Virginia Tech Philosophy Department

(Summer, 1985 to present):

Fall, 2019
Phil 2115: Ancient Greek Philosophy
Phil 5344: History of Ethics: Aristotle & Contemporary Virtue Theory

Spring, 2019
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality (Large Lecture)
Phil 4014/6014: Wittgenstein

Fall, 2018
Phil 2984: Special Study: Ethical Perspectives on Intelligent Infrastructure

Spring, 2018
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality (Large Lecture)
Phil 3314: Ethical Theory (focus on Autonomous Vehicles)

Fall, 2017
Phil 3314: Ethical Theory (focus on Autonomous Vehicles)
Phil 4015/6014: Origins of Analytic Philosophy (Frege, Moore & Russell)

Spring, 2017
Phil 3024: Philosophical Movements: Philosophy and Literature
Phil 4016/6014: Wittgenstein

Fall, 2016
Research assignment

Spring, 2016
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality (Large Lecture)
Phil 5344: History of Ethics: Aristotle & Contemporary Virtue Theory

Fall, 2015
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality (Large Lecture)
Phil 2115: Ancient Greek Philosophy

Spring, 2015
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality (Large Lecture)
Phil 4016/6014: Wittgenstein

Fall, 2014
Phil 2115: Ancient Greek Philosophy
Phil 3024: Philosophical Movements: Philosophy and Literature

Spring, 2014
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality (Large Lecture)
Phil 4214/5214G: Metaphysics (Russell, Sartre & Rorty)

Fall, 2013
No classes (first semester after being Department chair)

Spring, 2013
Phil 4016/6014: Wittgenstein

Fall, 2012
Phil 2115: Ancient Greek Philosophy

Spring, 2012
ASPT 6004: Plato's Republic (team-taught)

Fall, 2011
Phil 2115: Ancient Greek Philosophy

Spring, 2011
Phil 4016/6014: Wittgenstein

Fall, 2010 Phil 2115: Ancient Greek Philosophy

Spring, 2010 ASPT 6004: Bioethics, Biopolitics, Biohistory (team-taught)

Fall, 2009
Phil 2115: Ancient Greek Philosophy

Spring, 2009
Phil 4016/6014: Wittgenstein

Fall, 2008 Phil 2115: Ancient Greek Philosophy

Spring, 2008
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality (Large Lecture)
Phil 6014: Origins of Analytic Philosophy (Frege, Moore & Russell)

Fall, 2007
No classes (First semester as Department Chair)

Spring, 2007
Research-Assignment (to finish a book on Wittgenstein)

Organizer: Virginia Tech Philosophy Department Spring Conference, 2007 “Regional Working Conference on Wittgenstein” Dates April 12–15, 2007.

Fall, 2006
Phil 4015/6014: Wittgenstein

Summer, 2006
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality (2 sections)

Spring, 2006
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality (LL)
Humanities 1114: The Classical Age

Fall, 2005
Phil 4015/6014: Origins of Analytic Philosophy (Frege, Moore, Ayer & Hare)
Phil/PoliSci 3015: Political Theory: Socrates to Machiavelli

Summer, 2005
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality (2 sections)

Spring, 2005
Phil 4214: Metaphysics (Russell, Sartre & Bernard Williams)
Humanities 1114: The Classical Age

Fall, 2004
Phil 3024: Philosophical Movements: Philosophy and Literature
Phil 4015/6014: Wittgenstein

Summer, 2004
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality (2 sections)

Spring, 2004 (I taught at VT's European Studies Center at Riva San Vitale, Switzerland)
Phil 3024: Philosophical Movements: Machiavellian Political Philosophy
Phil 2984: Philosophical Themes in Central European Literature

Fall, 2003
Phil/PoliSci 3015: Political Theory: Socrates to Machiavelli
Phil. 4334: Jurisprudence

Summer, 2003
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality (2 sections)

Spring, 2003
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality (LL) 
Phil 4214: Metaphysics (Russell, Sartre & Thomas Nagel)

Fall, 2002 
Phil 4015/6014: Wittgenstein 
Phil/PoliSci 3015: Political Theory: Socrates to Machiavelli

Summer, 2002 
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality (2 sections)

Spring, 2002 
Phil 6204: Aristotle's “Nicomachean Ethics” 
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality (LL)

Fall, 2001 
Phil 3454: Philosophy of Religion 
Phil 6324: Advanced Topics in Social & Political Philosophy: Contractarianism

Summer, 2001 
Phil 1304: Morality & Justice 
Humanities 1114: The Classical Age

Spring, 2001 
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality (LL) 
Phil 3024: Philosophical Movements: Philosophy & African-American Thought

Fall, 2000 
Phil 4214: Metaphysics (Russell, Sartre & Michael Jubien)
Phil 4015/6014: Wittgenstein

Summer, 2000 
Phil 1304: Morality & Justice

Spring, 2000 
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality (LL) 
Phil 3454: Philosophy of Religion

Fall, 1999 
Phil/PoliSci 3015: Political Theory: Socrates to Machiavelli 
Phil 4015/6014: Philosophy of Language

