July 14, 1848 - February 8, 1923
This page is under extensive construction
This photograph was taken in late 1903, immediately
prior to Bosanquet's taking the Chair of Moral Philosophy at the University
of St Andrews.
Research materials and essays
of Philosophy entry on Bosanquet
of Philosophy entry on F.H. Bradley
to The Collected
Works of Bernard Bosanquet
Papers on Bosanquet available (some on-line)
- "L'individu et les droits de la personne selon Maritain et Bosanquet,"
in Études maritainiennes / Maritain Studies, Vol. VI (1990): 141-166.
Paper 2 - "Bernard
Bosanquet and the Development of Rousseau's Idea of the General Will,"
originally published in Man and Nature / L'homme et la nature, Vol.
X (1991): 179-197.
Paper 3 - "Was
Bosanquet a Hegelian?," originally published in Bulletin
of the Hegel Society of Great Britain, No. 31 (1995): 39-60.
Paper 4 - "Individual Rights, Communitarianism, and British Idealism,"
originally published in The Bill of Rights: Bicentennial Reflections,
(ed. Yeager Hudson and Creighton Peden), Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press,
1993, pp. 261-277. [to come]
Paper 5 - "F.H.
Bradley and Bernard Bosanquet," originally published in
after F.H. Bradley, (ed. James Bradley), Bristol, U.K.: Thoemmes Press,
1996, pp. 31-56.
Paper 6 - "Law and Liberty in J.S. Mill and Bernard Bosanquet," originally
published in The Social Power of Ideas, (ed. Yeager Hudson and W.
Creighton Peden), Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 1995, pp. 361-385.
Paper 7 - "Liberalism, Bosanquet and the Theory of the State," originally
published in Liberalism, Oppression, and Empowerment, (ed. Creighton
Peden and Yeager Hudson), Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 1995, pp. 3-34.
Paper 8 - "Is Later British Idealist Political Theory Fundamentally
Conservative?," originally published in The European Legacy, Vol.
1, No. 1 (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1996): 403-408. [to come]
Paper 9 - "Bosanquet and British Political Thought," originally published
in Laval théologique et philosophique, Vol. 55 (1999): 99-114.
10 - "'Absolute
Idealism' and Finite Individuality," originally published in Indian
Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. XXIV, No. 4 (1997): 431-462.
11 - "Bernard Bosanquet and the Nature of Religious Belief," originally
published in Anglo-American Idealism: 1865-1927, (ed. W.J. Mander),
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2000: 123-139.
Paper 12 (On
logic and culture [from the XXth World Congress of Philosophy, Boston 1998])
Paper 13 - "Social Policy and Bosanquet's Moral Philosophy," originally
published in Collingwood Studies, VI (1999): 127-146. [to come]
14 - "Bosanquet
and Bradley: some recent discussions," originally published in Bradley
Bernard Bosanquet: An Introduction to his Life and Work (selections),
by William Sweet and Stephen Moller [to come]
New Editions of Bosanquet's Work
Recent books on or about Bosanquet
"Reviews and responses"
An experiment in on-line scholarship
Research on Bosanquet and British Idealism today
Conferences and symposia
'T H Green
Philosophy,' September 2-4, 2002, Contact
Tyler or Maria Dimova-Cookson
Association,' London School of Economics, early September 2001
R.G. Collingwood Society,
New Millennium Conference, St Catharine's College, Oxford, 4-6 July 2001
The Philosophy of British Idealists, 3d Annual Conference of the Society
for European Philosophy, Middlesex University, London, 6-8 September 2000.
Idealism and European Philosophy, University of Bergen, Norway,
14 - 18 August 2000
and the Legacy of British Idealism, Oxford, 1-2 September 1999
of British Idealists, 2nd Annual Conference of the
Society for European Philosophy, Anglia Polytechnic University, Cambridge,
8-10 September 1999.
Social, and Political Philosophy of British Idealists (two panels)
PSA of UK, University of Nottingham, March 1999.
Bosanquet and the Arts
Three Lectures on Aesthetics Delivered at University College, London, 1914
Zoar - A Book of Verse by Helen and Bernard Bosanquet. Oxford:
Blackwell, 1919, 59 pp. Translations by Bernard Bosanquet, original verses
by Helen Bosanquet.
Influences of Bosanquet on later authors
Lord (1880-1941) (Rhodes University College, Grahamstown, South
The principles of politics; an introduction to the study of the evolution
of political ideas, by A. R. Lord. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1921.
"Freedom" and Other Essays,
Philosophy of Religion and Aesthetics:
in Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Works of Edward Caird by Colin Tyler (with links to scholarly introductions)
- at Thoemmes Press
in 'Thinkquest' library
at McMaster University
William Wallace (1843-1897)
F.H. Bradley (1846-1924)
entry by Stewart Candlish
Carol Keene -Introductions to The Collected
Works of F. H. Bradley
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
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.
Burdon] Haldane (1856-1928)
R.F.A. [Reinhold Friedrich Alfred] Hoernlé (1880-1943)
John (McTaggart Ellis) McTaggart (1866-1925)
Other materials of interest
Bibliographical information on some other idealists
+++W[illiam]. R. Sorley, Moral Values and the Idea of God,
2nd ed. (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1921)
+++ Mary Whiton Calkins, The Persistent Problems of Philosophy: An
Introduction to Metaphysics through the Study of Modern Systems,
5th ed., (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1925)
+++ Borden P[arker]. Bowne, (1856-1910) Metaphysics (New York:
Charles Scribner's Sons, 1898), Introduction to Psychological Theory
1886. Philosophy of Theism. 1887. Principles of Ethics. 1893.
and Spencer. 1903.
+++ Elijah Jordan
The aesthetic object; an introduction to the philosophy of value,
Bloomington, Ind., The Principia Press, Inc., 1937.
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., 1927.
Theory of legislation. Indianapolis, Progress publishing company,
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 Illinois. University
Rucker, Egbert Darnell. Corporate Reform and Economic Reality: A Critical
Study of Elijah Jordan's Social Theory. Dissertation, University of
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 College. Manchester, NH. June 27, 1994.
Ernest (18731966) (moderate personal idealist)
James 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.,
An introductory logic, New York, London, The Macmillan company,
1898; 1900; 1909; 1920; 1926; 1937
Josiah ROYCE (1855-1916)
George H. Howison, .
Arthur Fisher Bentley, 1870-1957
Patrick Geddes (1854-1932)
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