Ashley Woodward is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Dundee. He is a member of the Scottish Centre for Continental Philosophy, was a founding member of the Melbourne School of Continental Philosophy, and is an editor of Parrhesia: A Journal of Critical Philosophy. His work on Nietzsche has mostly focused on the problem of nihilism and on interpretations and influences of Nietzsche in later philosophical traditions. His books include Nihilism in Postmodernity (Davies Group 2009), Understanding Nietzscheanism (Acumen 2011), and the edited volumes Interpreting Nietzsche (Continuum 2011) and Nietzsche and the Politics of Difference (with Andrea Rehberg; De Gruyter, forthcoming). He has published articles on Nietzsche in journals such as Nietzsche-Studien, Continental Philosophy Review, and The Agonist. His other research interests include recent and contemporary French philosophy, aesthetics, and philosophy of information.