Current Teaching

  • 2018-2019 Fall

    History of Analytic Philosophy

    Topics discussed: Analytic vs. Continental Philosophy, The Rise of Analytic Philosophy (Frege, Moore, and Russell), Logical Atomism (Russell and Wittgenstein), Logical Positivism (Carnap; the Vienna Circle), Ordinary Langague Philosophy (Wittgenstein, Austin, Ryle, and Strawson), The Naturalistic Turn (Quine), The Development of the Analytic Tradition (Friedman; Katzav and Vaesen), Canon-Formation in Analytic Philosophy (Rand), Quantitative vs. Qualititative Methods in Studying the History of Analytic Philosophy

  • 2018-2019 Fall

    Philosophy of Science for Social Scientists

    Topics discussed: The Replication Crisis; Scepticism; Rationalism and Empiricism; Induction and Deduction; The Problem of Induction; Logical Positivism; Karl Popper; Thomas Kuhn; Paul Feyerabend; Robert Merton; Naturalistic Approaches to Philosophy of Science; Scientific Realism and Anti-Realism; Behaviorism; Interpretivism; Quantitative vs. Qualitative Approaches to Social Science; Holism vs. Methodological Individualism; Functionalism; Evolutionary Approaches to Social Science.

  • 2018-19 Fall

    Philosophy of Science MAW

    Topics discussed: The Replication Crisis; Scepticism; Rationalism and Empiricism; Induction and Deduction; The Problem of Induction; Logical Positivism; Karl Popper; Thomas Kuhn; Paul Feyerabend; Robert Merton; Naturalistic Approaches to Philosophy of Science; Scientific Realism and Anti-Realism; Behaviorism; Interpretivism; Quantitative vs. Qualitative Approaches to Social Science; Holism vs. Methodological Individualism; Functionalism; Evolutionary Approaches to Social Science

Teaching History

  • 2017-18 Fall

    History of Analytic Philosophy

    Topics discussed: What is Analytic Philosophy?, The Rise of Analytic Philosophy (Frege, Moore, and Russell), Logical Atomism (Russell and Wittgenstein), Logical Positivism (Carnap and Neurath), Types of Analysis (Stebbing), Ordinary Langague Philosophy (Wittgenstein, Austin, and Strawson), The Naturalistic Turn (Quine), Recent Developments (Kripke, Davidson, and Lewis), Analytic vs. Continental Philosophy

  • 2017-18 Fall

    Philosophy of Science for Social Scientists

    Topics discussed: The Replication Crisis in Social Psychology; Rationalism and Empiricism; Induction and Deduction; The Problem of Induction; Logical Positivism; Karl Popper; Thomas Kuhn; Paul Feyerabend; Robert Merton; Naturalistic Approaches to the Philosophy of Science; Scientific Realism and Anti-Realism; Naturalism vs. Interpretivism; Hermeunitic Approaches to Social Science; Holism vs. Methodological Individualism.

  • 2016-17 Fall

    Philosophy, Science, and Free Markets

    Topics discussed: Economics as a Science; Induction and Deduction; The Problem of Induction; Rationalism and Empiricism; Logical Positivism; Karl Popper; Thomas Kuhn; Imre Lakatos; Robert Merton; The Strong Program; The Value-Free Ideal of Science; Naturalistic Approaches to the Philosophy of Science; Scientific Realism and Anti-Realism; Modelling in Economics; Naturalism vs. Interpretivism; Hermeunitic Approaches to Social Science; Holism vs. Methodological Individualism; Karl Marx.

  • 2016-17 Fall

    Philosophy of Science for Social Scientists

    Topics discussed: The Replication Crisis in Social Psychology; Rationalism and Empiricism; Induction and Deduction; The Problem of Induction; Kant; Logical Positivism; Karl Popper; Thomas Kuhn; Imre Lakatos; Paul Feyerabend; Robert Merton; The Strong Program; Naturalistic Approaches to the Philosophy of Science; Scientific Realism and Anti-Realism; Naturalism vs. Interpretivism; Hermeunitic Approaches to Social Science; Holism vs. Methodological Individualism; Evolutionary Approaches to Social Science; Prospect Theory.

  • 2015-16 Spring

    Philosophy of Social Science

    Topics discussed: Logical Positivism; The Problem of Induction; Karl Popper; Thomas Kuhn; Imre Lakatos; Larry Laudan; Robert Merton; The Strong Program; Naturalistic Approaches to the Philosophy of Science; Scientific Realism and Anti-Realism; Naturalism vs. Interpretivism; Hermeunitic Approaches to Social Science; Michel Foucault; Critical Theory; Holism vs. Methodological Individualism; Evolutionary Approaches to Social Science.

  • 2015-16 Spring

    Current Issues in Epistemology

    Topics discussed: The Structure of Justification; The Regress Problem; Foundationalism, Coherentism, and Infinitism; Sources of Justication; Epistemic Circularity; Apriori and Aposteriori Justification; Internalism and Externalism; Justification in Bayesian Epistemology; Justification in Social Epistemology.

  • 2015-16 Spring

    Philosophical Practicum: Philosophy of the Humanities

    Topics discussed: Philosophy vs. science; Philosophical Research Questions; Philosophical Texts; Philosophical Concepts; Building an Argument; Structure; Short vs. Long Essays; Introductions and Conclusions.

  • 2015-16 Spring

    Philosophical Practicum: Philosophy of the Life Sciences

    Topics discussed: Philosophy vs. science; Philosophical Research Questions; Philosophical Texts; Philosophical Concepts; Building an Argument; Structure; Short vs. Long Essays; Introductions and Conclusions.

  • 2014-15 Fall

    Naturalism

    Topics discussed: An Introduction to Metaphilosophy; Scientific Philosophy and its History; Quine's Naturalism; Kitcher's Naturalism; Maddy's Second Philosophy; Naturalism in Epistemology; Naturalism in Metaphysics; Critics of Naturalism.

  • 2013-14 Spring

    Quine

    Topics discussed: Quine's Life and Development; Naturalized Epistemology; Quine's Genetic Project; Interdeterminacy of Reference and Translation; Ontological Commitment; Naturalized Metaphysics; Philosophy of Logic and Mathematics; Quine's Critics

  • 2012-13 Spring

    Academic Writing

    Role: Teaching Assistant

  • 2008-09 Spring

    Philosophy of Psychology

    Role: Teaching Assistant

  • 2008-09 Fall

    Logics 2

    Role: Teaching Assistant

  • 2006-07 Fall

    Research and Intervention Methodology

    Role: Teaching Assistant