Research centres and resources on British
Conferences and symposia
- 6-9 July 2005 --
Collingwood Society, Conistonwater (Monk Coniston) [Lake District]
- 18-22 July 2005 --
Conference on "Idealism Today," at Harris Manchester College, Oxford. Contact: Dr W.J.Mander, or check: http://users.ox.ac.uk/~manc0043/idealismtoday.html
- 3 August 2004 --
Moral and Social Philosophy" at the International Society for the
of European Ideas (ISSEI), University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.
- 20-25 August
2003 -- International
Conference on Anglo-American Idealism, Olympia, Greece. Contact: Dr. Stamatoula
- 2-4 September
2002 -- Conference on 'T
and Contemporary Philosophy,' Harris Manchester College,
December 2001-- British
Idealism Conference, Gregynog, Wales.
- 'Michael Oakeshott
Association,' London School of Economics, September 2001
New Millennium Conference, St Catharine's College, Oxford, July 4-6,
- ‘The Philosophy of British Idealists,’
3rd Annual Conference of the Society for European Philosophy, Middlesex
University, London, September 6-8, 2000.
Idealism and European Philosophy, University of Bergen, Norway,
August 14 - 18, 2000.
the Legacy of British Idealism, Harris Manchester College,
Oxford, September 1-2, 1999
Philosophy of British
Idealists,’ 2nd Annual Conference of the Society for
Philosophy, Anglia Polytechnic University, Cambridge, September 8-10
The Moral, Social, and Political
Philosophy of British
Idealists (two panels) PSA of UK, University of Nottingham, March
Major figures in idealism
Edward Caird (1835-1908)
Books by and about Green
F.H. Bradley (1846-1924)
Carol Keene -Introductions to The
Collected Works of F. H. Bradley
Volume 1 -
1865-1882: A Pluralist Approach to Philosophy
W.J. Mander: Introduction to The
Collected Works of F. H. Bradley - Volume 6
2 - A Focus on Metaphysics and Psychology
3 - 1903-1924: Refinement and Revision
Volumes 4 and 5 - Selected
Books by and about Bradley
George Ritchie (1853-1903)
entry by Peter Nicholson
- Darwin and Hegel, with other philosophical studies,
London, S. Sonnenschein & Co.; New York, Macmillan & Co., 1893.
- Darwinism and politics, London, S. Sonneschein,
1889; 2nd ed., with two additional essays on human evolution. London :
S. Sonnenschein, 1891.
- Natural rights, a criticism of some political and
ethical conceptions, London, S. Sonnenschein & co.; New
York, Macmillan & co., 1895. (later "editions" are reprintings)
- Philosophical studies, by David G. Ritchie.
Ed., with a memoir, by Robert Latta. London, New York, Macmillan and
Co., Limited, 1905.
- Plato. New York : Scribner, 1902.
- The principles of state interference : four essays on
the political philosophy of Mr. Herbert Spencer, J. S. Mill, and T. H.
Green .London : S. Sonnenschein, 1891.
- Studies in political and social ethics. London, S.
Sonnenschein & Co., Limited; New York: Macmillan , 1902.
[Richard Burdon] Haldane (1856-1928)
John (McTaggart Ellis)
Sir Hector James Wright
Hetherington G.B.E. (1888-1965)
Books and articles
- Social purpose; a
contribution to a philosophy of civic society, by H. J. W.
Hetherington and J. H. Muirhead. London, Allen & Unwin; New York,
- [This book is the outcome of a series of lectures delivered
at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, in August 1916 to the
summer school of the Civic and Moral Education League.]
- The Social Aspects of
Technical Education ([S.l.]: Wigan and District Mining and
Technical College. 1933
- Internationalism and
[Nottingham, Eng. : s.n., 1944] (University College (Nottingham,
England) Montague Burton international relation lecture ; no. 10).
- The Social Function of
the University [Essex Hall lecture; 1953] London : Lindsey
- PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY OF GLASGOW,
[Volumes 61-65 : 1932-41] VOLUME LXV
- The British Universities (Abstract) Sir
Hector Hetherington, MA, LLD 9 October 1940
LXV (1940) 1
- ILLINGWORTH. Sir. Charles Frederic William, University statesman, Sir Hector
Hetherington ... 1888-1965. Glasgow, London: George Outram &
Co., 1971. pp. 158: plates; illus., ports. 24 cm.
