My primary aim as a teacher is to equip students with a philosophical toolbox that guides them towards tackling important, real-world issues. To achieve this aim, I apply the Socratic method in my teaching, which my research project on Plato’s theories of vice casts light on. My students learn to articulate philosophical questions, understand complex arguments, and defend coherent positions.
I am prepared to teach Ancient Greek philosophy and ethics at both undergraduate and graduate levels. I am also ready to teach undergraduate courses in social and political philosophy, Asian philosophy (especially Chinese philosophy and Buddhism), epistemology, and feminist philosophy.
See below for some sample syllabi:
Plato's Moral and Political Philosophy
Social Philosophy: Society, Citizenship and Race
Introduction to Political Philosophy