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(p. ix) Notes on Contributors

(p. ix) Notes on Contributors

James W. Allard is Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus, at Montana State University. He is the editor, with Guy Stock, of F. H. Bradley: Writings on Logic and Metaphysics and the author of The Logical Basis of Bradley’s Metaphysics.

Leslie Armour is Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Since 1997 he has been Research Professor of Philosophy at the Dominican University College, Ottawa, and Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Ottawa. He has taught philosophy and held administrative posts at various universities in California, Ohio, Montana, and Ontario, and was educated at the University of British Columbia (BA, 1952) and the University of London (PhD, 1956.) His books include Infini Rien: Pascal’s Wager and the Human Paradox; Being and Idea: Developments of Some Themes in Spinoza and Hegel; The Rational & The Real; Logic & Reality; The Concept of Truth; and The Idea of Canada and the Crisis of Community. He wrote The Faces of Reason: An Essay in Philosophy and Culture in English Canada, 1850–1950 with Elizabeth Trott; The Conceptualization of the Inner Life with Edward T. Bartlett III; and Inference and Persuasion with Richard Feist.

Pierfrancesco Basile is Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Berne, Switzerland. His publications include two books, Experience and Relations: An Examination of Francis Herbert Bradley’s Conception of Reality (1999) and Leibniz, Whitehead and the Metaphysics of Causation (2009), as well as several essays on issues in Spinoza’s metaphysics, process thought, British Idealism, and early analytic philosophy.

David Boucher is Professor of Political Theory and International Relations at Cardiff University, Distinguished Research Associate at the University of Joannesburg, and Director of the Collingwood and British Idealism Centre. He has published widely, including The Social and Political Thought of R. G. Collingwood (1989), Political Theories of International Relations (1998), The Limits of Ethics in International Relations (2009), and, with Andrew Vincent, British Idealism and Political Theory (2001) and British Idealism: A Guide for the Perplexed (2011).

John Hedley Brooke was the first Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at Oxford University, Director of the Ian Ramsey Centre, and Fellow of Harris Manchester College. Following retirement in 2006, he has spent time as a ‘Distinguished Fellow’ at the Institute of Advanced Study, University of Durham. Until recently he was President of the International Society for Science and Religion.

Stuart Brown was formerly Professor of Philosophy at the Open University and is now Professor Emeritus. His interests range over the history of modern and recent philosophy and he has written on many philosophers, Leibniz in particular. He has been actively involved, as editor and contributor, with several dictionaries of philosophy and philosophers from the seventeenth to the twentieth century.

(p. x) Barbara Caine is Professor of History and the Head of the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry at the University of Sydney. She has written extensively on the history of feminism. Her publications include Victorian Feminists (Oxford, 1992); English Feminism c1780–1980 (Oxford 1998); Bombay to Bloomsbury: A Biography of the Stracheys (Oxford, 2005); and Gendering European History (co-authored with Glenda Sluga, University of Leicester Press, 2000).

Steffen Ducheyne is Research Professor at the Free University of Brussels (VUB), Belgium. His main area of research is the history of scientific methodology with a particular interest in Newton’s natural philosophy and the interaction between science and philosophy from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century.

Phillip Ferreira is Professor of Philosophy at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of many articles on British Idealism as well as Bradley and the Structure of Knowledge (SUNY Press, 1999).

Mark Francis is Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Political Science at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. He has been Fowler Hamilton Senior Research Fellow at Christ Church, Oxford, and Rutherford Scholar at Trinity College, Cambridge. His publications include Herbert Spencer and the Invention of Modern Life (Cornell University Press, 2007); ‘Social Darwinism and the Construction of Institutionalized Racism in Australia’, Journal of Australian Studies, 50/1 (1996); and Governors and Settlers: Images of Authority in the British Colonies, 1820–1860 (Cambridge Commonwealth Series, 1992). He is currently engaged in research projects on non-Darwinian evolutionary psychology and on the history of philosophy.

David Godden (PhD McMaster University, 2004) is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Old Dominion University, with research interests in epistemology, the theory of rationality, reasoning and argument, the theory of evidence, the history and philosophy of logic, and twentieth-century analytic philosophy. His article ‘Psychologism in the Logic of John Stuart Mill: Mill on the Subject Matter and Foundations of Ratiocinative Logic’ appeared in History and Philosophy of Logic (2005). He has published on a wide variety of topics including psychologism, Quine’s holism, corroborative evidence, common knowledge, presumption and argumentation schemes, and his work has appeared in journals such as Synthese, Argumentation, Ratio Juris, Philosophy & Rhetoric, and Informal Logic.

Gordon Graham is Henry Luce III Professor of Philosophy and the Arts at Princeton Theological Seminary, where he is also Director of the Center for the Study of Scottish Philosophy. He was formerly Regius Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Aberdeen and is founding editor of the Journal of Scottish Philosophy. He is the editor of Scottish Philosophy After the Enlightenment: A History of Scottish Philosophy, volume ii (OUP, forthcoming).

Jeremy Gray is Professor of the History of Mathematics at the Open University, and Honorary Professor at the University of Warwick, where he lectures on the history of mathematics.

Gary Hatfield is Adam Seybert Professor in Moral and Intellectual Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania. He has published extensively on the history of modern (p. xi) philosophy and the history and philosophy of psychology from the medieval period into the twentieth century, including The Natural and the Normative: Theories of Spatial Perception from Kant to Helmholtz (1990), Descartes and the Meditations (2003), and Perception and Cognition: Essays in the Philosophy of Psychology (2009). He recently co-edited a volume with Sarah Allred, entitled Visual Experience: Sensation, Cognition, and Constancy (2012).

