Bill Mander

bill mander
1991-present Harris Manchester College, Oxford
1990-1991 Junior Research Fellow, St Anne’s College, Oxford

Corpus Christi College, Oxford (BPhil, DPhil) 

1983-1986 University College London (BA) 



The Unknowable; A Study in Nineteenth-Century British Metaphysics, Oxford: OUP 2020

Idealist Ethics, Oxford: OUP 2016

British Idealism and the Concept of the Self, Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.  (with Stamatoula Panagakou)
The Oxford Handbook of British Philosophy in the Nineteenth Century, Oxford: OUP 2014. Edited
British Idealism, a History, Oxford: OUP 2011




‘Providence and Pantheism,’ Sophia, 2021 

‘Hodgson, Clifford, and the Unseen Universe,’ in C. Marshall, B. Lightman & R. England (eds), The Metaphysical Society (1869-1880) Intellectual Life in Mid-Victorian Britain, Oxford: OUP 2019 

On Some ‘Speculative Extensions’ of T.H. Green’s Eternal Consciousness Doctrine’ Collingwood and British Idealism Studies, 2019 
‘The Idealism of the British Idealists’ Philosophical Enquiries; Revue des philosophies anglophones, 2018 
‘The Unreality of Evil’ Sophia, 2018 
‘Emotion and Satisfaction in the Philosophy of F.H.Bradley’ British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 2018 
‘New Conceptions of Transcendence in the Thought of The British Idealists’ History of European Ideas, 2017, 
‘Idealism, Narrative and the Mind-Brain Relation’ Review of Metaphysics, 2017


Nineteenth century British Philosophy (especially British Idealism)

Early Modern Philosophy (especially Descartes, Spinoza, Malebranche, John Norris, Berkeley)

Philosophy of religion (especially pantheism)

Metaphysics (especially idealism, the philosophy of space and time)


Undergraduate lectures: Descartes, Spinoza, Schopenhauer, Mill's Utilitarianism Graduate lecture: Pro-seminar History of Philosophy