Michael Davis

BA, Cornell University. MA, PhD, Pennsylvania State University. Interests in Greek philosophy, moral and political philosophy, and philosophy and literature; author of many books, most recently The Autobiography of Philosophy, a translation of Aristotle’s On Poetics, and Wonderlust: Ruminations on Liberal Education; member, editorial board, Ancient Philosophy; lecturer, essayist, and reviewer. SLC, 1977–

Courses taught in Philosophy

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Ancient Philosophy (Plato)
  • Political Philosophy
  • The Music of Philosophy: Nietzsche’s Birth of Tragedy
2012-2013
  • Ancient Philosophy (Plato)
  • First-Year Studies: Philosophy and Literature
  • The Music of Philosophy: Nietzsche’s Birth of Tragedy
2011-2012
  • Ancient Philosophy (Plato)
  • Moral Philosophy from Plato to Nietzsche
  • The Music of Philosophy: Nietzsche’s Birth of Tragedy

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