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Nadeem J.Z. Hussain

Associate Professor of Philosophy and, by courtesy, German Studies
B.S., Stanford University, 1990
M.A., The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1995
Ph.D., The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1999
Nadeem J.Z. Hussain

I received my B.S. in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University in 1990. I then went to the Department of Philosophy at The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  I completed a Ph.D. there in 1999. I also spent the academic year of 1998-99 at Universität Bielefeld in Germany. I have been teaching at Stanford since 2000.

Featured Articles

"Metaethics and Its Discontents" Co-authored with Nishi Shah, Carla Bagnoli (ed) A Case Study of Kosgaard Moral Constructivism: For and Against CUP. 2012

"A Problem for Ambitious Metanormative Constructivism" J. Lenman, Y. Shemmer (eds) Constructivism in Practical Philosophy (180-194) OUP. 2012

"Nietzsche and Non-Cognitivism" Simon Robertson, Christopher Janaway (eds) Nietzsche, Naturalism & Normativity OUP. 2012

"Metaethics and Nihilism in Reginster's The Affirmation of Life" Journal of Nietzsche Studies 43:1 (99-117) . 2012

"Nietzsche's Metaethical Stance" Ken Gemes , John Richardson (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Nietzsche . 2011

"The Role of Life in the Genealogy" Simon May (ed) The Cambridge Critical Guide to Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morality (142-69) CUP. 2011

"Error Theory and Fictionalism" The Routledge Companion to Ethics (335-45) Routledge. 2010

"Eternal Recurrence and Nihilism" Adding Weight to the Unbearable Lightness of Action . 2009

"Honest Illusion" Brian Leiter, Neil Sinhababu (eds) Valuing for Nietzsche's Free Spirits Nietzsche and Morality (157-91) . 2007

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