continental Philosophy [pdf]

Introduction to Philosophy

Husserl and Heidegger [pdf] [GS]

Introduction to Philosophy [pdf]

2003

19th Century European Philosophy

Introduction to Philosophy

2002-2003: Seattle University

Philosophy of the Human Person

Ethics

Introduction to Philosophy