Wiley-Blackwell has just published a new collection of essays, edited by Alex Neill and Christopher Janaway, entitled Better Consciousness: Schopenhauer’s Philosophy of Value. The collection focuses on “Schopenhauer’s aesthetics and ethics and their contemporary relevance.” The table of contents is copied below, and Blackwell has posted a PDF of Christopher Janaway’s chapter, which you can access for free by clicking here.
Table of Contents:
- Schopenhauer’s Philosophy of Value (Christopher Janaway, University of Southampton, UK and Alex Neill, University of Southampton, UK).
- Back to Truth: Knowledge and Pleasure in the Aesthetics of Schopenhauer (Paul Guyer, University of Pennsylvania, USA).
- Aesthetic Experience in Schopenhauer’s Metaphysics of Will (Alex Neill, University of Southampton, UK).
- Schopenhauer on Aesthetic Understanding and the Values of Art (Bart Vandenabeele, Universiteit Gent, Belgium).
- Poetic Intuition and the Bounds of Sense: Metaphor and Metonymy in Schopenhauer’s Philosophy (Sandra Shapshay, Indiana University – Bloomington, USA).
- Life is but a mirror: On the connection between ethics, metaphysics and character in Schopenhauer (Matthias Koßler, Johannes-Gutenberg Universität, Germany).
- Knowledge and Selflessness: Schopenhauer and the Paradox of Reflection (Bernard Reginster, Brown University, USA).
- Natural Beauty and Optimism in Schopenhauer’s Aesthetics (Robert Wicks, University of Auckland, New Zealand).
- Compassion and Solidarity with Sufferers: The Metaphysics of Mitleid (David E. Cartwright, University of Wisconsin – Whitewater , USA).
- Schopenhauer’s Politics: Ethics, Jurisprudence and The State (Julian Young, University of Auckland, New Zealand).
- Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Death and Salvation (Neil Jordan, Godalming, UK).