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Professor Christopher Janaway BA, DPhil Oxford

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Professor Christopher Janaway is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southampton.

Before moving to Southampton in 2005, Chris Janaway taught at Birkbeck, University of London and at the University of Sydney. He was principal investigator on the Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded research project Nietzsche and Modern Moral Philosophy (2007-2010) and is general editor of a new translation of Schopenhauer's works with Cambridge University Press.

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Tuesday 14:00 - 15:00

Thursday 12:00 - 13:00

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Research interests

His recent research has been on Schopenhauer, Nietzsche and aesthetics.

Affiliate research groups

Analytic Aesthetics and the History of Aesthetics, History of Philosophy

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    Janaway, C. (2014). Affect and cognition in Schopenhauer and Nietzsche. In Thinking about the Emotions: a Philosophical History. Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (2014). Beauty is false, truth ugly: Nietzsche on art and life. In D. Came (Ed.), Nietzsche on Art and Aesthetics. (pp. 39-56). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (2014). Beauty is false, truth ugly: Nietzsche on art and life. In D. Came (Ed.), Nietzsche on Art and Life. Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (2014). Schopenhauer on cognition (Erkenntnis). In O. Hallich, & M. Koßler (Eds.), Arthur Schopenhauer: Die Welt als Wille und Vorstellung. (pp. 8-16). (Klassiker Auslegen; No. 42). Berlin, DE: De Gruyter.
    Janaway, C. (2014). Who – or what – says yes to life? In Nietzsche and Life-affirmation. Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (2013). Plato. In B. Gaut, & D. McIver Lopes (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics: 3rd Edition. (pp. 3-13). London, GB: Routledge.
    Janaway, C. (2013). The gay science. In K. Gemes, & J. Richardson (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Nietzsche. Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (2012). Ion. In G. A. Press (Ed.), A Companion to Plato. Continuum.
    Janaway, C., & Gemes, K. (2012). Life-denial versus life-affirmation: Schopenhauer and Nietzsche on pessimism and asceticism. In B. Vandenabeele (Ed.), A Companion to Schopenhauer. (pp. 280-299). Oxford, GB: Blackwell.
    Janaway, C., & Gemes, K. (2012). Life-denial versus life-affirmation:Schopenhauer and Nietzsche on pessimism and asceticism. In B. Vandenabeele (Ed.), Companion to Schopenhauer: Blackwell Companions to Philosophy. Oxford, GB: Wiley-Blackwell.
    Janaway, C. (2012). Nietzsche on morality, drives and human greatness. In S. Robertson, & C. Janaway (Eds.), Nietzsche, Naturalism and Normativity. Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (2012). Nietzsche on morality, drives, and human greatness. In C. Janaway, & S. Robertson (Eds.), Nietzsche, Naturalism and Normativity. (pp. 183-201). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (2011). Die Schönheit ist falsch, die Wahrheit hässlich: Nietzsche über die Kunst und das Leben. In L. Huhn, & P. Schwab (Eds.), Die Philosophie des Tragischen Schopenhauer – Schelling – Nietzsche. Berlin, DE: Walter de Gruyter.
    Janaway, C. (2010). Introduction. In D. Cartwright, & E. E. Erdmann (Eds.), Arthur Schopenhauer: The Two Fundamental Problems of Ethics. (Oxford World Classics). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (2010). The real essence of human beings: Schopenhauer on the unconscious will. In A. Nicholls, & M. Liebscher (Eds.), Thinking the Unconscious: Nineteenth-Century German Thought. (pp. 140-145). Cambridge, GB: Cambridge University Press.
    Janaway, C. (2010). The real essence of human beings: Schopenhauer on the unconscious will. In A. Nicholls, & M. Liebscher (Eds.), Thinking the Unconscious: Nineteenth-Century German Thought. (pp. 140-155). Cambridge, GB: Cambridge University Press.
