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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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Thursday 17:00 - 18:00

Friday  16:00 - 17:00

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Research interests

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

Affiliate research group(s)

Analytic Aesthetics and the History of Aesthetics, History of Philosophy

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

Room Number: 65/1033

Telephone: (023) 8059 2908
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Email: amr3@soton.ac.uk

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