Jenny Keefe has been Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside since 2008. Her research interests include British Idealism and Scottish philosophy. She is the author of articles on J. F. Ferrier’s philosophy and the editor of James Frederick Ferrier: Selected Writings (2011).

Anthony Kenny is one of Britain’s most distinguished academics and philosophers. He has been Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford, Master of Balliol College, and President of the British Academy. He is particularly well known for his work on Aristotle, Aquinas, Descartes, and Wittgenstein. He has also published acclaimed books on the philosophy of mind and action and the philosophy of religion.

David Leopold is University Lecturer in Political Theory, University of Oxford, and John Milton Fellow, Mansfield College, Oxford. He has research interests in contemporary political philosophy and the history of political thought (especially nineteenth-century European political thought). His publications include The Young Karl Marx: German Philosophy, Modern Politics, and Human Flourishing (Cambridge, 2007).

W. J. Mander is Lecturer in Philosophy at Oxford University, where he is also Fellow of Harris Manchester College. He is the author of British Idealism: A History (OUP, 2011).

Dale E. Miller is Professor of Philosophy at Old Dominion University. He is the author of John Stuart Mill: Moral, Social and Political Thought (Polity, 2010). He is the co-editor of several collections: John Stuart Mill and the Art of Life (Oxford, 2011, with Ben Eggleston and David Weinstein); Morality, Rules and Consequences (Edinburgh, 2000, with Brad Hooker and Elinor Mason); and The Cambridge Companion to Utilitarianism (forthcoming from Cambridge, with Ben Eggleston).

John Offer is Professor of Social Theory and Policy at the University of Ulster, Coleraine, N. Ireland. He has published widely on Spencer, including Herbert Spencer: Political Writings (Cambridge University Press, 1994) and Herbert Spencer and Social Theory (Palgrave Macmilllan, 2010). He has also written An Intellectual History of British Social Policy (Policy Press, 2006), and is Chair of the Editorial Board of Sociology.

Michael Ruse is Lucyle T. Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy and the Director of the Program in the History and Philosophy of Science at Florida State University. He is the author or editor of many books on Darwin and his revolution, including the Cambridge Encyclopedia of Darwin and Evolutionary Thought.

Philip Schofield is Professor of the History of Legal and Political Thought in the Faculty of Laws, University College London. He is Director of the Bentham Project and General Editor of the new authoritative edition of The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham, which is being published by Oxford University Press.

Bart Schultz is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Director of the Civic Knowledge Project at the University of Chicago. His book Henry Sidgwick: Eye of the Universe (Cambridge, 2004) won the American Philosophical Society’s prestigious Jacques Barzun Prize in Cultural History for 2004. Other publications include Essays on Henry Sidgwick (Cambridge, 1992) and Utilitarianism and Empire (Lexington, 2005). He has also designed and implemented a precollegiate philosophy programme, Winning Words, which won the American Philosophical Association’s 2012 PDC Prize for Excellence and Innovation in Philosophy Programming.

Alan P. F. Sell (University of Wales Trinity Saint David) is a widely published philosopher-theologian and ecumenist, who lectures and examines at home and abroad.

Avital Simhony is Associate Professor in the School of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona State University. She is the co-editor of The New Liberalism: Reconciling Liberty and Community (CUP, 2001) and has published articles in journals such as Collingwood and British Idealism Studies, Hegel Bulletin, History of Political Thought, Journal of Political Ideologies, Political Theory, Political Studies, and Utilitas.

William Sweet is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Centre for Philosophy, Theology, and Cultural Traditions, at St Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS, Canada. A Past President of the Canadian Philosophical Association and a member of the Steering Committee of the Fédération Internationale des Sociétés de Philosophie, he is the author and/or editor of some thirty books including Idealism and Rights (1997), Bernard Bosanquet and the Legacy of British Idealism (2007), The Moral, Social and Political Philosophy of the British Idealists (2009), Responses to the Enlightenment (2012, with Hendrik Hart), and Migrating Texts and Traditions (2012). He is an editor of the journal Collingwood and British Idealism Studies, and of the Biographical Encyclopedia of British Idealism (2010) and The Collected Works of Bernard Bosanquet (2001).

James Vigus is Lecturer in English at Queen Mary, University of London. He is also Co-Director of the Dr Williams’s Centre for Dissenting Studies, Queen Mary. Previously a postdoctoral research fellow in Jena and Munich, he works on the reception of German thought in British Romanticism; his publications include the monograph Platonic Coleridge (2009) and a critical edition of Henry Crabb Robinson’s Essays on Kant, Schelling, and German Aesthetics (2010). He is currently working on a collaborative edition of Robinson’s Reminiscences and Diary.

Andrew Vincent, FRHistS, FLSW, is Honorary Professor, Cardiff University, and Emeritus Professor of Political Theory, Sheffield University. He is a widely respected theorist specializing in political philosophy, ideologies, human rights, and philosophical idealism. Recent publications include: The Politics of Human Rights (2010), British Idealism: A Guide for the Perplexed (with David Boucher, 2011), and Comparative Political Thought: Theorizing Practices (with Michael Freeden, 2012).

Ralph Waller is the Principal of Harris Manchester College Oxford and Director of the Farmington Institute. He is also Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford. He is the author of John Wesley: A Personal Portrait (SPCK, 2003).