SternProfessor Robert Stern
Department of Philosophy, University of Sheffield
Robert Stern came to Sheffield in 1989, having been a graduate and Research Fellow at St John’s College, Cambridge. He has been a Professor since 2000, and was Head of Department from 2004 to 2008. His main interests in the history of philosophy are in nineteenth century post-Kantian German philosophy, especially Hegel. His interests in contemporary philosophy are in epistemology, metaphysics, ethics and political philosophy. He has written books on Hegel, on arguments against scepticism, and on the nature and basis of our moral obligations.