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Mr Thomas Stern
Department of Philosophy
University College London, Gower Street
London
WC1e 6BT
Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 3071
Appointment
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Dept of Philosophy
  • Faculty of Arts & Humanities
Biography

I am Associate Professor of Philosophy. I also teach on the European and International Social and Political Studies programme at UCL.

Research Summary

I have two main areas of interest. The first is nineteenth-century German philosophy, especially Nietzsche and Schopenhauer. My book, Nietzsche's Ethics, is forthcoming with Cambridge University Press. It aims to give a brief, comprehensive, clear and accurate account of Nietzsche's ethics in his later works. An edited volume, The New Cambridge Companion to Nietzsche (https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/new-cambridge-companion-to-nietzsche/D6889DAA30469B9769F3F8A51D36CAF2), was published in 2019.

The second is aesthetics, especially the philosophy of theatre. My first book was Philosophy and Theatre (Routledge, 2013). The book examines a series of philosophical questions or concerns which arise in relation to theatre. I also edited a volume of essays: The Philosophy of Theatre, Drama and Acting (Rowman and Littlefield International, 2017).

For more information about my research, and to download some of my papers, you can go to http://sterntom.com/

Teaching Summary

I have taught on a range of topics in analytic and continental philosophy. Recent courses have included: Hegel, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Adorno, Plato, Philosophy and Theatre.


Academic Background
2009 PhD Doctor of Philosophy – Philosophy University of Cambridge
2006 M.Phil Master of Philosophy – Philosophy University of Cambridge
2005 BA Bachelor of Arts – Philosophy University of Cambridge
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