Bernard Bosanquet: Essays in Philosophy and Social Policy - 1883-1922

Volume I: Essays in Aesthetics, Ethics, Religion, and Metaphysics

Introductions and Bibliographies
[87 pp]

"General Introduction" by William Sweet

"Life and Philosophy." In J. H. Muirhead (ed.), Contemporary British Philosophy. Personal Statements. First Series. London: Allen and Unwin; New York: Macmillan, 1924, pp. 51-74.

    Primary Sources: prepared by William Sweet and Peter P. Nicholson
    Critical Studies: prepared by William Sweet

Part 1: Ethics and Religion:

  1. "What Takes Place in Voluntary Action?" Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, I, 2 (1888-1889), pp. 70-76.
  2. "Our Right to Regard Evil as a Mystery." Mind, VIII (1883), pp. 419-21.
  3. "Why Live a Moral Life?" Agnostic Annual 1895, p. 29. Reprinted in Why Live a Moral Life? The Answer of Rationalism. London: Watts, 1896, p. 29.
  4. "The Evolution of Religion." International Journal of Ethics. V (1894-1895), pp. 432-44.
  5. "Religion (philosophy of)." In J. M. Baldwin (ed.), Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology, vol. II. New York: Macmillan, 1902, pp. 454-58.
  6. review of H. Sidgwick. Ethics of Green, Spencer and Martineau. Mind, n.s. XII (1903), pp. 381-90.
  7. review of G. E. Moore. Principia Ethica. Mind, n.s. XIII (1904), pp. 254-61.
  8. review of A. Seth Pringle-Pattison. The Idea of God in the Light of Recent Philosophy. Mind, n.s. XXVI (1917), pp. 474-81
  9. Review of H. Sidgwick. Practical Ethics. International Journal of Ethics, VIII (1897-1898), pp. 390-94.
Part 2: Aesthetics
  1. "The Aesthetic Theory of Ugliness." Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, I, 3 (1889-1890), pp. 32-48.
  2. "The Relation of the Fine Arts to One Another." Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, I, 3 (1889-1890), pp. 98-104.
  3. "Croce’s Aesthetic." Mind, n.s. XXIX (1920), pp. 212-15.
  4. "Artistic Handiwork in Education." The Hour Glass, Vol. XI (1887), pp. 281-283.
Part 3: Metaphysics
  1. "Is Mind Synonymous with Consciousness?" Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society I, I (1887-1888), pp. 12-16.
  2. "Origin of the Perception of an External World." Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, II, I (1891-1892), pp. 32-34.
  3. "Presidential Address. - On an Essential Distinction in Theories of Experience." Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, III, I (1894-1895), pp. 3-12.
  4. "In What Sense, if Any, do Past and Future Time Exist?" Mind, n.s. VI (1897), pp. 228-31.
  5. "Realism and Metaphysic." Philosophical Review, XXVI (1917), pp. 4-15.
  6. "Purpose and Mechanism." Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, n.s. XII (1911-1912), pp. 243-51.
  7. review of E. Husserl. Jahrbuch für Philosophie und Phänomenologische Forschung. Mind, n.s. XXIII (1914), pp. 587-97.
  8. "Appearances and the Absolute." Philosophical Review, XXIX (1920), pp. 571-74.
  9. "Idealism and the Reality of Time," Mind, n.s. XXIII (1914), pp. 91-95.
  10. "The Absolute as Will" Mind, n.s. XXVIII (1919): 77-78.


Volume 2: Essays in Politics, Logic, Plato, and the History of Philosophy
[348 pp.]

Part 1: Political Philosophy

  1. "State (philosophy of)." In J. M. Baldwin (ed.), Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology, vol. II. New York: Macmillan, 1902, pp. 594-98.
  2. "Hegel’s Theory of the Political Organism." Mind, n.s. VII (1898), pp. 1-14.
  3. "Les idées politiques de Rousseau." Revue de métaphysique et de morale, XX (1912), pp. 321-40.
  4. Review of C. E. Vaughan. The Political Writings of Jean Jacques Rousseau. Mind, n.s. XXV (1916), pp. 399-404.
  5. On Society and the State: the Bosanquet - MacIver letters. from R. M. MacIver. Politics and Society. Edited by D. Spitz. New York: Atherton, 1969, pp. 238-40 and 242-44.
  6. "Patriotism in the Perfect State." In The International Crisis in its Ethical and Psychological Aspects. London: Oxford University Press, 1915, pp. 132-54.
  7. "The State and the Individual." Mind, n.s. XXVIII (1919), pp. 75-78.
  8. "The Notion of a General Will." Mind, n.s. XXIX (1920), pp. 77-81.
Part 2: Logic
  1. "Logic as the Science of Knowledge." In A. Seth and R. B. Haldane (eds.), Essays in Philosophical Criticism, London: Longmans, 1883, pp. 67-101.
  2. "Mr. F. H. Bradley on Fact and Inference." Mind, X (1885), pp. 256-65.
  3. "Comparison - in Psychology and in Logic." Mind, XI (1886), pp. 405-08
  4. "The Relation of Logic to Psychology." Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, n.s. III (1902-1903), pp. 183-86.
  5. "Can Logic Abstract from the Psychological conditions of Thinking?" Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, n.s. VI (1905-1906), pp. 237-47.
  6. "Cause and Ground." Journal of Philosophy, VII (1910), pp. 438-42.
  7. "Causality and Implication." Mind, n.s. XXV (1916), pp. 94-100.
  8. "The Analysis of Categorical Proposition" Mind, n.s. XXXIII (1914), pp. 102-03.
  9. " ‘This or Nothing.’ " Mind, n.s. XXXI (1922), pp. 178-84.
  10. "A Word About ‘Coherence.’ " Mind, n.s. XXXI (1922), pp. 335-36.
  11. "`Implication and Linear Inference'," Journal of Philosophy XIX (1922): 292-294.
  12. "Vertigo of Direction," Mind o.s. X (1885): 317-18.
Part 3: On Plato and Greek Philosophy
  1. "‘Falsehood’ and ‘Ignorance’ in Plato." Mind, XI (1886), pp. 300-02.
  2. "Plato’s Conception of the Good Life." New World, II (1893), pp. 623-34.
  3. "Introduction," The Education of the Young in "The Republic" of Plato. Translated into English with Notes and Introduction. Cambridge: University Press, 1900, pp. 1-23.
  4. "Plato’s Conception of Death," Hibbert Journal, II (1903-1904), pp. 98-109.
  5. Review of R. K. Gaye. The Platonic Conception of Immortality. Review of Theology and Philosophy, I (1905-1906), pp. 60-64.
  6. "Xenophon’s Memorabilia of Socrates." International Journal of Ethics, XV (1904-1905), pp. 432-43.
  7. "The Place of Experts in Democracy. I. - Plato’s Criticism of Democracy." Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, n.s. IX (1908-1909), pp. 61-68.
Part 4: On the History of Philosophy
  1. "The Dark Ages and the Renaissance." International Journal of Ethics, XII (1901-1902), pp. 195-204.
  2. "The History of Philosophy [in Germany in the 19th century]" In C. H. Herford (ed.), Germany in the Nineteenth Century (Second Series). London: Manchester University Press with Longmans, 1912, pp. 187-215.
  3. "The Philosophy of Eucken." Quarterly Review, CCXX (1914), pp. 365-79.
  4. "The Philosophy of Benedetto Croce." Quarterly Review, CCXXXI (1919), pp. 359-77.