Primary Instructor

Introduction to Ethics (Fall 2016)

In this introductory course at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, we read Mill's Utilitarianism, Kant's Groundwork, and the debate between R.M. Hare and Iris Murdoch. Full syllabus available upon request.

Gilles Deleuze's Difference and Repetition (Spring 2015)

In this advanced undergraduate seminar at the University of Chicago, we slowly read Difference and Repetition. Full syllabus available upon request.

Teaching Assistant

In this course, we read  Capital, Vol. 1.

Marx's Capital

For Anton Ford (Fall 2016)  

In this course, we read through most of the first part of the Investigations and Saul Kripke's Wittgenstein on Rules and Private Language.

Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations 

For Jason Bridges (Winter 2014)


In this course, we read Plato's Euthyphro, Laches, Meno and Symposium, selections from Aristotle's Physics, Metaphysics, de Anima, and Nichomachean Ethics, and selections from Cicero and Epictetus.

History of Philosophy 1: Ancient Philosophy

For Gabriel Lear (Fall 2013)


In this course, we read most of Kant's Critique of Pure Reason and selections from Hegel's Phenomenology.

History of Philosophy 3: Kant and 19th Century Philosophy

For Anselm Mueller (Spring 2013)


*For student evaluations from any of these courses, please email me at awerner[at]uchicago[dot]edu.