Teaching

Taught courses

  • Religion et morale (‘Religion and morality’, BA-seminar), University of Lausanne, spring term 2018 (planned)
  • Les Lumières écossaises (‘The Scottish Enlightenment’, lecture series), University of Lausanne, autumn term 2017 (planned)
  • La tolérance dans la philosophie contemporaine: textes récents (‘Tolerance in contemporary philosophy: recent texts’, BA-seminar), University of Lausanne, spring term 2017
  • Hume sur la religion et les passions (‘Hume on religion and the passions’, cours d’agrégation & workshop on methodology), Université Clermont Auvergne, Feb. 2017
  • La tolérance dans la philosophie moderne: Spinoza, Locke et Bayle (‘Tolerance in early modern philosophy: Spinoza, Locke and Bayle’, BA-seminar), University of Lausanne, autumn term 2016
  • Epistémologie morale (‘Moral Epistemology’, undergraduate seminar), University of Fribourg, spring term 2016
  • La philosophie de l’amour: textes récents (‘The Philosophy of Love: Recent Texts’, BA-seminar), University of Fribourg, autumn term 2015
  • Introduction à la philosophie politique (‘Introduction to Political Philosophy’, undergraduate seminar), University of Fribourg, spring term 2015
  • Perspectives contemporaines dans la philosophie de l’amour (‘Contemporary Perspectives in the Philosophy of Love’, MA–seminar), Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont–Ferrand II, Feb. 2015
  • Adam Smith : La théorie des sentiments moraux (‘Adam Smith: The Theory of Moral Sentiments’, BA–seminar), University of Fribourg, autumn term 2014
  • Co–teaching with, and replacement sessions for Dr James Harris (St. Andrews) in courses on
    • Methodology in the history of philosophy (MLitt–seminar) and
    • Rousseau (undergraduate seminar), SASP programme, Universities of St. Andrews and Stirling, autumn term 2013
  • Hume et la religion (‘Hume and Religion’, undergraduate seminar), University of Fribourg, spring term 2013
  • Hobbes (‘Hobbes’, cours d’agrégation & workshop on methodology), Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont–Ferrand II, Feb. 2013
  • Rousseau (‘Rousseau’, BA–seminar), University of Fribourg, autumn term 2012
  • Discrimination et tolérance (‘Discrimination and Tolerance’, undergraduate seminar), University of Fribourg, spring term 2012
  • Research Seminar in Ethics and Political Philosophy (with Prof. Jean–Claude Wolf and Prof. Simone Zurbuchen), University of Fribourg, autumn term 2011 and spring term 2012
  • Rousseau: passions et société (‘Rousseau: passions and society’, cours d’agrégation & workshop on methodology), Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont–Ferrand II, Feb. 2012
  • Amour–propre et égoïsme (‘Self–love and Egoism’, BA–seminar), University of Fribourg, autumn term 2011
  • Les vices privés, sont–ils utiles pour la société? Mandeville et son contexte (‘Private Vices, are They Public Benefits? Mandeville and His Context’, undergraduate seminar), University of Fribourg, spring term 2011
  • Research Seminar in Ethics and Political Philosophy (with Prof. Jean–Claude Wolf and Prof. Simone Zurbuchen), University of Fribourg, autumn term 2010 and spring term 2011
  • Introduction à la philosophie de l’amour (‘Introduction to the Philosophy of Love’, BA–seminar), University of Fribourg, autumn term 2010
  • Amitié, amour et amour–propre (‘Friendship, Love, and Self–love’, undergraduate seminar), University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, autumn term 2008/09
  • Hutcheson: Recherche sur l’origine de nos idées du bien et du mal moral (‘Hutcheson: An Inquiry Concerning the Original of our Ideas of Virtue or Moral Good’, postgraduate seminar, with Richard Glauser), University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, autumn term 2007/08
  • Amour et nécessité. La philosophie morale de Harry Frankfurt (‘Love and Necessity. The Moral Philosophy of Harry Frankfurt’, undergraduate / postgraduate seminar), University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, summer term 2006
  • Egoïsme, sympathie et moralité. Hobbes et la philosophie morale britannique (‘Egoism, Sympathy and Morality. Hobbes and British Moral Philosophy’, postgraduate seminar), University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, summer term 2005
  • Travaux pratiques – La philosophie de la perception (‘The Philosophy of Perception’, undergraduate seminar), University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, summer term 2005
  • Travaux pratiques – La philosophie de la connaissance (‘The Philosophy of Knowledge’, undergraduate seminar), University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, winter term 2004/05
  • Training units for teaching at university level at the KWB (Koordinationsstelle für Weiterbildung) of the Universität Bern, Switzerland, 2003–2008 (Education)
  • Tutor in philosophy at the University of Berne, 2000–2002
  • Teaching of a Teacher training module for philosophy teachers at Grammar school level on methodological issues in the teaching of philosophy, and on contemporary philosophy of love, Kantonsschule Olten, 18th of January 2013 (Employment)
  • Philosophy teacher at Grammar School level at the Gymnasium Muristalden in Berne, 2002 (Employment)
  • Teacher training for Philosophy and German at the AHL (Abteilung für das Höhere Lehramt) at the University of Berne, 2001–2002 (Education)
  • Teaching experience in several Grammar schools in Berne and Solothurn, 2001–2002