Philosophy at St Andrews

Janis Schaab

PhD student

Janis Schaab

Thesis: Kantian Constructivism in Moral Philosophy

Supervisors: Jens Timmermann and Ben Sachs

Degrees: B.A. Philosophy & Economics (University of Bayreuth); MLitt Philosophy (SASP)

Email: jds20@st-andrews.ac.uk

Research

Ethics/Metaethics, Moral Psychology, Kant

Publications

(forthcoming) “Why it is Disrespectful to Violate Rights: Contractualism and the Kind-Desire Theory”, in Philosophical Studies (2017). DOI: 10.1007/s11098-017-0857-x

Online first: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11098-017-0857-x

Presentations

Presentations:

"Kantian Constructivism and the Sources of Normativity", SASP Postgraduate Research Seminar, University of St Andrews, October 2017

"Kantian Constructivism and the Sources of Normativity", Colloquium on Practical Philosophy/Ethics, Humboldt University Berlin, July 2017

"‘Philosophy as Defense’: Towards a Non-Foundationalist Kantian Constructivism", Kant Colloquium, University of St Andrews, November 2016

"Commitment and the Second-Person Standpoint", Gothenburg Responsibility Conference, University of Gothenburg, August 2016*

"Kantian Constructivism and the Second-Person Standpoint", Dublin Graduate Philosophy Conference: Kant, Metaethics, and Value, Trinity College Dublin, May 2016*

"Kantian Constructivism and the Second-Person Standpoint", SASP Postgraduate Research Seminar, University of St Andrews, February 2016

"Rights, Reasons, and Respect", Annual Meeting of the Scots Philosophical Association, University of Glasgow, December 2015*

"What is the Moral Importance of the Separateness of Persons?", SASP Postgraduate Reading Party, October 2015*

"Is Economics 'Normal Science': Do Economists Share a Paradigm?", LSE-Bayreuth Student Philosophy Conference, LSE, May 2013*

(* peer-reviewed)

 

Teaching

"Morality, Identity, and Commitment", University of Bayreuth (Instructor)

"Moral and Political Controversies", University of St Andrews (Tutor)

"The Enlightenment", University of St Andrews (Tutor)

"Introduction to Philosophy of Science", University of Bayreuth (Tutor)

"Introduction to Political Philosophy", University of Bayreuth (Tutor)

Other interests

Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind


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