Yoshiaki Nakazawa Ph.D.

Dr. Yoshiaki Nakazawa

Department Chair, Graduate Director and Assistant Professor, Education and Classical Learning

Phone: (972) 721-4110

Email: ynakazawa@udallas.edu

Office: Braniff #14

Dr. Nakazawa joined the Department of Education in 2020.

Classical education; teacher education; moral education; philosophy of education.

  • EDU 3330 - Integrated Curriculum
  • PHI 3335 - Philosophy of Education
  • EDU 4847 - Clinical (Student) Teaching Supervision - Elementary
  • EDU 5343 - Elementary Principles of Teaching, Learning and Assessment
  • EDU 6350 - Instructional Strategies Across the Curriculum
Classical education; teacher education; moral education; philosophy of education


Cultivating Virtue: A Neo-Platonic Theory of Moral Education , co-authored with Mark Jonas.  (Routledge, 2020)

Book Chapters:

Forthcoming: “Plato: Philosophy as Education", in 
A History of Philosophy of Education in Antiquity , which is Vol. 1 in a 5 volume series:  A History of Western Philosophy of Education . (Bloomsbury Publishing: London, 2020)

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:

“Iris Murdoch’s Critique of Three Dualisms in Moral Education”, Journal of Philosophy of Education. Volume 52, no. 3 (2018). 

“Appetite, Reason, and Education in Socrates’ ‘City of Pigs’”, written with Mark Jonas and James Braun, Phronesis, Vol. 57, no. 4 (2012).

“Finding Truth in ‘Lies’: Nietzsche’s Perspectivism and its Relation to Education”, written with Mark Jonas, Journal of Philosophy of Education, Vol. 42, No. 2 (2008).