Draft Paper & Podcast
Issue No. 2 | Volume CVIII | 2012 – 2013
Nietzsche, Amor Fati and the Gay Science
University College London
Monday, 21 January 2013
17.30 – 19.15
The Woburn Suite
University of London
London WC1E 7HU
Tom Stern is a Lecturer in Philosophy at University College London, where he is also the Academic Director of the European Social and Political Studies programme. Before starting at UCL, he studied at Cambridge and at the University of Chicago. His research interests include Nietzsche and aesthetics. As regards Nietzsche, he has written a number of articles exploring various candidates for a positive ethics in Nietzsche’s philosophy. These include discussions of the concept of the Übermensch, of Eternal Recurrence, of Nietzsche’s conception of freedom and (for the Aristotelian Society) of amor fati. As regards aesthetics, his book – Philosophy and Theatre (Routledge) – is forthcoming in 2013. The book examines a series of philosophical questions or concerns which arise in relation to theatre.
Tom Stern is a Lecturer in Philosophy at University College London.
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