Campus:St. George, UTSC,
- PhD, Toronto
Doug defended his dissertation, “Circles and Rivets: Cosmology and Teleology in Plato’s Theory of the Soul,” in 2020. His research focuses on ancient Greek philosophy, usually specifically Plato’s cosmology and teleology, with upcoming projects on the later Platonic reception of the Timaeus. He has taught a variety of courses, both here at the University of Toronto and at Marianopolis College in Quebec, on ancient Greek and Indian philosophy, early modern philosophy, the meaning of life, and the ethics of social media.
Teaching in 2021-22:
PHLB02 Environmental Ethics
PHLC31 Topics in Ancient Philosophy: Plato
PHLD09 Advanced Seminar in Bioethics
Ancient Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Indian Philosophy