figures in idealism
Idealism in Great
T.H. Green (1836-1882)
Books by and about Green
William Wallace (1843-1897)
Bernard Bosanquet (1848-1923)
F.H. Bradley (1846-1924)
entry by Stewart Candlish
Books by and about Bradley
Carol Keene -Introductions
to The Collected
Works of F. H. Bradley [no longer online]
Volume 1 - 1865-1882: A Pluralist Approach to
Mander: Introduction to The
Collected Works of F. H. Bradley - Volume
6 [no longer online]
Volume 2 - A Focus on Metaphysics and Psychology
Volume 3 - 1903-1924: Refinement and Revision
Volumes 4 and 5 - Selected Correspondence
David George Ritchie (1853-1903)
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.
- Studies in political and social ethics.
London, S. Sonnenschein & Co., Limited; New York:
Macmillan , 1902.
R.B. [Richard Burdon] Haldane
James Ward (1843-1925)
John (McTaggart Ellis) McTaggart
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, Macmillan 
- [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 democracy
[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 Press, 
- 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
- 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.
India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh
Humayun Kabir (1906-1969)
Idealism in South Africa
Ritchie Lord (1880-1941)
[Reinhold Friedrich Alfred] Hoernlé (1880-1943)
Andrew Howson Murray
Christian Smuts (1870-1950)
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
sought to promote South Africa as a responsible member
of the (British) Commonwealth.
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
For more information, see
Kolbe, Frederick Charles (1854- )
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
Idealism in the United
Mary Whiton Calkins
Calkins (web page at Webster University)
- The Persistent
Problems of Philosophy: An Introduction to
Metaphysics through the Study of Modern
Systems, 5th ed., (New York: The Macmillan
Obituary in Philosophical
Review V.40 N.2 1930 - by Brand Blanshard
Borden P[arker] Bowne
- Metaphysics (New
York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1898)
- Introduction to
Psychological Theory 1886.
- Philosophy of
- Principles of
- Kant and Spencer.
Elijah Jordan (1875-1953)
- 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, 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 Illinois. 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 College. Manchester, NH. June
Obituary - by Max H. Fisch
Hocking (1873–1966) (moderate personal
John William Miller
- 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 Royce, 1885-1916
George H. Howison
The Online Archive of California
of the Department of Philosophy at Washington
University St Louis
Arthur Fisher Bentley
Gilbert, Katherine Everett (1886-1952)
- APA Proceedings
1952-1953 V.26 - by Glenn Nagley
De Laguna, Grace Andrus
(1878-1978) May 1978 V.51 N.5 - by Isabel
information on some other philosophers
influenced by British idealism
- Moral Values and
the Idea of God, 2nd ed. (New York: The
Macmillan Company, 1921)
Other materials of
Recent Publications on
Research centres and
resources on British Idealism
Conferences and symposia
- 2010 July 19-22 - R.G. Collingwood
Society Conference 2010 - The Empire of Idealism -
Location: Monash University Conference Centre, Prato,
- 2005 July 18-22 -- Conference on
"Idealism Today," at Harris Manchester College,
Dr W.J.Mander, or check: http://users.ox.ac.uk/~manc0043/idealismtoday.html
- 2005 July 6-9 --
Society, Conistonwater (Monk Coniston) [Lake
District] England. For
photos from the conference: click
- 2004 August 3
-- Symposium/Workshop on "British Idealism: Moral
and Social Philosophy" at the International
Society for the Study of European Ideas (ISSEI),
University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain. Contact: Prof.
William Sweet at firstname.lastname@example.org
August 20-25 -- International
on Anglo-American Idealism, At
the Olympic Centre for Philosophy and Culture and
the Municipality of Pyrgos of Elia, Olympia,
- For photos from the
- 2002 September 2-4 -- Conference on 'T H
Green and Contemporary Philosophy,' Harris
Manchester College, Oxford. Contact Colin Tyler or
- 2001 December 17-18 -- British
Idealism Conference, Gregynog, Wales.
2001 September 'Michael
Oakeshott Association,' London School of
4-6 -- R.G. Collingwood Society, New
Millennium Conference, St Catharine's College, Oxford
September 6-8 -- ‘The Philosophy of British
Idealists,’ 3rd Annual Conference of the Society for
European Philosophy, Middlesex University, London.
14 - 18, British
Idealism and European Philosophy,
University of Bergen, Norway.
- 1999 September
1-2, Bosanquet and the Legacy of British
Idealism, Harris Manchester College, Oxford,
1999 September 8-10 -- ‘The
Philosophy of British Idealists,’ 2nd
Annual Conference of the Society for European
Philosophy, Anglia Polytechnic University, Cambridge.
Moral, Social, and Political Philosophy of British
Idealists (two panels) PSA of UK, University of
Nottingham, March 1999.
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