Philosophy

Jonathan Way

PhD University of California, Santa Barbara

Primary position:
Lecturer
Other positions:
Dissertation Coordinator, Exams Officer

Background

The University of Southampton

Jonathan completed his PhD at the University of California, Santa Barbara in December 2008. He then held a temporary lectureship at the University of Stirling, before joining Southampton in February 2011.

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Publications

The University of Southampton's electronic library (e-prints)

Article

McHugh, Conor and Way, Jonathan (2014) Broome on reasoning. Teorema, 1-12. (In Press).
Way, Jonathan (2012) Transmission and the wrong kind of reason. Ethics, 122, (3), 489-515. (doi:10.1086/664749).
Way, Jonathan (2012) Explaining the instrumental principle. Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 90, (3), 487-506. (doi:10.1080/00048402.2011.598174).
Way, Jonathan (2011) The symmetry of rational requirements. Philosophical Studies, 155, (2), 227-239. (doi:10.1007/s11098-010-9563-7).
Way, Jonathan (2010) The normativity of rationality. Philosophy Compass, 5, (12), 1057-1068. (doi:10.1111/j.1747-9991.2010.00357.x).
Way, Jonathan M. (2010) Defending the wide-scope approach to instrumental reason. Philosophical Studies, 147, (2), 213-233. (doi:10.1007/s11098-008-9277-2).
Way, Jonathan (2009) Two accounts of the normativity of rationality. Journal of Ethics & Social Philosophy, 1-9.

Book Section

Way, Jonathan (2013) Value and reasons to favour. In, Shafer-Landau, Russ (ed.) Oxford Studies in Metaethics, Volume 8. Oxford, GB, Oxford University Press, 27-49. (Oxford Studies in Metaethics).
Way, Jonathan (2013) Reasons and rationality. In, Star, Daniel (ed.) Oxford Handbook of Reasons and Normativity. Oxford, GB, Oxford University Press. (Submitted).
 

Research

Research Interests

Jonathan's research focuses on issues in ethics and epistemology, broadly construed.  He is especially interested in issues to do with reasons, rationality, value, and normativity, across both epistemic and practical domains.  Jonathan also has general interests in action theory, normative ethics, and various issues in philosophy of mind and language.

Affiliate research groups:  Epistemology, Ethics

Contact

Dr Jonathan Way
Humanities
University of Southampton
Avenue Campus
Highfield
Southampton
SO17 1BF
United Kingdom

Email: J.Way@soton.ac.uk
Telephone: 023 8059 6713

Room Number: 65/1043

Telephone: (023) 8059 6713
Facsimile: (023) 8059 9402
Email: J.Way@soton.ac.uk