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Robert A. Stern (born February 1962)[1] is a professor of philosophy at the University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom. He is a British philosopher who is known for his work on the history of philosophy, particularly Hegel and Immanuel Kant. His current research is focused on the Danish ethicist Knud Ejler Løgstrup.

Robert A. Stern
Born1962 (age 56–57)
Alma materUniversity of Cambridge
Main interests
Hegel, Kant

Eduation and careerEdit

Stern graduated from St John's College, Cambridge, and then became a research fellow there. He has been a professor at the University of Sheffield since 2000, and was the head of the Department of Philosophy from 2004 to 2008.[2]

He is on the editorial board of the European Journal of Philosophy,[3] and he is the current president of the British Philosophical Association.[4]

He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2019.[5]



  • Stern, Robert (1990). Hegel, Kant and the structure of the object. London New York: Routledge. ISBN 9780415025935.
  • Stern, Robert (1993). G.W.F. Hegel: critical assessments. London New York: Routledge. ISBN 9780415072793.
  • Stern, Robert (2000). Transcendental arguments and scepticism : answering the question of justification. Oxford Oxford New York: Clarendon Press Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198250531.
  • Stern, Robert (2002). Routledge philosophy guidebook to Hegel and the Phenomenology of spirit. London New York: Routledge. ISBN 9780203205044.
  • Stern, Robert (2009). Hegelian metaphysics. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199239108.
  • Stern, Robert (2012). Understanding moral obligation: Kant, Hegel, Kierkegaard. Cambridge New York: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9781107012073.
  • Stern, Robert (2013). The Routledge guide book to Hegel's Phenomenology of spirit (second ed.). Abingdon, Oxon New York: Routledge. ISBN 9780415664455.

Journal articlesEdit


  1. ^ "Stern, Robert, 1962–..." VIAF. Retrieved 13 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Profile: Robert Stern". University of Sheffield. Retrieved 13 April 2014.
  3. ^ "European Board of Philosophy – Editorial Board". European Journal of Philosophy. doi:10.1111/(ISSN)1468-0378.
  4. ^ "About us". British Philosophical Association. Retrieved 13 April 2014.
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