William Mander

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.


  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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