R[OBIN]. G[EORGE]. COLLINGWOOD (1889 - 1943)



  • The Empire of Idealism, R. G. Collingwood Society Conference, Monash University Conference Centre in Prato, Italy, July 19-22, 2010
  • Hegel and Collingwood, Westminister Institute of Education, Oxford Brookes University, May 7
  • Collingwood and Toulmin, Mind and Society 14, University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University, September 4-6, 2008

  • Collingwood and Twentieth Century Philosophy, Département de Philosophie, Université du Québec à Montréal, October 18-21, 2007

  • Collingwood Conference, Lake District, Monk Coniston, Conistonwater, Cumbria, July 6-9, 2005

  • New Millennium Conference, Collingwood Society, St Catharine's College, Oxford, July 4-6, 2001


  • Collingwood and British Idealism Studies (incorporating from 2005 Bradley Studies)



  • Anthologies:

    • The Philosophy of Enchantment: Studies in Folktale, Cultural Criticism, and Anthropology.  Ed. David Boucher, Wendy James and Philip Smallwood.  Oxford: OUP, 2005.

    • The Principles of History, and Other Writings in Philosophy of History.  Ed. W. H. Dray and Jan van der Dussen.  Oxford: OUP, 2001.

    • Essays in Political Philosophy.  Ed. David Boucher.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1989.

    • Essays in the Philosophy of Art.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1966.

    • Essays in the Philosophy of History.  Ed. William Debbins.  Austin: U of Texas P, 1965.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • The Idea of History.  Ed. T. M. Knox.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1946.  Rev. Ed. Jan van der Dussen.  1993.

    • The Idea of Nature.  Ed. T. M. Knox.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1945.

    • The New Leviathan, or Man, Society, Civilization and Barbarism.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1942.  Rev. Ed. David Boucher.  1992.

    • An Essay on Metaphysics.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1940.  Rev. Ed. Rex Martin.  1998.

    • An Autobiography.  Oxford: OUP, 1939.

    • The Principles of Art.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1938.

    • Human Nature and Human History.  London: H. Milford, 1936.

    • Roman Britain and the English Settlements.  By Collingwood and J. N. L. Myers.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1936.

    • "Method and Metaphysics."  1935.

    • The Historical Imagination.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1935.

    • An Essay on Philosophical Method.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1933.  Rev. Ed. James Connelly and Giuseppina D'Oro.  Oxford: OUP, 2005.

    • "The Metaphysics of F. H. Bradley."  1933.

    • The Archaeology of Roman Britain.  London: Methuen, 1930.

    • Faith and Reason.  London: Ernest Benn, 1928.

    • Outlines of a Philosophy of Art.  London: OUP, 1925.

    • Speculum Mentis; or, the Map of Knowledge.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1924.

    • Religion and Philosophy.  London: Macmillan, 1916.  Rpt. St. Augustine's Press, 1997.


  • Archives:


  • Selected Individual Works:




  • Anthologies:

    • Boucher, James, ed.  Philosophy, History and Civilization: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on R. G. Collingwood.  Cardiff: U of Wales P, 1996.

    • Johnson, Peter, ed.  R. G. Collingwood: an Introduction.  Bristol: Thoemmes Continuum, 1997.

    • Krausz, Michael, ed.  Critical Essays on the Philosophy of R. G. Collingwood.  Oxford: OUP, 1972.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Boucher, David.  The Social and Political Thought of R. G. Collingwood.  Cambridge: CUP, 1989.

    • Brown, Merle E.  Neo-Idealist Aesthetics: Croce-Gentile-Collingwood.  Detroit: Wayne State UP, 1966.

    • Browning, Gary K.  Rethinking R. G. Collingwood: Philosophy, Politics and the Unity of Theory and Practice.  London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

    • Connelly, James.  Metaphysics, Method and Politics: the Political Philosophy of R.G. Collingwood.  Exeter: Imprint Academic, 2003.

    • Donagan, Alan.  The Later Philosophy of R. G. Collingwood.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1986.

    • D'Oro, G.  Collingwood and the Metaphysics of Experience.  London: Routledge, 2002.

    • Dray, William H.  Laws and Explanation in History.  London: OUP, 1957.

    • Dray, William H.  History as Re-enactment: R. G. Collingwood's Idea of History.  Oxford: OUP, 1995.

    • Helgeby, Stein.  Action as History: the Historical Thought of R.G. Collingwood.  Exeter: Imprint Academic, 2004.

    • Hughes-Warringont, Marnie.  How Good an Historian Shall I Be?  R.G. Collingwood, the Historical Imagination and Education.  Exeter: Imprint Academic, 2003.

    • Inglis, Fred.  History Man: the Life of R. G. Collingwood.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 2009.

    • Kemp, Gary.  "The Croce-Collingwood Theory as Theory."  Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 61.2 (2003): 171-193.

    • Lord, Timothy C.  "R. G. Collingwood: a Continental Philosopher?"  Clio 29.3 (2000): 325-336.

    • Martin, R.  Historical Explanation: Re-enactment and Practical Inference.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1977.

    • Mink, Louis O.  Mind, History, and Dialectic: the Philosophy of R.G. Collingwood.  Middleton, CT: Wesleyan UP, 1987.

    • Ridley, Aaron.  R. G. Collingwood

    • Rubinoff, L.  Collingwood and the Reform of Metaphysics: a Study in the Philosophy of Mind.  Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1970.

    • Van der Dussen, W. J.  History as a Science: the Philosophy of R.G. Collingwood.  Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1981.






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