Department of Philosophy

MSC 03 2140
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
Humanities (HUM)

Phone: (505) 277-2405
Fax: (505) 277-6362

Kaitlyn Creasy

PhD Student


Previous Degree/s: BA in Philosophy, New York University; MA in Philosophy, University of New Mexico

Philosophical Interests: Nietzsche, 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Environmental Philosophy, Ethics


Review of Plato and Nietzsche: Their Philosophical Art by Mark Anderson (Bloomsbury Academic, 2014), Ancient Philosophy 36 (2016).

Review of Naturalizing Heidegger: His Confrontation with Nietzsche, His Contributions to Environmental Philosophy (State University of New York Press, 2015), Journal of Nietzsche Studies 48.2. (forthcoming) 


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“Environmental Nihilism: Reading Nietzsche Against New Conservationism.” Paper to be presented at the 91st Annual Pacific Meeting of the American Philosophical Association, April 2017. (upcoming)

"Thinking Self-Transformation and Openness in Nietzsche," 55th Annual Meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 20-22, 2016.

"The Limits of Self-Determination in Nietzsche," 21st Annual Conference of the Friedrich Nietzsche Society, University of Hull, Scarborough, UK, 2015.

"Finding Love in Nietzsche," 20th Annual Conference of the Friedrich Nietzsche Society, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK, 2014.

"Letting Others In: Friendship and "Aesthetic Listening" in Nietzsche," Women and Minorities in the Philosophical Tradition at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 2014.

"A Reconciliation of Value Monist and Value Pluralist Aspects of Nietzsche's System of Values," New York University Undergraduate Research Conference in the College of Arts and Sciences, New York, NY, 2010.

“Taoist Influences on Heidegger’s Philosophy,” Dean’s Circle Research Colloquium in the General Studies Program at New York University, New York, NY, 2008.