- 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)
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.