Samuel Buchoul

2018-2023

Cours de Philosophie (TOC)

Philosophy class for Terminale Générale and Terminale Technologique students (12th grade, main stream and technological stream), in the Lycée Notre Dame de la Tourtelière, Pouzauges (2018-present) and the Lycée Sainte Marie, Chantonnay (2018-2020). Creation of a special module of philosophy with films (student assignments on a choice of 100+ films: list). 120/60 hrs per group over 10 months, yearly (September-June).

Cours de Littérature, Humanités, Philosophie (TOC)

Humanities class for Première Générale students (11th grade, main stream), in the Lycée Notre Dame de la Tourtelière, Pouzauges (2019-present). 60 hrs over 10 months (September-June).


2020-21

Différer et disséminer : vers une pédagogie de la trace. Savoirs, institutions et métaphysique derridienne (website, TOC)

Study of excerpts from Derrida, Right to Philosophy, Of Grammatology, Margins of Philosophy, Writing and Difference, The university without conditions, and Nietzsche, On the future of our educational institutions, Untimely Meditations, Genealogy of Morals, followed by the discussion of 7 propositions towards the formulation of a derridian pedagogy. Online seminar, Atelier des Pratiques Théoriques, 30 hrs over 4 months (2020-2021).


2018-19

Writing a Spiritual Autobiography : Augustine’s Confessions (web, TOC)

Study of excerpts from Augustine’s Confessions (4th c. CE). Online seminar, Institute for the Study of Texts, 12 hrs over 3 months (2018-2019).


2017

Romantic Boredom, Boring Romances : Madame Bovary (web, TOC)

Study of excerpts from Gustave Flaubert’s, Madame Bovary (1856). Online seminar, Institute for the Study of Texts, 12 hrs over 3 months.

Derrida’s Of Grammatology : (Hi)stories of Writing (web, TOC)

Study of excerpts from Jacques Derrida’s Of Grammatology (1967). Online seminar, Institute for the Study of Texts, 12 hrs over 3 months. Taught twice in 2017.

The Early Derrida : Down the Play (web, TOC)

Study of excerpts from Jacques Derrida’s Writing and Difference, Of Grammatology, and Speech and Phenomena (1967) Online seminar, Institute for the Study of Texts, 26 hrs over 3 months.

Becoming a Philosopher : Descartes’ Method (web, TOC)

Study of excerpts from René Descartes’ Discourse on the Method (1637). Online seminar, Institute for the Study of Texts, 6 hrs.

Other courses offered through the IST, not yet taught

Facing the Infinite : Ethics according to Levinas (web)

Study of excerpts from Emmanuel Levinas’ Totality and Infinity (1961). Online seminar, Institute for the Study of Texts, 12 hrs.

Ideal of Love and Love of the Idea : Phaedrus (web)

Study of excerpts from Plato’s Phaedrus (4th c. BCE). Online seminar, Institute for the Study of Texts, 6 hrs.


2014

The Scene of Writing

Introduction to Derrida. Manipal Undergraduate Internship. 1.5 hr.


2013

Philosophy and Methods (Philosophy through Humour; Philosophy through Visuals; Philosophy and Emotions)

Foreignness

Ethics with Levinas

Manipal Undergraduate Internship. 3×1.5 hr.