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  • Warandelaan 2, Dante Building, room D 118

    5037 AB Tilburg

    Netherlands

19992018

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Personal profile

Research interests

Ancient and Medieval Philosophy

Ancient Greek and Roman Culture and Literature

Ethics

Political Philosophy

Career

- Senior Lecturer at University College Tilburg and in the Department of Philosophy - Tilburg School of Humanities, 2008 - present.

·Assistant Professor in Legal Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Humanities, Tilburg University (Universiteit van Tilburg), from 1 January 2001 - 2008.

·Postdoctoral Fellow of the Committee on Social Thought and the John M. Olin Center for Inquiry into the Theory and Practice of Democracy, University of Chicago: Winter Quarter (Jan.- Mar.) 1999.

·Postdoctoral Fellow of the Fund for Scientific Research - Flanders, from October 1998 to October 2001. Research project: "Moderniteit en onttovering: het filosofische debat over de secularisering in Duitsland tussen 1920 en 1975" (Modernity and Disenchantment: the Philosophical Debate on Secularization in Germany between 1920 and 1975).

·Research Assistant of the Fund for Scientific Research - Flanders, from October 1994 to October 1998. Research project: "Politiek, transcendentie en geschiedenis: Leo Strauss en de crisis van de liberale democratie" (Politics, Transcendence, and History: Leo Strauss and the Crisis of Liberal Democracy).

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Keywords

  • Literary-Historical Aspects
  • Philosophy
  • Medieval Philosophy; History Of
  • Ethics
  • Ancient Philosophy; History Of

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Research Output

The Example of Socrates: The Correspondence Between Leo Strauss and Gerhard Krüger

Janssens, D., 2018, The Strauss-Krüger Correspondence: Returning to Plato through Kant. Shell, S. (ed.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 105-123 19 p. (Recovering Political Philosophy ).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Back to the Roots: The Correspondence Between Leo Strauss and Jacob Klein

Janssens, D., 2017, In : Philosophical Readings - Online Journal of Philosophy. 9, 1, p. 25-30 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Case study 21 Shall we dance? An example of team teaching

van Lenning, A. & Janssens, D., 2017, Designing interdisciplinary education: a practical handbook for university teachers. de Greef, L., Post, G., Vink, C. & Wenting, L. (eds.). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, p. 120-120 (Perspectives on Interdisciplinarity; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

  • Under-Thought: Teaching Homer in a Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum

    Janssens, D., 2017, Back to The Core: Rethinking Core Texts in Liberal Arts & Sciences Education in Europe. Cohen de Lara, E. & Drop, H. (eds.). Vernon Press, p. 177-188 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

    Comment sauver son esprit? Modération et connaissance de soi en Arts Libéraux

    Translated title of the contribution: Safe Minds: Moderation and Self-Knowledge in Liberal Arts EducationJanssens, D., 2016, Les valeurs dans l'enseignement supérieur: Actes du 29ème Congrès de l'AIPU. Université de Lausanne, p. 137-138 2 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  • Activities

    • 13 Oral presentation

    De pestkop en het publiek

    Alkeline van Lenning (Speaker), David Janssens (Speaker)
    7 Jun 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

    Colloquium The Locus of Tragedy

    D.J.M.S. Janssens (Speaker)
    25 Nov 2006

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

    Colloquium Global Governance and Human Rights

    D.J.M.S. Janssens (Speaker)
    29 Nov 2006

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

    Gastcollge

    D.J.M.S. Janssens (Speaker)
    3 May 2006

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

    Conference on Leo Strauss

    D.J.M.S. Janssens (Speaker)
    7 Nov 2005

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

    Projects