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Prof William Mander

CUF Lecturer in Philosophy
Fellow of Harris Manchester College

william.mander@hmc.ox.ac.uk

Harris Manchester College
Oxford, OX1 3TD

Research Interests

British Idealism (especially Bradley, McTaggart, T.H.Green,
Bernard Bosanquet, Edward Caird).
Early Modern Philosophy (especially Spinoza, Berkeley, Leibniz, Malebranche, John Norris). Pantheism and the Philosophy of Religion. Idealism.

William Mander

Career & Education

1990 Fellow, Harris Manchester College, Oxford
1990 D.Phil Corpus Christi College, Oxford
1988 B.Phil Corpus Christi College, Oxford
1986 B.A. University College London

Authored Books

  1. British Idealism, A History, Oxford: OUP 2011.
  2. The Philosophy of John Norris, Oxford: OUP 2008.
  3. An Introduction to Bradley’s Metaphysics, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993.

Edited Books

  1. T.H.Green: Ethics, Metaphysics and Political Philosophy , Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Edited and introduced (with M. Dimova Cookson)
  2. Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century British Philosophers, Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 2002. General introduction (with A.P.F.Sell)
  3. Anglo-American Idealism, 1865-1927 , Westport: Greenwood Press, 2000. Edited and introduced.
  4. The Collected Works of F.H.Bradley , volumes 6-12 (published works), Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 1999. Edited and introduced.
  5. Perspectives in the Logic and Metaphysics of F.H.Bradley, Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 1996. Edited and introduced.

Articles

  1. ‘On arguing for the existence of god as a synthesis between realism and anti-realism’ International Journal for Philosophy of Religion (forthcoming)
  2. ‘Idealism and the Ontological Argument’ British Journal for the History of Philosophy (forthcoming)
  3. ‘Les Idéalistes Britanniques et la Poésie’ Philosophiques, 2009, 36:1, pp.35-52
  4. ‘Bradley’s Logic,’ in D.Gabbey & J.H.Woods (eds) Handbook of the History of Logic, Volume Four: British Logic in the Nineteenth Century, Elsevier, 2008, pp.663-717
  5. ‘From Consciousness To The Absolute,’ in P.Basile & L.McHenry (eds) Consciousness, Reality and Value; Essays in Honour of T.L.S.Sprigge, Ontos Verlag, 2007, pp.109-22
  6. ‘Theism, Pantheism & Petitionary Prayer,’ Religious Studies, 2007, 43:3, pp.317-331
  7. ‘In Defence of the Eternal Consciousness,’ in T.H.Green: Ethics, Metaphysics and Political Philosophy, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. 
  8. ‘Life and Finite Individuality; the Bosanquet / Pringle-Pattison Debate,’ British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 2005, 13:1 , pp.111-130.
  9. ‘Agents of God?’ The Modern Schoolman, 2004, 82, pp.59-72
  10. ‘Metaphysics and Idealism’ in W.Sweet (ed.), Approaches to Metaphysics, Dordrecht : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004, pp.249-264.
  11. ‘Does God know what it is like to be me?’ The Heythrop Journal, 2002, 43, pp. 430-443.
  12. ‘Bradley & Green on Relations,’ in W.Sweet (ed), Idealism, Metaphysics and Community, Aldershott: Ashgate, 2001, pp.55-67.
  13. ‘Bosanquet and the Concrete Universal,’ The Modern Schoolman, 2000, 77, pp.293-308.
  14. ‘Omniscience and Pantheism,’ The Heythrop Journal, 2000, 41, pp.199-208.
  15. ‘Caird’s Developmental Absolutism.’ in Anglo-American Idealism, 1865-1927, Westport: Greenwood Press, 2000.  
  16. ‘John Caird — Theologian and Philosopher,’ New Blackfriars, 1999, 80, pp.104-119.
  17. ‘Edward Caird’s Neo-Kantian Idealism,’ The Modern Schoolman, 1998, 76:1, pp.33-42.
  18. ‘Royce’s Argument for the Absolute,’ Journal of the History of Philosophy, 1998, 36, pp.443-57.
  19. ‘McTaggart on Time and Error,’ The Modern Schoolman, 1998, 75:3, pp.157-169.
  20. ‘God and Personality,’ The Heythrop Journal, 1997, 38, pp.401-12.
  21. ‘McTaggart’s Argument for Idealism,’ Journal of Speculative Philosophy, 1997, 11, pp.53-72.
  22. ‘On McTaggart on Love,’ History of Philosophy Quarterly, 1996,13, pp.133-47.
  23. ‘The Role of the Self in Bradley’s Argument for Idealism.’ in Perspectives in the Logic and Metaphysics of F.H.Bradley, Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 1996.
  24. ‘What’s So Good about the Absolute?’ British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 1996, 4, pp.101-118.
  25. ‘Levels of Experience in F.H.Bradley,’ The Southern Journal of Philosophy, 1995, 33, pp.485-98.
  26. ‘Bradley’s Philosophy of Religion,’ Religious Studies, 1995, 31, pp.285-301.
  27. ‘F.H.Bradley and the Philosophy of Science,’ International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 1991-2, 5, pp.65-78.

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