July 14, 1848 - February 8, 1923
This page is under constant 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
- British Idealism
Research Page (with links to web pages on a number of philosophers
influenced by British idealism, information on conferences, bibliographies,
Encyclopedia of Philosophy entry on Bosanquet
- Stanford Encyclopedia
of Philosophy entry on F.H. Bradley
to The Collected
Works of Bernard Bosanquet
- Obituary (Times) February 10, 1923
- Papers on Bosanquet available (some on-line)
- Paper 1 - "L'individu et les
droits de la personne selon Maritain et Bosanquet," originally published 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.
- Paper 5 - "F.H. Bradley
and Bernard Bosanquet," originally published in Philosophy after F.H.
Bradley, (ed. James Bradley), Bristol, U.K.: Thoemmes Press, 1996, pp.
- 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. [to come]
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.
12 - (On logic and culture [from the XXth World Congress of Philosophy,
- 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
- Paper 15 -
- Bernard Bosanquet: An Introduction to his Life and Work (selections),
by William Sweet [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
- International Conference
on Anglo-American Idealism - At the Olympic Centre for Philosophy
and Culture and the Municipality of Pyrgos of Elia, Greece, 20-25 August,
and Contemporary Philosophy,' 2-4 September, 2002, Contact Colin Tyler or Maria Dimova-Cookson
Oakeshott Association,' London School of Economics, early September
- 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
- British Idealism
and European Philosophy, University of Bergen, Norway, 14-18 August
and the Legacy of British Idealism, Oxford, 1-2 September 1999
- ‘The Philosophy of British
Idealists,’ 2nd Annual Conference of the Society for European
Philosophy, Anglia Polytechnic University, Cambridge, 8-10 September 1999.
- The Moral, Social,
and Political Philosophy of British Idealists (two panels) PSA of
UK, University of Nottingham, March 1999.
Bosanquet and the Arts
Zoar - A Book of Verse by Helen and Bernard Bosanquet.
Oxford: Blackwell, 1919, 59 pp. Translations by Bernard Bosanquet,
original verses by Helen Bosanquet.
This web page will be updated
periodically. Questions and suggestions should be sent to Will Sweet at
Copyright © William Sweet 1998-2004