Lawrence J. Hatab is Louis I. Jaffe Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Old Dominion University. He is an internationally recognized scholar and has published many books and articles, mostly on Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Ancient thought. Among his books are: A Nietzschean Defense of Democracy: An Experiment in Postmodern Politics (Open Court, 1995), Nietzsche’s Life Sentence: Coming to Terms with Eternal Recurrence (Routledge, 2005), Nietzsche’s On the Genealogy of Morality (Cambridge University Press, 2008), Ethics and Finitude: Heideggerian Contributions to Moral Philosophy (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000), Proto-Phenomenology and the Nature of Language: Dwelling in Speech I (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2017), and Proto-Phenomenology, Language Acquisition, Orality, and Literacy: Dwelling in Speech II (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2019). He is a member of the Friedrich Nietzsche Society, The North American Nietzsche Society, and the Heidegger Circle. He is also a recovering academic and has been jargon-free for many years. As readers of Nietzsche’s Life Sentence know, the philosophy of Nietzsche has been a significant influence on his life.