Ken Gemes is a philosopher with a primary interest in Nietzsche. He is Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck, University of London and joined the New College of the Humanities in London in 2011 as subject area convenor for diploma subjects. Prior to joining Birkbeck, Gemes taught at Yale University in the US. In 1990 he gained a PhD from the University of Pittsburgh, US.
Gemes's work has covered a wide range of philosophical issues, from technical concerns of logical content to Nietzsche's account of philosophy as the "last manifestation of the ascetic ideal".
- Gemes, Ken (1992), Nietzsche's Critique of Truth, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Vol. 52, No. 1, March 1992, pp. 47–65
- Gemes, Ken (1993), Hypothetico-Deductivism, Content, and the Natural Axiomatization of Theories, Philosophy of Science, Vol. 60, No. 3 Sep., pp. 477–487
- Gemes, Ken and Simon May (Editors) (2009), Nietzsche on Freedom and Autonomy, Oxford University Press
- http://www.nchum.org/who-we-are/subject-convenors-and-other-teaching-staff New College of the Humanities: Subject conveners and other teaching staff (Accessed August 2011)
- http://www.bbk.ac.uk/philosophy/our-staff/academics/gemes Birkbeck: University of London - Professor Ken Gemes (Accessed June 2011
- http://www.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Philosophy/History/19thC/~~/dmlldz11c2EmY2k9OTc4MDE5OTIzMTU2MA==?view=usa&ci=9780199231560#Author_Information Oxford University Press: Nietzsche on Freedom and Autonomy Edited by Ken Gemes and Simon May: Author details (Accessed June 2011)
- Jenkins, Mark P. (2010) Review of Nietzsche on Freedom and Autonomy, The Journal of Nietzsche Studies, 40, no. 1 : 85-90