W[illiam] R[ichie] Sorley
- Moral Values and the Idea of God, 2nd ed. (New
York: The Macmillan Company, 1921)
Idealism in India,
Pakistan, and Bangladesh
Nath Seal (1864-1938)
Idealism in South Africa
Arthur Ritchie Lord
Friedrich Alfred] Hoernlé 1880-1943)
Howson Murray (1905-1997)
Hugh Reyburn (1886-1950)
Jan Christian Smuts
b. May 24, 1870, Bovenplaats, near Riebeeck West, Cape Colony [now in
South Africa]; d. Sept. 11, 1950, Irene, near Pretoria, S.Af.
South African statesman, soldier, and prime minister (1919-24, 1939-48)
sought to promote South Africa as a responsible member of the (British)
At 16 he went to Victoria College (subsequently the University of
Stellenbosch), where he studied science and arts and obtained
first-class honours in both.
Smuts' best known philosophical work is his book Holism and Evolution, N & S
Press, Cape Town, 1987, first published 1926.
For more information, see
Kolbe, Frederick Charles (1854- ) A Catholic view of Holism : a criticism of
the theory put forward by General Smuts in his book, "Holism and
evolution" / by Monsignor Kolbe; with a foreword by General
Smuts. London : Macmillan and co., limited, 1928.
Idealism in Canada
Idealism in Australia
Bibliographical information on some
philosophers influenced by British idealism
Idealism in the United States
Mary Whiton Calkins (1863-1930)
Whiton Calkins (web page at Webster University)
- The Persistent Problems of Philosophy: An Introduction
to Metaphysics through the Study of Modern Systems, 5th
(New York: The Macmillan Company, 1925)
Obituary in Philosophical Review V.40 N.2 1930 - by Brand Blanshard
Borden P[arker] Bowne (1856-1910)
- Metaphysics (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,
- Introduction to Psychological Theory 1886.
- Philosophy of Theism. 1887.
- Principles of Ethics. 1893.
- Kant and Spencer. 1903.
Elijah Jordan (1875-1953)
- The Aesthetic Object; an introduction to the
philosophy of value, Bloomington, Ind., The Principia Press, Inc.,
- Business be Damned. New York, H. Schuman 
- Essays in criticism; with an introd. and synopses
by Robert D. Mack. [Chicago] University of Chicago Press 
- Forms of individuality; an inquiry into the grounds of
order in human relations, Indianapolis, Progress Pub. Co.,
- Theory of legislation. Indianapolis, Progress
publishing company, 1930.
- Theory of legislation; an essay on the dynamics of
public mind. With a new pref. by the author.[Chicago] University of
Chicago Press 
- Haworth, Lawrence Lindley. The Practical Philosophies
of John Dewey and Elijah Jordan. Dissertation, University of
University of Waterloo
- Rucker, Egbert Darnell. Corporate Reform and Economic
Reality: A Critical Study of Elijah Jordan's Social Theory.
Dissertation, University of Chicago.
- René Wellek, Review of Elijah Jordan's Essays
in Criticism. American Literature ( 1954), 26: 122-123.
- Dennis MacDonald, "R. D. McKenzie and E. Jordan on
Institution as the Fundamental Unit of Social Life." Paper presented at
Conference on the Social Theories of Elijah Jordan. Saint Anselm
NH. June 27, 1994.
Obituary - by Max H. Fisch
Ernest Hocking (1873–1966) (moderate personal idealist)
John William Miller (1895-1978)
Edwin Creighton (1861-1924)
- Studies in speculative philosophy, by James Edwin
Creighton. edited, wih a select bibliography, by Harold R. Smart. New
York, Macmillan Co., 1925.
- An introductory logic, New York, London, The
Macmillan company, 1898; 1900; 1909; 1920; 1926; 1937
Introductions from Thoemmes Press edition of Critical Responses to Josiah
George H. Howison (1834-1916)
from The Online Archive of California
Antecedents of the Department of Philosophy at Washington University St
Arthur Fisher Bentley (1870-1957)
Patrick Geddes (1854-1932)
Gilbert, Katherine Everett (1886-1952) - APA Proceedings 1952-1953 V.26 - by Glenn Nagley
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