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Andrew Huddleston

Lecturer in Philosophy


Before coming to Birkbeck in September 2014, Andrew Huddleston taught at Oxford, where he was a Fellow of Exeter College. He studied as an undergraduate at Brown University and at Pembroke College, Cambridge. He then did his doctoral work at Princeton University, where he wrote a dissertation on Nietzsche under the supervision of Alexander Nehamas.

Andrew on Nietzsche and Nihilism.

Research Activity

  • Andrew’s main areas of research are Post-Kantian European Philosophy (esp. Nietzsche), Aesthetics, Ethics, and Social Philosophy.
  • His main project at present is a book manuscript on Nietzsche’s philosophy of culture.
  • He also has several additional projects in aesthetics.


  • “Nietzsche on Slavery and Human Dignity,” Journal of the History of Philosophy 52:1 (2014), p. 135-160
  • “Nietzsche’s Meta-axiology: Against the Skeptical Readings” British Journal for the History of Philosophy 22:2 (2014), p. 322-342
  • “Nietzsche and the Hope of Normative Convergence,” forthcoming in Does Anything Really Matter? Parfit on Objectivity, ed. Peter Singer, (Oxford University Press)
  • “What is Enshrined in Morality?: Understanding the Grounds for Nietzsche’s Critique,” forthcoming in Inquiry
  • “In Defense of Artistic Value,” Philosophical Quarterly 62:249 (2012), p. 705-714
  • “The Conversation Argument for Actual Intentionalism,” British Journal of Aesthetics 52:3 (2012), p. 241-256
  • A complete list of publications and CV are available here:

Research Supervision

  • Andrew is happy to supervise research students wanting to work on Nietzsche or on Aesthetics. He would also be willing to supervise students on certain other figures in Post-Kantian philosophy (particularly Hegel or Adorno), as well as on topics in ethics. Those with further questions should feel free to email him.
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