Paul S. Loeb
Professor of Philosophy
BA, Cornell University, 1981
PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 1991
Areas of Interest
History of Philosophy: Ancient Greek Philosophy, Kant, Nietzsche, Wittgenstein, Deleuze
Philosophy of Time, Personal Identity, Freedom of the Will, Death and the Meaning of Life
Aesthetics, Philosophy of Film, Philosophy of Literature
Political Theory, Posthumanism, Bioethics
The Death of Nietzsche's Zarathustra (Cambridge University Press, 2010)
Translation in progress (with David F. Tinsley) of Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra and Unpublished Fragments from the Period of Thus Spoke Zarathustra (Vols 7, 14, 15 of The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche, Stanford University Press)
“Eternal Recurrence,” in Oxford Handbook on Nietzsche, ed. Ken Gemes and John Richardson, Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2010.
“Will to Power and Panpsychism: An Exegesis of BGE 36,” in Nietzsche on Mind and Nature, ed. Manuel Dries and Peter Kail, Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2011.
Book review editor for The Journal of Nietzsche Studies
“Zarathustra’s Immoralism.” Invited Plenary Speaker, University of Southampton, Nietzsche's Postmoralism Conference, July 2010.
“The Triumphant Return of Dionysus.” Invited Speaker, University of Richmond, October 2009.
“Amor Fati and Redemption.” Invited Speaker, Warwick Nietzsche Workshop, University of Warwick, England, June 2008.
“Nietzsche Beyond Aristotle: Posthuman Virtue Ethics,” NANS Memorial Session, “Living with Robert Solomon,” Pacific APA, Pasadena, California, March 2008. Also presented in Warwick Nietzsche Workshop (June 2008) and Nietzsche in New York Conference (May 2008).