Stephen Hicks









Stephen R. C. Hicks is Professor of Philosophy at Rockford University, Illinois, USA.

  • He has published four books:
    • The Art of Reasoning: Readings for Logical Analysis (co-edited with David Kelley, W. W. Norton & Co., 1994, second edition 1998).
    • Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault(Scholargy Publishing, 2004; Expanded Edition, 2011).
    • Nietzsche and the Nazis (Ockham’s Razor, 2010).
    • Entrepreneurial Living (co-edited with Jennifer Harrolle, CEEF, 2016).
  • He has published in academic journals such as Review of Metaphysics and other publications such as The Wall Street Journal.
  • His writings have been translated into fourteen languages: Portuguese, Spanish, German, Korean, Persian, Serbo-Croatian, Polish, Swedish, Hindi, Russian, Ukrainian, Cantonese, French, and Arabic.
  • In 2010, he won his university’s Excellence in Teaching Award.
  • He has been Visiting Professor of Business Ethics at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., a Visiting Fellow at the Social Philosophy & Policy Center in Bowling Green, Ohio, and Senior Fellow at The Objectivist Center in New York.
  • He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Guelph, Canada, and his Ph.D. in philosophy from Indiana University, Bloomington.
  • More information about Dr. Hicks’s courses, publications, and blog can be found at his website: