Vinod Acharya, PhD

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PhD, Philosophy

Associate Director, Honors
Teaching Professor, Philosophy

Phone: 206-296-2067

Building/Room: Casey 230-04


Ph.D., Philosophy, Rice University, 2011
DAAD Research Fellow, University of Freiburg, Germany, 2009-2010
M.A., Philosophy, Northern Illinois University, 2004
B.E., Electronic & Communication Engineering, Bangalore University, India, 2001

Teaching and Research Interests:

Recent and Upcoming Courses:

  • HONR 2020: The Modern Age of Philosophy and Ethics
  • UCOR1410: Life on Trial
  • UCOR 2500: Philosophy of the Human Person
  • UCOR 2900: Ethical Reasoning

Recent and Upcoming Publications:

  • Nietzsche and Epicurus (Edited with Ryan J. Johnson), London: Bloomsbury, forthcoming (2020)
  • "'And Epicurus Triumphs Anew': On Nietzsche's Daybreak" in Nietzsche and Epicurus (Edited by Vinod Acharya and Ryan J. Johnson), London: Bloomsbury, forthcoming (2020)
  • Review of Paul Raimond Daniels' Nietzsche and the Birth of Tragedy (Acumen 2013), Journal of Nietzsche Studies, 48.2 (2017): 294-300