Whoever asserts a value, must bring its influence to bear. Whoever maintains that it has value regardless of the influence brought to bear by any individual human being who endorses it, is simply cheating
Dr. Bart Jansen LL.M. is Assistant Professor of Philosophy of Law and Ethics at Nyenrode Business University and since 2023 affiliated with the New York University (NYU) Philosophy Department. His book The Juridification of Business Ethics was published in September 2023 by Springer International. At Nyenrode, Bart Jansen is part of the Nyenrode Faculty Expertise Center Entrepreneurship, Governance & Stewardship and is a member of the Nyenrode Corporate Governance Institute.
Since spring 2022, Jansen has been an
adjunct professor of philosophy of law at Airlangga University in Surabaya,
Indonesia. Together with his colleagues in Surabaya, he conducts comparative
legal research on Indonesian and Dutch law.
In addition to Nyenrode, Jansen teaches
Jurisprudence at the University of Amsterdam. He currently teaches Law and
Human Behavior there.
Jansen’s areas of interest mainly cover
philosophy of law and ethics, but he also publishes on aesthetics and
philosophy of art, semiotics of law, philosophy of existence, medical ethics
and health law, sustainability in global supply chains and the art sector,
comparative constitutional law, business ethics and management philosophy, and
In January 2022, Bart Jansen defended
his legal philosophical dissertation at
Nyenrode where he defended his thesis that business ethics is subject to
juridification and that this juridification gets in the way of real ethics.