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Fall 2023 Augustine and Culture Seminar: Ancients

This writing and reading intensive course examines the question of "Who Am I?" through close examination of ancient texts both within and outside of the Augustinian tradition. Texts and content covered will include Genesis, the Bhagavad Gita, Sophocles's Oedipus Rex, Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, Confucius's Analects, Plato's Symposium, The Gospel of John, Augustine's Confessions, and Attar's The Conference of the Birds.


Here is a copy of the Fall 2023 syllabus.

Spring 2022 Augustine and Culture Seminar: Moderns

This course aims to re-examine values and traditions from Augustine's world into the modern world (1400 to present). The course encourages students to develop their writing skills over the course of the sememster. Texts and content covered will include works by Kant, MLK, Lorde, Shakespeare, Nietzsche, and Hobbes along with contemporary philosophers including Sandel, Chalmers, Taylor, , Brennan, and Dembroff. Contemporary art and film will also be included music by Beyonce and Kendrick Lamar along with the movie Spotlight.

Here is a copy of the Spring 2022 syllabus.

Past Courses

Here is a syllabus for my introductory ethics survey course from Fall 2022.

Here is a syllabus for my course on business ethics from Spring 2020 that is also the basis for courses taught in Fall 2020 and Spring 2021.

Here is the syllabus for my course on love and friendship from Fall 2019.

Here is the syllabus for my course on medical ethics from Spring 2018. 

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