banner USF College of Arts & Sciences A-Z Index CAS USF Search OASIS myUSF

USF Home > College of Arts and Sciences > Philosophy Department

Joshua  Rayman

Joshua Rayman

Joshua Rayman
Assistant Professor


Office: FAO 243
Fax: 813/974-5914



Joshua Rayman is an assistant professor of philosophy, specializing in Nietzsche and nineteenth and twentieth century continental philosophy. He graduated from Williams College cum laude with a B.A. in philosophy and history. He earned an M.A. in philosophy with distinction from Loyola University of Chicago and received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the Pennsylvania State University. He has published and presented widely on topics ranging from the science of baseball and the divide between analytic and continental philosophy to Hegel, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault, and the Frankfurt School. His book, Kant on Sublimity and Morality, was published by the University of Wales Press in July 2012, and distributed in the United States by the University of Chicago Press. Publications since 2014 include “Nietzsche on Causality,” “Crossing the Epistemological Divide: Foucault, Barthes, and Neo-Kantianism,” and “Heidegger’s ‘Nazism’ as veiled Nietzschean and Heideggerianism: Evidence from the Black Notebooks.” Among his current projects are a book manuscript on Nietzsche and articles on Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Benjamin.