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Liberal Anglican Theories of the State

MATTHEW GRIMLEY

in Citizenship, Community, and the Church of England: Liberal Anglican Theories of the State Between the Wars

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270897
eISBN:
9780191709494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270897.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the proponents of state power, who belonged to what can loosely be termed the Liberal Anglican tradition in English political thought. This tradition propounded a moral, ... More


British Idealism: A History

W. J. Mander

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199559299
eISBN:
9780191725531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559299.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This volume presents a synoptic history of British Idealism, the philosophical school which dominated British philosophy from the 1860s through to the early years of the following century. Offering ... More


An Introduction to Bradley's Metaphysics

W. J. Mander

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240907
eISBN:
9780191680298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240907.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

F. H. Bradley was the greatest of the British Idealists, but for much of this century his views have been neglected, primarily as a result of the severe criticism to which they were subjected by ... More


Introduction

W. J. Mander

in British Idealism: A History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199559299
eISBN:
9780191725531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559299.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter gives an introductory account of the general nature of British Idealism, sets out the value of examining this neglected field in the history of British philosophy, and draws the temporal ... More


Cut Loose from History: British Idealism and the Science of Religion

Peter Hinchliff

in God and History: Aspects of British Theology 1875-1914

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263333
eISBN:
9780191682483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263333.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the origins and ideas of British Idealism. It argues that the strength of idealism was that it seemed to offer sound arguments in support of theism. Christian theologians ... More


Hegelian Metaphysics

Robert Stern

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199239108
eISBN:
9780191716942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239108.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book consists in a series of chapters that trace the development of a distinctively Hegelian approach to metaphysics and certain central metaphysical issues. It begins with an introduction that ... More


Coherence as a Test For Truth

Robert Stern

in Hegelian Metaphysics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199239108
eISBN:
9780191716942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239108.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that the coherentism of the British Idealism, and in particular of F. H. Bradley, is importantly different from the sort of coherentism familiar in contemporary philosophy. For, ... More


The British Idealists

W. J. Mander

in The Unknowable: A Study in Nineteenth-Century British Metaphysics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198809531
eISBN:
9780191846878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809531.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

British Idealism came to the fore in the 1870s, by which time the figures of Mill and Hamilton were fast disappearing into history. Hence the Idealists’ two-fronted war on agnosticism and empiricism ... More


Kantian Ethics: Value, Agency, and Obligation

Robert Stern

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198722298
eISBN:
9780191789113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722298.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book contains chapters relating to the central theme of Kant’s ethics, and particularly Kant’s account of value, obligation, and agency. The book contains chapters not only on Kant himself, but ... More


Immortality

Tim Mulgan

in Purpose in the Universe: The moral and metaphysical case for Ananthropocentric Purposivism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199646142
eISBN:
9780191813993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646142.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter takes up the question of life after death. It aims to tease out the metaphysical requirements of theism and morality, and then to demonstrate both that the former outstrip the latter and ... More


“Hegelianism Needs to Be Darwinized”: Evolution and Idealism

Trevor Pearce

in Pragmatism's Evolution: Organism and Environment in American Philosophy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226719887
eISBN:
9780226720081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226720081.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter reveals the origins of the pragmatists’ dialectical account of the relationship between organism and environment. It argues that this account was produced against the background of an ... More


The New Conservatism, c.1885–1914

Emily Jones

in Edmund Burke and the Invention of Modern Conservatism, 1830-1914: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198799429
eISBN:
9780191839665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198799429.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter details the further intellectual work needed to transform Burke into ‘the founder of modern conservatism’. Crucially, it was from the 1890s that Burke’s thought began to be systematized ... More


James Frederick Ferrier

W. J. Mander

in The Unknowable: A Study in Nineteenth-Century British Metaphysics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198809531
eISBN:
9780191846878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809531.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Following a general discussion of how idealism relates to both agnosticism and empiricism, its origin in nineteenth-century British philosophy are explored through consideration of how Ferrier ... More


Learning Conservatism: c.

Emily Jones

in Edmund Burke and the Invention of Modern Conservatism, 1830-1914: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198799429
eISBN:
9780191839665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198799429.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The construction of Burke as the ‘founder of conservatism’ was also a product of developments in education. The increasing study of Burke arose out of several converging movements: in publishing and ... More


The Ethics of the British Idealists: Perfectionism after Kant

Robert Stern

in Kantian Ethics: Value, Agency, and Obligation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198722298
eISBN:
9780191789113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722298.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers the British Idealist’s place in the perfectionist tradition in ethics. By ‘perfectionism’ here, is meant the suggestion (often associated with Aristotle in particular) that ... More


Introduction

Robert Stern

in Kantian Ethics: Value, Agency, and Obligation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198722298
eISBN:
9780191789113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722298.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This introduction outlines the main themes of this book. It sets out the central arguments of the chapters, and shows how they relate to one another, and the overarching themes of value, obligation, ... More


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