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Professor Aaron Ridley BA York, PhD Cambridge

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Professor Aaron Ridley is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southampton.

Before taking up his position at Southampton in 1994, Aaron Ridley taught at the University College of North Wales, Bangor and at Ithaca College, New York.

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On research leave, no office hours.

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Research interests

Aaron's research has been mainly in aesthetics, particularly the philosophy of music, and on Nietzsche.

Affiliate research groups

Analytic Aesthetics and the History of Aesthetics, History of Philosophy

Articles

Books

Book Chapters

    Ridley, A. (2014). Nietzsche and music. In D. Came (Ed.), Nietzsche on Art and Life. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
    Ridley, A. (2013). Nietzsche and the arts of life. In K. Gemes, & J. Richardson (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook on Nietzsche. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
    Ridley, A. (2011). Une Promesse de Bonheur? Beauty in the 'Genealogy'. In Nietzsche's 'On the Genealogy of Morality': Critical Essays. (pp. 309-325). Cambridge, GB: Cambridge University Press. DOI: 10.1017/CBO9781139014977.016
    Ridley, A. (2009). Nietzsche's intentions: what the sovereign individual promises. In K. Gemes, & S. May (Eds.), Nietzsche on Freedom and Autonomy. (pp. 181-196). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
    Ridley, A. (2007). Persona sometimes grata:on the appreciation of expressive music. In K. Stock (Ed.), Philosophers on Music: Experience, Meaning and Work. (pp. 130-146). (Mind Association Occasional Series). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
    Ridley, A. (2005). Introduction. In A. Ridley, & J. Norman (Eds.), The Anti-Christ, Ecce Homo, Twilight of the Idols and other writings. (pp. vii-xxxiv). Cambridge, GB: Cambridge University Press.
    Ridley, A. (2003). Critical conversions. In J. L. Bermúdez, & S. Gardner (Eds.), Art and Morality. (pp. 131-142). London, UK, New York, USA: Routledge.
    Ridley, A. (2003). Expression in art. In J. Levinson (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics. (pp. 211-227). (Oxford Handbooks). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Ridley, A. (2003). Tragedy. In J. Levinson (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics. (pp. 408-420). (Oxford Handbooks). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Ridley, A. (2002). R.G. Collingwood. In C. Murray (Ed.), Key Thinkers on Art, Vol. 2. (pp. 74-79). (Routledge Key Guides). Abingdon, GB: Routledge.
    Ridley, A. (2002). What is the meaning of aesthetic ideals? In S. Kemal, I. Gaskell, & D. Conway (Eds.), Nietzsche, Philosophy and the Arts. (pp. 128-148). Cambridge, GB: Cambridge University Press.
    Ridley, A., & Berrios, R. (2001). Nietzsche. In B. Graut, & D. Lopes (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics. (pp. 75-86). (Routledge companions to Philosophy). London, GB: Routledge.
    Owen, D., & Ridley, A. (2000). Dramatis personae: Nietzsche as cultural physician. In A. D. Schrift (Ed.), Why Nietzsche Still? Reflections on Drama, Culture, and Politics. Berkeley, USA: University of California Press.
    Ridley, A. (2000). Science in the service of life: Nietzsche’s objectivism. In M. W. F. Stone, & J. Wolff (Eds.), The Proper Ambition of Science. (pp. 91-102). (London Studies in the History of Philosophy). London, GB: Routledge.
    Ridley, A. (1998). Emotions and music. In M. Kelly (Ed.), The Encyclopaedia of Aesthetics. (pp. 109-111). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Ridley, A. (1998). Richard Wagner. In M. Kelly (Ed.), The Encyclopaedia of Aesthetics. (pp. 445-447). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Ridley, A. (1995). Profundity in music. In A. Neill, & A. Ridley (Eds.), Arguing About Art. (pp. 260-272). New York, US: McGraw-Hill.
Professor Aaron Ridley
Humanities University of Southampton Avenue Campus Highfield Southampton SO17 1BF United Kingdom

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Email:amr3@soton.ac.uk

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