Louis Doulas

University of California, Irvine
Department of Philosophy
85 Humanities Instructional Building
Irvine, CA 92697-4555
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About

I’m a PhD student in the Department of Philosophy at the University of California, Irvine. I’m advised by Annalisa Coliva.

I work primarily in epistemology, metaphysics, and the history of analytic philosophy (especially G.E. Moore and Susan Stebbing). I also have side interests in the philosophy of language and the philosophy of science.

Before Irvine, I did my MA in Philosophy at Brandeis University. And before that, I received a BFA in Studio Art from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Before finding my way to philosophy, I worked as a writer and editor in New York: first as an Editorial Fellow at Rhizome at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, then as the New York Correspondent at e-flux, then as an Associate Editor at SNAP Editions.

Publications

Drafts

I also have papers (in various stages of development) on: hinge epistemology, philosophical disagreement, the semantics of slurs, Susan Stebbing’s philosophy of science, and philosophical methodology.

Teaching

As Primary Instructor

UC Irvine
Puzzles and Paradoxes (forthcoming)
Brandeis
MTEL Prep: Reading and Writing

As Graduate Student Instructor
* ≡ Upper Division

UC Irvine
Introduction to Ethics (x2)
Introduction to Philosophy
Puzzles and Paradoxes (x2)
Nonexistence and Indeterminancy*
Brandeis
Aesthetics
Civil Liberties (Legal Studies Department)
Introduction to Philosophy
Philosophy of Law (x2)
Environmental Ethics
Human Rights
Harvard
Introduction to Philosophy

Other Teaching

UC Irvine
TH!NK
Four-week, 16-hour program familiarizing local grade-school students with philosophy.
Brandeis
ESL Reading and Writing Tutor
One-on-one tutoring for Brandeis freshmen who are non-native speakers of English.

LD
Keys View (Joshua Tree), CA
June 2020