College Course Discription

TEACHING ASSISTANT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA’S DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY (2006-2008)

Courses Taught:

Introduction to Philosophy. Spring, 2008.
Introduction to Philosophy. Fall, 2007.
Introduction to Philosophy. Spring, 2007.
Introduction to Philosophy. Fall, 2006.

Sample Course Description for Introduction to Philosophy:

This course is an introduction to some of the classic problems in philosophy. Central topics to be discussed include epistemology and value theory, the nature of scientific theory, theistic and atheistic belief, ontology, the problem of human freedom, the nature of rationality, philosophy of mind, and political philosophy. Students will engage with primary texts from Ancient Greece to the modern time, encountering classic thinkers such as Plato, Aristotle, John Stuart Mill, Rene Descartes and David Hume, as well as contemporary thinkers, such as Alan Turing, Gilbert Ryle and John Searle.