Edited Special Issue

(2023) Time at the Turn of the Twentieth Century in American-British Philosophy, a special issue of the British Journal of the History of Philosophy (Volume 31, Issue 2). 

As my open access Editor’s Introduction explains, this collection explores philosophical problems around our experience, and metaphysics, of time. Its ten papers cover key thinkers of the period, including Shadworth Hodgson, William James, Mary Calkins, Victoria Welby, Bertrand Russell, G. E. Moore, A. A. Robb, Alfred North Whitehead, Norman Kemp Smith, J. M. E. McTaggart, Karin Costelloe-Stephen, Hilda Oakeley, May Sinclair, and George P. Adams.

Journal Articles

(forthcoming) “Constance Naden’s Metaphysics: Hylo-Idealism’s Ideal Known World and Unknown Matter”, Journal of the History of Philosophy.

(forthcoming) “The Specious Present in English Philosophy 1749-1785: On David Hartley, Joseph Priestley, Abraham Tucker, and William Watson”, Philosophers’ Imprint.

(forthcoming) “The Philosophy of Joseph Priestley’s 1765 Timeline: Abstract Ideas, Time, and Human Progress”, History of Philosophy Quarterly.

(2023) “Mary Calkins, Victoria Welby, and the Spatialisation of Time”. British Journal of the History of Philosophy 31: 205-230.

(2023) “The Obsession with Time in 1880s-1930s American-British Philosophy”, British Journal for the History of Philosophy 31: 149-160.

(2022) “Discovery, Philosophy, and The Meaning of Travel”, Studi Lockiani. 

(2020) “Time and Subtle Pictures in the History of Philosophy”, Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 120: 97–121.

(2020) “Anne Conway as a Priority Monist: A Reply to Gordon-Roth”. Journal of the American Philosophical Association 6: 275-284.

(2019) “May Sinclair on Idealism and Pantheism”. Journal of the American Philosophical Association  5: 137-157.

(2019) “The Roots of C. D. Broad’s Growing Block Theory of Time”. Mind 128: 527–549.

(2017) “Time, Space, and Process in Anne Conway”. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 25: 990-1010

(2016) “On the “Evolution” of Locke’s Space and Time Metaphysics”. History of Philosophy of Quarterly 33: 305-326.

(2015) “Henry More and the Development of Absolute Time”. Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science 54: 11-19.

(2015) “British Idealist Monadologies and the Reality of Time: Hilda Oakeley against McTaggart, Leibniz, and others”. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 23: 1150-1168.

(2015) “In Defence of Real Cartesian Motion: A Reply to Lennon”. Journal of the History of Philosophy 53: 747-762.

(2015) “Hilda Oakeley on Idealism, History and the Real Past”. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 23: 933-953.

(2015) “Catharine Cockburn on Unthinking Immaterial Substance: On Souls, Space and Related Matters”. Philosophy Compass 10: 255–263.

(2013) “Space, Time, and Samuel Alexander”. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 21: 549-569.

(2013) “Catharine Cockburn on Substantival Space”. History of Philosophy Quarterly 30: 195-214.

(2013) “Baking with Kant and F. H. Bradley”. With Jessica Leech. Collingwood and British Idealism Studies 19: 75-94.

Book Chapters

(forthcoming) “Metaphysical Idealists in Britain: Constance Naden, Victoria Welby, and Arabella Buckley”, Oxford Handbook of American and British Women Philosophers in the Nineteenth Century. Alison Stone & Lydia Moland (eds). Oxford University Press.

(forthcoming) “Cavendish, Conway, and Cockburn on Matter ”. The Routledge Handbook of Women and Early Modern European Philosophy, edited by Karen Detlefsen & Lisa Shapiro. Routledge.

(2022) “Space and its Relationship to God”, with Andrew Janiak. Cambridge History of the Scientific Revolution, edited by David Miller & Dana Jalobeanu. Cambridge University Press.

(2021) “Locke, Newton, and Edmund Law”. The Lockean Mind, edited by Jessica Gordon-Roth & Shelley Weinberg. Routledge.

(2021) “Travelling for Exploration: Science, Space Travel, and Personal Discovery”. Why Travel? Understanding our Need to Move and How it Shapes our Lives, edited by Matthew Niblett and Kris Beuret. Bristol University Press.

(2021) “Samuel Alexander’s Place in Philosophy”, Marking the Centenary of Samuel Alexander’s Space, Time and Deity. Anthony Fisher (ed.). Palgrave Macmillan.

(2020) “The History of Philosophy and its Disappeared Women”. Philosophy by Women: 23 Philosophers Reflect on Philosophy and Its Value, edited by Elly Vintiadis. Routledge.

(2018) “Anne Conway on the Identity of Creatures over Time”, in Emily Thomas (ed.), Early Modern Women on Metaphysics. Cambridge University Press.

(2017) “Creation, Divine Freedom, and Catharine Cockburn: An Intellectualist on Possible Worlds and Contingent Laws”, in Jacqueline Broad and Karen Detlefsen (eds.), Women and Liberty, 1600-1800. Oxford University Press.

(2016) “Samuel Alexander’s Spacetime God: A Naturalist Rival to Current Emergentist Theologies”, pp. 225-273, in Y. Nagasawa and A. Buckareff (eds.), Alternative Concepts of God. Oxford University Press: New York.

Encyclopaedia Articles

(2022) “Samuel Alexander”. Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy.

(2020) “Travel Writing and Early Modern Experimental Philosophy”. Springer Encyclopedia for Early Modern Philosophy and the Sciences, edited by Dana Jalobeanu and Charles Wolfe.

(2014) “Samuel Alexander”. Oxford Bibliographies. Oxford University Press.

(2014) “John McTaggart”. Oxford Bibliographies. Oxford University Press.

(2014) “John McTaggart Ellis McTaggart (1866—1925)”. The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Book Reviews

(2022) “This could save your life: Three studies of self-help drawing on the wisdom of the ages”, TLS 6243: 10-11.

(2022). “The Unknowable: A Study in Nineteenth-Century British Metaphysics, by W. J. Mander”. Mind 131: 357–361.

(2021) “Space: A History, edited by Andrew Janiak”. Philosophy 96: 319-322.

(2021) “The Socrates Express: In search of life lessons from dead philosophers, by Eric Weiner”, TLS 6164: 24.

(2016) “Descartes-agonistes: Physico-mathematics, method and corpuscular-mechanism 1618-33, by John Schuster”. Annals of Science 73: 112-114.

(2015). “Self, Reason, and Freedom: A New Light on Descartes’ Metaphysics, by Andrea Christofidou”. Mind 124: 616-619.