Michael J. Olson

teaching

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I have been designing and teaching undergraduate courses since 2006.  During this time I have taught a wide variety of courses at four universities.  While I was at Macquarie, I offered graduate seminars and supervised theses in early modern philosophy as well. 

Introductory Courses

Mid-level Courses

Undergraduate Seminars 

  • Theories of Knowledge (Villanova University; pdf of syllabus)

  • The Enlightenment and its Legacy (Macquarie University; pdf of syllabus)

  • Existentialism (University of Pennsylvania; pdf of syllabus)

  • Film and Philosophy (Macquarie University)

Graduate Seminars

  • Early Modern Materialism (Macquarie University; pdf of syllabus)

  • Kant's Critique of Pure Reason (Macquarie University; pdf of syllabus)

  • Descartes (Macquarie University; pdf of syllabus)

  • Posthumanism (co-taught with colleagues from English and Cultural Studies) (Macquarie University; pdf of syllabus)

  • Politics and Aesthetics (co-taught with Jean-Philippe Deranty) (Macquarie University; pdf of syllabus)