N. Gertz (Nolen)

Assistant Professor

About Me

Nolen Gertz is Assistant Professor of Applied Philosophy at the University of Twente, and the Coordinator of the 4TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology's Taskforce on Risk, Safety, and Security. His research focuses primarily on the intersection of political philosophy, existential phenomenology, and philosophy of technology. He is the author of  The Philosophy of War and Exile (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2014),  Nihilism and Technology (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2018), and  Nihilism (MIT Press, 2019). His work has appeared in The Washington Post, The Atlantic, and on the ABC Australia website, as well as in interviews for BBC World, Al Jazeera, Austrian Public Radio, Ireland's National Independent Radio, and France's Philosophie Magazine.


Arts & Humanities
Ethics Of Technology
Georg W.F. Hegel
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel


Gertz, N. (2022). Zooming Through a Crisis. International journal of technoethics, 13(1). https://doi.org/10.4018/IJT.309097
Gertz, N. (2022). Nihilism and Violence from Plato to Arendt. In L. Aguilar de Sousa, & P. Stellino (Eds.), Violence and Nihilism (pp. 7-23). Walter de Gruyter. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110699210-003
Gertz, N. (2020). Democratic Potentialities and Toxic Actualities: Feenberg, Ihde, Arendt, and the Internet. Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology, 24(1-2), 178-194. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.5840/techne2020214119
Gertz, N. (2020). The Logic of Nihilism. The Philosophers' Magazine, (88), 42-49. https://doi.org/10.5840/tpm20208810

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