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Don Carmichael

 

Professor Emeritus

 

Dept of Political Science,

University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada  T6G 2H4

email: Don.Carmichael@ualberta.ca

phone: 780-433-1037

 

 

 

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      Current course:    none.  (a seminar on Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics was scheduled for Tuesday evenings, fall term, but cancelled due to insufficient enrolment)

 

 Recent courses:   (evaluations for most of these courses are available on-line to registered students)

Seminar on Hobbes’Leviathan (Winter, 2015)

Individuality, community, and the best life in Aristotle. (2013-14)  Pol S 404/515

Topics in Contemporary Political Philosophy (2013-14)  Pol S 404/515

Aristotle’s Ethics:  Happiness and the Best Life  (2012-13)  Pol S 404/515

Hobbes’ Leviathan and Modern Individualism (2012-13)  Pol S 406-515

Justice and Public Reason : The Liberalism of John Rawls (2011-12)  Pol S 410/514

Advanced Seminar on Rawls’ Political Liberalism (2011-12)  Pol S 410/514

seminar on Plato’s Republic,  (2011-12)  Pol S 406/515

The History of Political Thought  (2010-11)  Pol S 210  

 Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics  (2010-11)   Pol S 406

 Aristotle’s Politics  (2010-11)  grad seminar: Pol S 515

Contemporary Political Philosophy: Thinking about Public Goods   (2010-11)  Pol S 404/515

Islamic Political Philosophy in the Classic Period  (2009-10) Pol S 302

 

Aristotle – Ethics (2009-10)   Pol S 404

 

The History of Political Thought  (2008-09) (Pol S 210) * (on line course evaluation)

 

Seminar on Charles Taylor’s A Secular Age.   (2008-09)  (Pol S 514)

 

Topics in Political Philosophy: Hobbes’ Leviathan  (2008-09) (Pol S 404)

 

The History of Political Thought   (2007-08) (Pol S 210) * (on line course evaluation)

Contemporary Political Philosophy   (2007-08) (Pol S 410/514)

Aristotle – Ethics   (2007-08) (Pol S 404)

Aristotle – Politics: graduate seminar (2007-08) (Pol S 514)

The History of Political Thought   (2006-07) (Pol S 210) * (on line course evaluation)

Contemporary Political Philosophy   (2006-07) (Pol S 410/514)

Aristotle – Ethics   (2006-07) (Pol S 404)

Aristotle – Politics: graduate seminar (2006-07) (Pol S 514)

·    Aristotle,  2005-2006  (Pol S 404/515)  

·    Third Year Honours Seminar   (2005-06)  (Pol S 399)

·    The History of Political Thought  (2004-05)  (Pol S 210) * (on line course evaluation)

·    Contemporary Political Philosophy   (2004-05)  (Pol S 410/ 514)

·    Hobbes  (2004-05)  (Pol S 404/ 515)

·    Third Year Honours Seminar   (2004-05)  (Pol S 399)

·    The History of Political Thought,  2003-2004  (Pol S 210)   * (on line course evaluation)

·    Contemporary Normative Political Philosophy,  2003-2004  (Pol S 619)  

·    Aristotle,  2003-2004  (Pol S 404/515)  

·    Introduction to Contemporary Political Philosophy,  2002-2003 (Pol S 306)

·    Hobbes and modern individualism, 2001-2002  (Pol S 404/513) 

·    Tolerance & Multiculturalism .2000-2001 (Pol S 515) --

·    Modern Political Issues  2000-2001 (Pol S 103)  * (on line course evaluation)

·    Multiculturalism and Feminism: Taylor, Kymlicka & Nussbaum, 1999-2000

·    Rights, 1999-2000

·    Euthanasia and The Right to Life, 1997-98


Research Interests-

·    Contemporary political thought (especially ethical and analytical issues)

 

·    History of political thought (especially Hobbes and Aristotle)

 

·    Contemporary liberal individualism and theories of rights