Associate Professor of Philosophy
MA Boston University 1997
Ph.D. Boston University 2002
Areas of Expertise
- German Idealism
- Philosophy of Art
- Social and Political Philosophy
- Contemporary Ethics
Courses Currently Teaching
|PL113 B||Central Philosophical Issues: On Being Human|
|PL232 A||History of Modern Philosophy|
|PL234 A||Philosophy and Art|
|PL357 A||Beauty and Truth: The German Age of Aesthetics|
|PL401 A||Philosophy Colloquium I|
|PL402 A||Philosophy Colloquium II|
Hegel on Political Identity: Patriotism, Nationality, Cosmopolitanism (Northwestern University Press, 2011).
“’And Why Not?’ Hegel, Comedy, and the End of Art.” Verifiche: Rivista Trisemesterale di Scienze Umane XLV, no. 1-2 (2016): 1-32.
“Hegel’s Philosophy of Art.” Chapter in Oxford Handbook of Hegel. Edited by Dean Moyar, Oxford University Press (forthcoming).
“Schiller.” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (forthcoming).
“Educating Humanity: Schiller on Aesthetics and Politics.” Chapter in Kant and his German Contemporaries, vol. II, ed. Daniel O. Dahlstrom, Cambridge University Press (forthcoming).
“Whose Greater Good? Virtue, Cosmopolitanism and Reform in 18th-and 19th-Century German Patriotism.” Chapter in Handbook of Patriotism. Edited by Mitja Sardoc, Springer (forthcoming).
"Philosophy of History." In Hegel: Key Concepts. Edited by Michael Baur. Durham: Acumen Publishing, 2014.
"A Hegelian Approach to Global Poverty." In Hegel and Global Justice. Edited by Andrew Buchwalter. New York: Springer, 2012 (131-154).
"An Unrelieved Heart: Hegel, Tragedy, and Schiller's 'Wallenstein'." New German Critique 113 (2011): 1-23.
"Grasping the 'Raw I': Race and Tragedy in Philip Roth's 'The Human Stain'." Expositions: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities 2, no. 2 (2008): 27-46.
"Commitments of a Divided Self: Narrative, Change and Autonomy in Korsgaard's Ethics." European Journal of Analytic Philosophy 4, no. 1 (2008): 27-46.
"History and Patriotism in Hegel's Rechtsphilosophie." History of Political Thought 28, no. 3 (2007): 496-519.
"Inheriting, Earning and Owning: The Source of Practical Identity in Hegel's 'Anthropology'." The Owl of Minerva: Journal of the Hegel Society of America 34, no. 2 (2003): 139-170.
"Fight, Flight or Respect? First Encounters of the Other in Kant and Hegel." History of Philosophy Quarterly 19, no. 4 (2002): 381-400.
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