Steven Kaufman

Steven Kaufman


Steven has taught philosophy courses on a wide range of subjects for SMC. Most recently Steven has been teaching classes on the philosophy of food, punk rock, experimental art and horror/science fiction literature. Steven is committed to service learning and continues to collaborate on programs and events with 826LA and the Santa Monica Public Library. In his spare time, Steven enjoys coaching his son’s little league baseball team, crate-digging for records at local record stores and creating new pancake recipes to share with his family.

Specialty Area

  • Ethics
  • Philosophy of Art
  • Logic

Teaching Philosophy/Equity Statement

I strive to teach with humility and kindness by learning from my students as they learn from me.