Classes & Syllabi

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

2020

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

Iah 231b: Human Values, the Arts, and the Humanities [HUM/LC]
Global Capitalism and Visions of a Post-Capitalist World

2019

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

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

Phl 357: Marx [UG]
Basic Marxian Concepts

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

2018

On leave

2017

sartrecuba1 Phl 421: Topics in Continental Philosophy [G/UG]
Jean-Paul Sartre
the-lobster02-full-960x0-c-default Iah 231a: Human Values, the Arts, and the Humanities [HUM/LC]
On Being Human
heidg_0_920x602 Phl 421: Topics in Continental Philosophy [G/UG]
Heidegger, Being and Time
francis-bacon-three-studies-for-a-portrait-of-lucian-freud-2 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 (co-taught with Prof. Hedrick)
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 (co-taught with Prof. Hedrick)
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:
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Protocols of seminar sessions: Sep 2 – Sep 9 – Sep 16 – Sep 23 – Sep 30 – Oct sessions

adorno1 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

hegel kant carton

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: [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