    Janaway, C. (2009). Autonomy, affect, and the self in Nietzsche's project of genealogy. In K. Gemes, & S. May (Eds.), Nietzsche on Freedom and Autonomy. (pp. 51-68). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (2009). Autonomy, affect, and the self in Nietzsche's project of genealogy. In K. Gemes, & S. May (Eds.), Nietzsche on Freedom and Autonomy. (pp. 51-68). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C., & Neill, A. (2009). Schopenhauer's philosophy of value. In C. Janaway, & A. Neill (Eds.), Better Consciousness: Schopenhauer's Philosophy of Value. (pp. 1-10). Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
    Janaway, C. (2007). Guilt, bad conscience, and self-punishment in Nietzsche's Genealogy. In B. Leiter, & N. Sinhababu (Eds.), Nietzsche and Morality. (pp. 138-154). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (2007). Introduction to modern theories. In S. M. Cahn, & A. Meskin (Eds.), Aesthetics: A Comprehensive Anthology. (pp. 163-166). Oxford, GB: Blackwell.
    Janaway, C. (2006). Naturalism and genealogy. In K. A. Pearson (Ed.), A Companion to Nietzsche. (pp. 337-352). (Blackwell Companions to Philosophy). Oxford UK, Malden USA: Blackwell.
    Janaway, C. (2006). Plato and the arts. In H. Benson (Ed.), A Companion to Plato. (pp. 388-400). Oxford, GB: Blackwell.
    Janaway, C. (2006). Schopenhauer, Arthur. In Encyclopedia of Modern Europe: Europe 1789-1914. Scribner's.
    Janaway, C. (2005). Aesthetics, history of. In T. Honderich (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. 2nd Edition. (pp. 9-12). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (2005). Schopenhauer et le Valeur du “Non Égoïste”. In C. Bonnet, & J. Salem (Eds.), La Raison Dévoilée: Études Schopenhaueriennes. (pp. 81-94). Paris: J. Vrin.
    Janaway, C. (2004). Schopenhauer and Nietzsche: is the will merely a word? In T. Pink, & M. W. F. Stone (Eds.), The Will and Human Action: From Antiquity to the Present Day. (pp. 173-196). (London Studies in the History of Philosophy; No. 4). London, UK: Routledge.
    Janaway, C. (2003). Kant's aesthetics and the "empty cognitive stock". In P. Guyer (Ed.), Kant's Critique of the Power of Judgment: Critical Essays. (pp. 67-86). Lanham, US: Rowman and Littlefield.
    Janaway, C. (2003). Nietzsche’s artistic revaluation. In J. L. Bermúdez, & S. Gardner (Eds.), Art and Morality. (pp. 260-276). (International Library of Philosophy). London, UK, New York, USA: Routledge.
    Janaway, C. (2003). Schopenhauer and Nietzsche: is the will merely a word? In T. Pink, & M. Stone (Eds.), The Will and Human Action: From Antiquity to the Present Day. (pp. 172-196). London, GB: Routledge.
    Janaway, C. (2003). Schopenhauer as Nietzsche's educator. In N. Martin (Ed.), Nietzsche and the German Tradition. (pp. 155-185). Oxford, GB: Peter Lang.
    Janaway, C. (2003). Tragedy: a case of pleasure in pain. In A. Haapala, & O. Kuisma (Eds.), Aesthetic Experience and the Ethical Dimension: Essays on Moral Problems in Aesthetics. (pp. 19-32). (Acta Philosophica Fennica; Vol. 72, No. 72). Helsinki: Philosophical Society of Finland.
    Janaway, C. (2000). Arthur Schopenhauer. In S. Emmanuel (Ed.), The Blackwell Guide to Modern Philosophers: From Descartes to Nietzsche. (pp. 326-342). Oxford, GB: Blackwell.
    Janaway, C. (2000). Schopenhauer, Arthur. In E. Craig (Ed.), Concise Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy. (pp. 801-802). New York, US: Routledge.
    Janaway, C. (2000). Will and nature. In C. Janaway (Ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Schopenhauer. (pp. 138-170). Cambridge, GB: Cambridge University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1999). Schopenhauer's pessimism. In A. O'Hear (Ed.), German Philosophy Since Kant. (pp. 47-63). (Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement; No. 44). Cambridge, GB: Cambridge University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1999). Schopenhauer's pessimism. In C. Janaway (Ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Schopenhauer. (pp. 318-343). Cambridge, GB: Cambridge University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1998). Friedrich Nietzsche, on Schopenhauer: Notes 1868. In C. Janaway (Ed.), Willing and Nothingness: Schopenhauer ad Nietzsche's Educator. (pp. 258-265). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1998). Greek philosophy I: the Pre-Socratics and Plato. In A. C. Grayling (Ed.), Philosophy 1. (pp. 336-397). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1998). Plato. In M. Kelly (Ed.), Encyclopaedia of Aesthetics [vol. 3]. (pp. 518-521). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/acref/9780195113075.001.0001
