Ancient Philosophy (especially Plato)
Nineteenth-century Philosophy (Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Freud)
Courses Recently Taught
Plato and the Arts (Fall 2013)
Topics in Plato’s Aesthetics (Fall 2009)
Alternatives to Mimesis (Fall 2007)
Politics and Philosophy in Plato’s Menexenus: Education and Rhetoric, Myth and History (co-written with Mark Zelcer), London, Routledge, 2015.
Guidebook to Plato and the Republic, London, Routledge: first edition 1995, second edition 2004, third edition 2013. Translated into Portuguese (2003), Greek (2005), Chinese (2007).
“Beauty in Classical Philosophy: Plato, Aristotle, Plotinus,” entry in Michael Kelly (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, 2nd edition. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2014.
“Nietzsche’s Apollo,” Journal of Nietzsche Studies 45 (2014): 43-53.