Current Courses


I am the coordinator of the University of Fribourg’s QualiPlus program. QualiPlus provides philosophy classes for non-philosophy students at the University of Fribourg. The classes can be attended in German, French, or bilingually. For more info:

Past Courses (selection)

  • Fall 2022: Warum wollen wir wissen? Was wollen wir verstehen? Mortal Questions und mehr, University of Lucerne
  • Spring 2022: Coherent Conspiracy Theories and Incoherent Truths? On the Role of Coherence in “Good Thinking”, University of Lucerne
  • Fall 2020: Attention: Perception, Recognition, Awareness (MA-Seminar), University of Fribourg
  • Fall 2018: Brentano’s Philosphy of Mind, University of Zurich
  • Fall 2015 and 2014: Introduction to History of Philosophy I (Ancient Philosophy), Columbia University

Sample Syllabi Available for Future Courses

  • Theories of Human Motivation (Maslow, Aristotle, Plato)
  • The Role of Emotions in Ethical Reasoning (Ethics, Moral Psychology)
  • Introduction to Feminist Ethics (Ethics, Political Philosophy)
  • Emotion and Cognition (Philosophy of Mind, Moral Psychology)
  • Thought Experiments, Verbal Disputes, and Cognitive Benefits: What’s Philosophy? (Philosophical Methodology, Metaphilosophy)
  • Open-Mindedness (Ethics of Belief, Epistemology)
  • Emotions and Virtues in the Nicomachean Ethics (Ethics, Ancient, Moral Psychology)