My teaching includes introductory lecture courses in political philosophy and in ethics, seminars in the history of political thought, as well as a variety of courses on topics connected to my research interests. The languages I teach/taught in are English, Dutch and German.

Courses I teach/taught at Umeå University:

Core curriculum courses:

  • Modern Political Philosophy
  • Ethics
  • Game Theory and Social Choice Theory
  • Metaethics


  • Toleration
  • Dignity: A Fundamental Value in Ethics, Politics and Law
  • The Moral and Political Value of Self-Respect
  • Kantian Ethics
  • Freedom as Non-Domination: The Revival of Roman Republican Thought

Courses I taught at the University of Bayreuth:

Core curriculum lecture courses

  • Introduction to Political Philosophy (BA programme)
  • Ethics (MA programme)
  • Political Philosophy (MA programme)


  • The Morality and Politics of Toleration
  • Self-Respect
  • The Theory and Practice of Dignity
  • Kantian Ethics
  • Republicanism: Freedom and the State
  • Classic Texts in Political Philosophy I
  • Classic Texts in Political Philosophy II
  • Introduction to Philosophy*
  • Exercises in Philosophical Analysis

Courses taught at the University of Amsterdam:

  • The Rediscovery of Republicanism
  • Freedom and Autonomy*

Courses taught at Leiden University:

  • Contemporary Issues in Ethics [Abortion, Euthanasia, Toleration]

Courses taught at the University of Groningen:

  • Welfare, Wellbeing and Happiness
  • Classic Texts: Machiavelli (Honours Programme)
  • General Skills*
  • Ethics: Dignity and Self-Respect

Courses marked * were taught together with other lecturers.