- 2010 Dean’s Commendation of Excellence in Teaching.
- 2008 Dean’s Commendation of Excellence in Teaching.
- For outstanding teaching in Introduction to Philosophy. Monash University.
- Introduction to Philosophy
- Life, Death and Morality
- God, Freedom and Evil
- Reason and Argument
- Introduction to the foundations of moral thought and elementary logic
- Values and the Meaning of Life
- Media Ethics
- Thought, Action, Society
- Introduction to Bioethics
- Time, Self and Freedom (Metaphysics and Formal Logic)
- Philosophy of Human Psychology
- Certainty and subjectivity
- Psychoanalysis, Self and World
- Critical Thinking
- Knowledge, Existence and Truth
- Philosophy and the Meaning of Life
- Philosophical Problems
- The Individual, Society and Theory
Taught at Latrobe, Monash and Deakin Universities. Includes all major areas of philosophy: ethics, meta-ethics, epistemology, metaphysics, political philosophy and logic. In addition there are subjects in applied ethics and in Continental philosophy.
Adult Short Courses
Designed and taught for the Council of Adult Education, Melbourne.
- Introduction to Philosophy.
- Seven weeks x 1.5 hours. Issues included; The Nature of Knowledge, The Problem of Personal Identity, Freewill and Determinism, Ethical Theories, Justice. Set text: Thomas Nagel What Does it All Mean?
- Issues in Moral Philosophy.
- Six weeks x 2 hours. Issues included; Ethical Theories, The Nature of Value, Good and Evil, Private and Public Morality. Selected readings.
- Medical Ethics.
- One day x 5 hours. Issues included; Basic introduction to Ethical Theories, the Value of Life, Health Care Rationing, Patient Consent, Medical Futility, Euthanasia.
- Arguments and Evidence.
- Eight weeks x 2 hours. Issues included; Introduction to Logic, Critical Thinking, Evaluating Everyday Arguments. Handout Readings and Class booklet provided.
- Metaphysics and Epistemology.
- Seven week x 1.5 hours. An introduction to the work of David Hume. Set text. Selected works by David Hume.
Private Short Courses for Adults
- Consciousness and Identity.
- Five weeks x 2 hours. An introduction to problems in consciousness and identity. Readings include, Ryle, Chalmers and Parfit.
- The Ethics of John Rawls.
- Four weeks x 2 hours. An in-depth examination of the moral philosophy of John Rawls. Set text. Rawls’ Theory of Justice.
- The Aesthetics of Schopenhauer.
- Four weeks x 2 hours. An introduction to the philosophy and aesthetics of Schopenhauer. Set text. Extracts from The World as Will and Idea.
- Kant’s Moral Philosophy.
- Five weeks x 2 hours. An introduction to the moral philosophy of Immanuel Kant. Set text. Extracts for The Metaphysics of Morals.
- Sidgwick and Utilitarianism.
- Five weeks x 2 hours. An introduction to the moral theory of Henry Sidgwick. Set text. Extracts from The Methods of Ethics.
- The Epistemology of Kant.
- Seven weeks x 2 hours. An introduction to the work of Immanuel Kant. Set text. Extracts from the Critique of Pure Reason.
- Lecture The Philosophy of Simone Weil. La Trobe University VCE Philosophy Support Program.
- VCE Philosophy Text Selection Panel, Victorian Curriculum And Assessment Authority (VCAA).
Examiner (philosophy) International Baccalaureate Organisation. Higher Level and Standard Level, Year 12. Specialist Exam Marker. (religion) Pearson Assessment and Testing. On-line marking of British General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) papers.
Victorian Working with Children Certificate.