When I was a young child, I set out to learn everything. I’ve since learned how impossible a task that is, but I never shook the eclectic interests. This isn’t to say that I’m interested in everything, but I am interested in becoming interested in everything. Until I achieve immortality, though, I must prioritize.
See my main page on philosophy.
In high school, I took AP Psychology. In college, I took Intro to Psychology and Intro to Experimental Psychology. By the time I fill out all of the subsections, this will probably need its own page, too. Put simply, I want to understand what’s going on in people’s minds.
In grad school, I’ve taken a seminar on developmental psychology. In the seminar, I presented on the effects of having children on parents. Slides here.
The sheer diversity of human mental activity is endlessly interesting.
Whenever I teach Philosophy of Evil I am teaching this. Basically, I want to know why people think certain things are moral or immoral, and why people behave the way they do in light of those thoughts.
Mostly dissociative and personality disorders. Addiction, anxiety, depression, and so on are all in the neighborhood anyway.
Understanding how the jelly in how heads works gives us some really good hints on how the mind works.
If physics tries to describe what’s going on if we try to abstract away our subjectivity, phenomenology tries to describe what goes on within that subjectivity.
History of Science
See my Poetry page.
My knowledge in this domain is unfortunately lacking.
I am still a beginner in this area, but it has become a high priority.
Gender and Sexuality Studies
I don’t have an MBA, but I do have years of experience…
At one point I was a PoliSci major. International Relations was my main focus.
I’ve TAed logic at multiple universities.
Architecture and Design
Engineering and Technology
Family and Consumer Sciences
Fashion is where ethics and aesthetics clash.