Tom Stern is a Lecturer in Philosophy and the Academic Director of European Social and Political Studies at UCL. He got his PhD, MPhil and BA at the University of Cambridge. He also studied as a visiting student at the University of Chicago's Committee on Social Thought.
RESEARCH & TEACHING:
Tom's interests lie in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century European philosophy and literature. He wrote his doctoral dissertation on 'Nietzsche and Freedom' and he is currently working on a book manuscript, entitled Philosophy and Theatre (forthcoming, Routledge).
He has taught on a range of topics in analytic and continental philosophy. Recent classes include: Nietzsche, Adorno, Plato, and a graduate research seminar on 19th-century philosophy, which included classes on Kierkegaard, Mill and Tolstoy.
Philosophy and Theatre (forthcoming, Routledge)
‘Back to the Future: Eternal Recurrence and the Death of Socrates’, Journal of Nietzsche Studies (Spring, 2011), Issue 41, pp. 73-82.
'The Human and the Octopus: a Philosopher’s Sickness’, The Point (2011), Issue 4.
'Nietzsche, Freedom, and Writing Lives' in Arion, 17.1 (2009), pp. 85-110.
'The Creation Museum', The Point (2009), Issue 1.
'On Substitution and Total Criticism' in Studies in Social and Political
Thought, No. 16 (2009), pp. 37-47.
'Nietzsche on Context and the Individual' in Nietzscheforschung vol. 15 (2008) pp. 299-315.