The Oxford Handbook of British Philosophy in the Nineteenth Century

2014.09.28 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews W. J. Mander (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of British Philosophy in the Nineteenth Century, Oxford University Press, 2014, 650pp.,
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2014.09.28 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews W. J. Mander (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of British Philosophy in the Nineteenth Century, Oxford University Press, 2014, 650pp., $150.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199594474. Reviewed by Jeremy Dunham, University of Sheffield This volume is a hugely important contribution to scholarship on nineteenth-century philosophy. When assessing an average 'Oxford Handbook' we would often judge it on how well it orientates the reader to current scholarship on the particular subject. However, for many important aspects of British philosophy in the nineteenth century the scholarship is almost non-existent. As W. J. Mander rightly notes in the introduction, when we hear a reference to nineteenth-century philosophy, we are far more likely to think of 'the great systems of continental thought' than the British tradition. Nonetheless, this volume aims to show that this tradition boasts a remarkably rich and varied range of. . .

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