Better Consciousness: Schopenhauer's Philosophy of Value
October 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
- Features a collection of new essays from leading Schopenhauer scholars
- Explores a relatively neglected area of Schopenhauer's philosophy
- Offers a new perspective on a great thinker who crystallized the pessimism of the nineteenth century and has many points of contact with twenty-first century thought
Christopher Janaway is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southampton. His research interests fall chiefly in the areas of 19th-century German philosophy and aesthetics. His recent books include Schopenhauer: A Very Short Introduction (2002), Reading Aesthetics: Selected Texts with Interactive Commentary (Blackwell, 2005), and Beyond Selflessness: Reading Nietzsche's Genealogy (2007).