Log In

Babette E. Babich Edit Profile

writer , Philosophy educator

Babette E. Babich, American Philosophy educator, author. Recipient Fulbright fellowship Fulbright Commission, Tubingen, Berlin, Germany, 1984-1985, Belgium American fellowship Belgium American Ednl. Foundation, 1985-1986; named Fulbright professor Fulbright Commission, Tubingen, 1991-1992. Member American Philosophical Association, Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Nietzsche Society (executive secretary since 1997).

Background

Babich, Babette E. was born on November 14, 1956 in New York City. Daughter of Robert Joseph and Barbara Jane (Alstead) Babich.

Education

Bachelor, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1980. Master of Arts, Boston College, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, Boston College, 1987.

Career

She has also made substantive contributions to scholarly discussion of the role of politics in institutional philosophy as well as gender in the academy. A student of Hans-Georg Gadamer, she also worked with Jacob Taubes and Paul Feyerabend. In 1996, she founded (and edits) the journal New Nietzsche Studies in her capacity as Executive Director of the Nietzsche Society, named in homage to the spirit of David B. Allison's The New Nietzsche.

Nietzsche, Theories of Knowledge and Critical Theory: Nietzsche and the Sciences I Nietzsche, Epistemology and Philosophy of Science: Nietzsche and the Sciences II.

Works

Views

The Multidimensionality of Hermeneutic Phenomenology. 1999. From Phenomenology to Thought, Errancy, and Desire: Essays in Honor of William J. Richardson, S.J. Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Membership

Member American Philosophical Association, Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Nietzsche Society (executive secretary since 1997).

Connections

Married William Strongin (divorced). Married Tracy B. Strong.

father:
Robert Joseph Babich

mother:
Barbara Jane (Alstead) Babich

spouses:
William Strongin

Tracy B. Strong.