Dr Stephen Hicks

Dr. Stephen Hicks

Stephen R. C. Hicks is Professor of Philosophy at Rockford University, Illinois, USA, Executive Director of the Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship, and Senior Scholar at The Atlas Society. He is the author of five books: 

  • Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault (Scholargy Publishing, 2004; Expanded Edition, 2011).
  • Nietzsche and the Nazis (Ockham’s Razor, 2010).
  • The Art of Reasoning: Readings for Logical Analysis (co-edited with David Kelley, W. W. Norton & Co., 1994, second edition 1998).
  • Entrepreneurial Living (co-edited with Jennifer Harrolle, CEEF, 2016).
  • Liberalism Pro and Con (Connor Court, 2020)

His writings have been translated into sixteen languages: Portuguese, Spanish, German, Korean, Persian, Serbo-Croatian, Polish, Swedish, Hindi, Russian, Ukrainian, Cantonese, French, Hebrew, Estonian, and Arabic.

He has published in academic journals such as Business Ethics QuarterlyTeaching Philosophy, and Review of Metaphysics, as well as other publications such as The Wall Street JournalCato Unbound, and The Baltimore Sun.

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, Senior Fellow at The Objectivist Center in New York, and Visiting Professor at the University of Kasimir the Great, Poland.

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, USA.