Spring, 1999 
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality (LL) 
Phil/PoliSci 3015: Political Theory: Socrates to Machiavelli 
UnivHonors 3004: The Meaning of Life

Organizer: Virginia Tech Philosophy Department Spring Conference, 1999 
“Wittgenstein: Biography and Philosophy” 
March 25–28, 1999

Fall, 1998 
Phil. 3454: Philosophy of Religion 
Phil 4015/6014: Wittgenstein

Summer, 1998 
Phil 1304: Morality & Justice

Spring, 1998 
Phil. 1304: Morality & Justice (LL) 
Phil. 3314: Ethical Theory

Fall, 1997 
Phil. 4015/6014: Origins of Analytic Philosophy (Frege, Moore & Russell)
Phil. 4214: Metaphysics (Russell, Sartre & Thomas Nagel)

Summer, 1997 
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality (2 sections)

Spring, 1997 
Phil. 3314: Ethical Theory 
UnivHonors 3004: The Meaning of Life

Fall, 1996 
Phil 4214: Metaphysics (Russell, Sartre & Robert Nozick)
Phil 4015/6014: Wittgenstein

Summer, 1996 
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality

Spring, 1996: 
Phil 4214: Metaphysics (Russell, Sartre & Richard Rorty)
Humanities 1114: The Classical Age

Fall, 1995 
Phil 3314: Ethical Theory 
Phil 4015/6014: Origins of Analytic Philosophy (Frege, Moore & Russell)

Summer, 1995 
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality (2 sections)

Spring, 1995 
Phil/PoliSci 3015: Political Theory: Socrates to Machiavelli (2 sections)

Fall, 1994 
Phil 1304: Morality & Justice (LL) 
Phil 4214: Metaphysics (Russell, Sartre & Thomas Nagel)

Summer, 1994 
Phil 1304: Morality & Justice

Spring, 1994 
Phil 1304: Morality & Justice (Large Lecture)

Fall, 1993 
Phil 4214: Metaphysics (Russell, Sartre & John Post)
Phil 5334: Ethics: Rights, Utilitarianism, Contractarianism

Summer, 1993 
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality 
Phil 1304: Morality & Justice

Spring, 1993 
Humanities 1114: The Classical Age 
UnivHonors 3004: The Meaning of Life

Fall, 1992 
Phil 5334: Ethics: Caring & Contract 
Phil 4015: Wittgenstein

Summer, 1992 
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality (2 sections)

Spring, 1992 
Phil H1304: Morality & Justice (Honors section) 
Phil/Management 4324: Business & Professional Ethics

Fall, 1991 
Phil 3314: Ethical Theory 
Humanities 1114: The Classical Age

Summer, 1991 
Phil 1504: Language & Logic 
Humanities 1114: The Classical Age

Spring, 1991 
Phil 1304: Morality & Justice 
UnivHonors 3004: Love

Fall, 1990 
Phil 3314: Ethical Theory 
Humanities 1114: The Classical Age

Summer, 1990 
Phil 1304: Morality & Justice (2 sections)

Spring, 1990 
Phil 1304: Morality & Justice (2 sections)

Fall, 1989 
Phil/PoliSci 3015: Political Theory: Socrates to Hobbes 
Phil 5204: Marx

Summer, 1989 
Phil 1504: Language & Logic

Spring, 1989 
Phil 1304: Morality & Justice (2 sections)

Fall, 1988 
Phil 1204: Knowledge & Reality 
Phil 3314: Ethical Theory

Summer, 1988 
Phil 1200: Search for Reality (Quarter system)

Spring, 1988 
Phil 4230: Philosophy of Mind (Q) 
Humanities 1110: The Classical Age (Q)

Co-Organizer: Virginia Tech Philosophy Department Spring Conference, 1988 
“Methodological Approaches to Plato and His Dialogues” 
April 21–24, 1988

Winter, 1988 
Phil 2112: Aristotle & Hellenistic Philosophy (Q) 
Hum 1110: The Classical Age (Q)

Fall, 1987 
Phil 1400: Morality & Justice (Q) (2 sections)

Spring, 1987 
Phil 1400: Morality & Justice (Q) 
UnivHonors 3000: Virtues & Vices (Q)

Winter, 1987 
Phil 3310: Ethical Theory (Q) 
Phil 2112: Aristotle & Hellenistic Philosophy (Q)

Fall, 1986 
Phil 1400: Morality & Justice (Q) 
Phil/PoliSci 2741: Political Theory: Socrates to Machiavelli (Q)

Summer, 1986 
Phil 1300: Search for Self (Q) 
Phil 1400: Morality & Justice (Q)

Spring, 1986 
Phil 1400: Morality & Justice (Q) (2 sections)

Winter, 1986 
Phil 3310: Ethical Theory (Q) 
Phil 1400: Morality & Justice (Q)

Fall, 1985 
Phil 2310: Ethics for Engineers (Q) (2 sections)

Summer, 1985 
Phil 1400: Morality & Justice (Q) 
Phil 1500: Language & Logic (Q)