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  • Warandelaan 2, Dante Building, room D 122

    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).

Current courses

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Keywords

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

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team teaching Social Sciences
art education Social Sciences
dance Social Sciences
Nussbaum, M. Social Sciences
interview Social Sciences
education Social Sciences
conscience Social Sciences
happiness Social Sciences

Research Output 1999 2018

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

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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

team teaching
dance
interview

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

art education
Nussbaum, M.
education
conscience
happiness

Activities 2001 2017

  • 13 Oral presentation

De pestkop en het publiek

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

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

Gastcollge

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

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

Conference on Leo Strauss

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

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

Projects 2000 2004