By David Boucher
This quantity provides a many-faceted view of the Oxford thinker R. G. Collingwood. At its centre is his Autobiography, released in 1939, which has the prestige of a cult vintage for its compelling "story of his thought." Collingwood's paintings has loved renewed recognition in recent times, with new versions of his nice philosophical works. This quantity republishes the Autobiography along a formerly unpublished account via Collingwood of a trip to the East Indies in 1938-1939. those writings are followed through 11 specifically written essays. a number of of those learn features of Collingwood's life--not simply the Autobiography, yet what he does not talk about in that paintings, from his formative years to his professorship at Oxford. And the essays additionally research elements of his paintings on philosophy, politics, background, and archaeology, within the context of his life.
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Burns, Imprint educational, 2010); Anglo-American Idealism: Thinkers and concepts (ed. with S. Panagakou, Peter Lang, 2010). Jan van der Dussen is Professor Emeritus of Humanities on the Open collage of The Netherlands. He graduated in either background and philosophy on the collage of Leiden, and obtained a PhD in philosophy on the related collage. His courses contain heritage as a technology: The Philosophy of R. G. Collingwood (Martinus Nijhoff, 1981), reissued 2012 (Springer); editor of the revised version of R. G. Collingwood, the assumption of historical past (Clarendon Press, 1993); with W. H. Dray editor of R. G. Collingwood. the foundations of background and different Writings in Philosophy of historical past (Clarendon Press, 1999). Bruce Haddock is Professor of contemporary ecu Social and Political proposal at Cardiff collage. His important guides contain A historical past of Political idea: From Antiquity to the current (Polity, 2008), A historical past of Political concept: 1789 to the current (Polity, 2005), Vico’s Political proposal (Mortlake Press, 1986), and An advent to historic proposal (Hodder Arnold, 1980). he's additionally joint editor of Evil in modern Political conception (Edinburgh collage Press, 2011), ideas and Political Order: The problem of variety (Routledge, 2006), Multiculturalism, identification and Rights (Taylor & Francis, 2003), and The Politics of Italian nationwide id (University of Wales Press, 2000). Wendy James, FBA, CBE, is Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology within the college of Oxford, and Fellow of St. go collage. Her relatives roots within the Lake District fostered her curiosity in Collingwood; her ethnographic study in N. E. Africa has more and more taken on a historic personality. Her newest books comprise The Ceremonial Animal: a brand new Portrait of Anthropology (Oxford collage Press, 2003); The Philosophy of appeal: xvi notes on individuals experiences in Folktale, Cultural feedback, and Anthropology, via R. G. Collingwood (ed. with D. Boucher and P. Smallwood, Clarendon Press, 2005); battle and Survival in Sudan’s Frontierlands: Voices from the Blue Nile (Oxford college Press, 2007, pbk. with new preface, 2009); Early Human Kinship: From intercourse to Social replica (ed. with N. J. Allen, H. Callan, and R. Dunbar, WileyBlackwell, 2008). Rex Martin is Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus, on the collage of Kansas and Honorary Professor at Cardiff college. His fields of significant curiosity are political and felony philosophy, historical past of political inspiration, and philosophy of background. His books contain A procedure of Rights (Oxford college Press, in paperback 1997) and the revised version of R. G. Collingwood’s Essay on Metaphysics which he edited, with an advent and extra fabric, for Oxford collage Press (in paperback 2002). James Patrick is Chancellor Emeritus of the school of Saint Thomas extra in fortress worthy, Texas and Senior Fellow of the Walsingham Society of Dallas. He writes on early twentiethcentury English highbrow heritage, Collingwood, Eliot, C.