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I have two primary aims in teaching. One is to help students discover the beauty and value of philosophy. Another is to help students cultivate the skills to read, write, and think critically. When possible and relevant, I also incorporate classical works from non-Western philosophical traditions to help students realize that philosophy is a global phenomenon. 

My teaching portfolio including a teaching statement, course evaluations and sample syllabi, can be found here: 


Philosophy of Well-Being

Conceptions of Virtue


Classical Chinese Philosophy


Happiness: East and West, Fall 2016  


Philosophy and Persons: 

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