Nicholas H. Smith

Nicholas H. Smith worked in the Philosophy Department at Macquarie University from 1997 to 2021. In 2022 he will start a new job as Visiting Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Connecticut. He is the author of books and articles in modern European philosophy, critical social theory, political philosophy, philosophy of work, and philosophy of education. Much of his writing can be viewed on his website.

Nicholas H. Smith reviews 'A Philosopher Looks at Work' by Raymond Geuss

November 2021, no. 437 25 October 2021
Nicholas H. Smith reviews 'A Philosopher Looks at Work' by Raymond Geuss
One consequence of the pandemic is that it has led many people to imagine themselves as someone else. Those whose work has dried up – actors, musicians, curators, librarians, flight attendants, and so on – have suddenly had to adapt to a world that has no place for the things they do and thus no place for people like them. What if this new world is not just a temporary blip, but the shape of t ... (read more)