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N. Gertz (Nolen)

Assistant Professor

About Me

Nolen Gertz is Assistant Professor of Applied Philosophy at the University of Twente. His research focuses primarily on the intersection of existential phenomenology and philosophy of technology. His books include The Philosophy of War and Exile (Palgrave-Macmillan 2014) and Nihilism and Technology (Rowman & Littlefield International 2018). His work has appeared in The Washington Post, The Atlantic, and on ABC Australia, as well as in interviews for BBC World, Austrian Public Radio, Ireland's National Independent Radio, and France's Philosophie Magazine. He is currently writing a book on Nihilism for MIT Press's Essential Knowledge series.

Expertise

Inhumanity
Peace
Exile
Philosophy
Responsibility
Nihilism
Leisure
Evasion
Trauma
Psychology
Non-Combatants
Veterans
Operator

Publications

Recent
Gertz, N. (2016). The Master/iSlave Dialectic: Post (Hegelian) Phenomenology and the Ethics of Technology. In J. Seibt, M. Nørskov, & S. S. Andersen (Eds.), What Social Robots Can and Should Do (pp. 136-144). (Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications; Vol. 290). IOS Press. DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-708-5-136
Gertz, N. (2014). The Philosophy of War and Exile: From the Humanity of War to the Inhumanity of Peace. (Palgrave Studies in Ethics and Public Policy). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.DOI: 10.1057/9781137351227

Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Drienerlolaan 5
7522 NB Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands