Why you should attend lectures

For my students. A lot of philosophy is about arguments. Not in the antagonistic and angry way, but in reasoned debate. Philosophy is more than opinions, for it is about persuading others¬†that a particular view is the¬†right or most reasonable view. That can be hard for young adults, trying to carve out a space for… Continue reading Why you should attend lectures

Semester 1 Teaching: Freedom and Domination (PHL254)

Here is the blurb on my teaching for Semester 1 at Macquarie (Unit Guide). I’m teaching 19th C. German philosophy: The term ‘freedom’ is frequently used today, but what does the concept of freedom really mean? Is there more freedom in modern liberal societies than in other forms of society? If so, does this make… Continue reading Semester 1 Teaching: Freedom and Domination (PHL254)