Martine Prange is Full Professor of Philosophy of Humanity, Culture, and Society at Tilburg University (since September 2016). Her expertise ranges from the History of Modern Continental Philosophy (Kant, Nietzsche, Foucault) to Aesthetics, Philosophy of Music, Philosophy of Sports, and Philosophy of Media. She has published two monographs on Nietzsche, one in Dutch on The Gay Science, which focuses on the influence of Nietzsche’s stays in Italy and his love of Bizet's Carmen, or, his love of 'the south', for his free-spirited philosophy (Lof der Méditerrannée: Nietzsches vrolijke wetenschap tussen noord en zuid. Kampen: Klement, 2005) and one in English on Nietzsche's artistic-cultural ideal for Europe in relation to his philosophy of art and music (focusing on the philosophical influences from Wagner, Goethe and Schiller on his aesthetics): Nietzsche, Wagner, Europe. Monografien und Texte zur Nietzschestudien 61. Berlin/ New York: De Gruyter, 2013 (hardback), 2016 (paperback).