Nicolas Delon

Philosophy, Animals, Environment

On research leave in Spring 2021


New College of Florida


Please note these may not be the most up to date versions of the syllabus
  • the good life (first-year seminar) (fall 2020) [mini-class]
  • introduction to environmental studies (fall 2020) [preview]
  • animal minds and ethics (spring 2020) [syllabus]
  • climate change seminar (philosophy, politics and economics) (w/ Mark Paul) (spring 2020) [syllabus]
  • tutorial: introduction to political philosophy (spring 2020) [syllabus]
  • the good life: happiness, meaning, and ethics in a complex world (first-year seminar) (fall 2019) [syllabus]
  • environmental ethics (fall 2018, fall 2019) [syllabus] [sample exam]
  • food, animals, and environment (spring 2019) [syllabus] [sample exam] [sample worksheet]
  • advanced ethics survey (spring 2019) [syllabus] [meta-ethics teaser]
  • animal minds (fall 2018) [syllabus] [sample exam]
  • ISP: running and philosophy (Jan 2020) [syllabus]
  • ISP: the awesome philosophy reading group (Jan 2019) [syllabus]

University of Chicago Law School (2017-2018)


  • law and philosophy workshop [schedule] (co-taught with Prof. Nussbaum)

New York University, Animal Studies, undergraduate (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)
  • food, animals and the environment (summer 2015, 2016) [syllabus]

Aix-Marseille Université, Philosophy, undergraduate (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, undergraduate (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)

Un été à l'ENS (summer school, ENS, Paris)



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