    Janaway, C. (1998). Schopenhauer as Nietzsche's educator. In C. Janaway (Ed.), Willing and Nothingness: Schopenhauer as Nietzsche's Educator. (pp. 13-36). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1998). Schopenhauer, Arthur. In E. Craig (Ed.), Routledge Encyclopaedia of Philosophy. (pp. 545-554). London, GB: Routledge.
    Janaway, C. (1997). Schopenhauer. In R. Scruton, P. Singer, & M. Tanner (Eds.), German Philosophers: Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer, and Nietzsche. (pp. 217-336). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1996). Knowledge and tranquility: Schopenhauer on the value of art. In D. Jacquette (Ed.), Schopenhauer, Philosophy and the Arts. (pp. 39-61). Cambridge, GB: Cambridge University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1995). Aesthetic attitude. In T. Honderich (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. (pp. 8-9). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1995). Aesthetic distance. In T. Honderich (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. (pp. 13-17). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1995). Aesthetic judgement. In T. Honderich (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. (pp. 58-59). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1995). Aestheticism. In T. Honderich (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. (pp. 60). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1995). Aesthetics, Problems of. In T. Honderich (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. (pp. 80-81). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1995). Art. In T. Honderich (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. (pp. 178). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1995). Art criticism. In T. Honderich (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. (pp. 279). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1995). Beauty. In T. Honderich (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. (pp. 284). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1995). Death-of-the-author thesis. In T. Honderich (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. (pp. 395-396). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1995). Fiction. In T. Honderich (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. (pp. 412). Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1995). Forgery. In T. Honderich (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1995). Imagination, aesthetic. In T. Honderich (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1995). Intentional fallacy. In T. Honderich (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1995). Representation in art. In T. Honderich (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1995). Scruton, Roger. In T. Hoinderich (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1995). Tragedy. In T. Honderich (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1995). Value, aesthetic. In T. Honderich (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
    Janaway, C. (1992). Craft and fineness in Plato's Ion. In J. Annas (Ed.), Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy: Volume X. Oxford, GB: Oxford Univeristy Press.
    Janaway, C. (1991). Nietzsche, the self and Schopenhauer. In K. Ansell-Pearson (Ed.), Nietzsche and Modern German Thought. (pp. 119-142). London, GB: Routledge.

Conference

Pre-publication:

[With Simon Robertson] Nietzsche, Naturalism and Normativity (Oxford: Oxford University Press, in preparation).

‘The Gay Science’, in Ken Gemes and John Richardson (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Nietzsche (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming).

‘Nietzsche on Morality, Drives, and Human Greatness’, in Christopher Janaway and Simon Roberston (eds.), Nietzsche, Naturalism and Normativity (Oxford, Oxford University Press, forthcoming).

‘Beauty is false, truth ugly: Nietzsche on art and life’, in Daniel Came (ed.), Nietzsche on Art and Aesthetics (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming).

[With Ken Gemes] ‘Life-denial versus Life-affirmation: Schopenhauer and Nietzsche on Pessimism and Asceticism’ in Bart Vandenabeele (ed.), Blackwell Companion to Schopenhauer (Oxford: Blackwell, forthcoming).

Professor Christopher Janaway
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