Nicolas Delon

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Note: the syllabi available for download may not reflect changes made during the semester.


College of Charleston

topics in ethical theory: effective altruism (spring 2024): syllabus

environmental ethics: fall 2023; spring 2024

honors ethics (fall 2023): syllabus


New College of Florida

political philosophy (spring 2023): syllabus

environmental studies capstone (spring 2013): syllabus

animal minds and ethics (spring 2020, fall 2022): syllabus

advanced ethics (spring 2019, fall 2022): syllabus

the good life: ethics, happiness, meaning in a complex world (spring 2022): syllabus

food, animals, and environment (spring 2019, spring 2022): syllabus

philosophy proseminar (w/ April Flakne) (fall 2021)

philosophy of mind (fall 2021): syllabus

introduction to environmental studies (fall 2020): syllabus

climate change seminar (philosophy, politics and economics) (w/ Mark Paul) (spring 2020): syllabus

first-year seminar: the good life (fall 2019; fall 2020)

environmental ethics (fall 2018, fall 2019): syllabus

animal minds (fall 2018): syllabus

group tutorial: psychoactive plants and fungi: history and uses (fall 2021): syllabus

group tutorial: introduction to political philosophy (spring 2020)

group ISP: Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil (Jan 2023)

group ISP: running and philosophy (Jan 2020)

group ISP: the awesome philosophy reading group (Jan 2019)


University of Chicago Law School (2017-2018)

law and philosophy workshop (animals and climate change; co-taught with M. Nussbaum): schedule


New York University, Animal Studies (2014-2017)

ethics and animals (fall 2014, 2015): syllabus

topics in animal studies: keeping animals (spring 2015, 2016, 2017): syllabus

animal minds (spring 2015, 2016, 2017): syllabus

food, animals and the environment (summer 2015, 2016): syllabus


Aix-Marseille Université, Philosophy (2013-2014)

philosophy of science / epistemology (L1S2) (le naturalisme) (intro level)

introduction to ethics (L2S4) (philosophie morale et politique) (intro level)

introduction to analytic philosophy (upper level)

readings in English: metaethics (upper level)


Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Philosophy (2010-2013)

philosophical methodology: facts and values [exercices philosophiques] (L1S1, 2010, 2011, 2012)

philosophical methodology: action [exercices philosophiques] (L2S3, 2012)

aesthetics: images/imagination (L2S3, 2011)

history of philosophy: souls, animals, machines [âmes, animaux, machines] (L2S4, 2011)

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