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Dr Simon Townsend

Associate Lecturer

 Office hours: currently online. 

Research interests



Nietzsche on the Rise of Strong Political States and Their Cultivation of Higher Individuals (2020). Review of Politics 82 (1).

The Exploitation of Sacred Desire: Rethinking Georges Bataille's Political Theory.
Theory & Event 21 (4), 844-864.

Beyond the Myth of the Nietzschean Ideal-Type, European Journal of Philosophy 25 (3).


Nietzsche's Great Politics (2017) by Hugo Drochon, Contemporary Political Theory 16 (4). 


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