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Thoughts, Deeds, Words and World

Thoughts, Deeds, Words and World: Hegel’s Idealist Response to the Linguistic “Metacritical Invasion”Aurora CO: Davies Group Publishers, 2016; xv + 151 pp., ISBN: 9781934542422.


continental idealism      Continental Idealism: Leibniz to Nietzsche, (London: Routledge, April, 2009), ISBN 0415443075.

Reviews: Tom Rockmore, Philosophy in Review, XXXII (2012), pp. 48–50; Sean Bowden, Parrhesia vol. 11 (2011), pp. 75–9; Robert Drury King, Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry, vol. 5/11 (Winter 2010), pp. 62–3; 

analytic philosophy Analytic Philosophy and the Return of Hegelian Thought (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007), x + 256 pp. ISBN: 0521872723.

Reviews: Wilhelm de Vries, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (2008.04.18), <>, Titus Stahl, Critical Horizons, Vol. 9, No 1, 2008, pp. 109-112, Robert F. Brown, British Journal for the History of Philosophy, Vol 16, 4, 2008, pp. 826–829, Joshua Wretzel, The Journal of Speculative Philosophy, Vol 22, 2, 2008, pp. 138-140, Michael Quante, Hegel-Studien, Vol 43, 2008, pp. 188–192, Rebecca Kukla, Journal of the History of Philosophy, Vol 48, 1, 2010, pp. 113–115.

logic of affect The Logic of Affect, (Cornell University Press, Ithaca; Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1999), 224 pp.

Reviews:  Otniel E. Dror, Journal of The History of the Behavioral Sciences, (2000); Christine Battersby, Radical Philosophy, 103 (2000); Kai Hammermeister, Philosophy in Review / Comptes rendus philosophiques, 20, 2 (2000), pp. 146-7; Patricia Kitcher, Mind 110 (2001), pp. 539-42. Ryan Hickerson, Philosophical Psychology, 16, 3 (2003): 470–3.

hegel's hermeneutics Hegel's Hermeneutics, (Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 1996), xviii + 262 pp.

Reviews:   Günter Zöller, Choice, Nov., 1996; David Sherman, Canadian Philosophical Review, (1996), Peter C. Hodgson, Religious Studies Review, 23 (1997); Katerina Deligiorgi, Bulletin of the Hegel Society of Great Britain, 36 (1997); Terry Pinkard, Journal of the History of Philosophy, 36 (1998); J. M. Bernstein, The Philosophical Review, 107 (1998); Gyorgy Markus, Literature and Aesthetics, 9 (1999); Paul Franks, Mind, 110 (2001): 817-821; H. S. Harris, International Studies in Philosophy, 34, 4 (2002).)



   Paolo Diego Bubbio and Paul Redding (eds), Religion after Kant: God and Culture in the Idealist Era (Cambridge                         Scholars Press, 2012)



"Time and Modality in Hegel’s Account of Judgment" draft

"Hegel’s Treatment of Predication Considered in the Light of a Logic for the Actual World". Talk to conference Reconsidering Hegel's Logic. University of Pittsburgh, April 14–16, 2017. Talk audio

"Hegel's Subjective Logic as a Logic for (Hegel's) Philosophy of Mind". Talk given to the 2015 Conference of the Hegel Society of Great Britain, Sept. 2015. paper (later version published with same title, Hegel Bulletin, 2016).

"Actuality: Hegel Amongst the Modal Metaphysicians". Presidential Address, the Australasian Association of Philosophy Annual Conference, July 2015.  audio file  paper  handout 

"Hegel and McDowell on Perceptual Experience and Judgment". Talk given to the conference, Hegel and McDowell in Dialogue, Ouro Preto, Brazil, May 16, 2015. talk

"Hegel's Weakly Inferentialist Pluralist Logic". Talk given at the conference "Hegel, Analytic Philosophy and Formal Logic", Purdue University, Fort Wayne Campus, Oct 2014. talk.

December 1, “Hegel’s Idealism as Modal Actualism”, New Zealand Association of Philosophy Conference, University of Waikato, Dec 1, 2016. Talk.

“Hegel, Modal Logic and the Social Nature of Mind”. Keynote Address, The Way of Inquiry, One-Day Conference, University of Waikato, New Zealand, Dec. 3, 2016. Video available here. Longer text.


In Press

“Findlay’s Hegel: Idealism as Modal Actualism”, in Critical Horizons, to appear, Sept. **. DOI: 10.1080/14409917.2017.1374918. pre-print

“Hegel on Evil”, in Douglas Hedley (ed.), The History of Evil. Volume IV: The History of Evil in the 18th and 19th Centuries (Chesam: Acumen Press, forthcoming). pre-print

“Rorty on Hegel on the Mind in History”, in Alan Malachowski (ed.), A Companion to Rorty, Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, forthcoming 2017. preprint

“Hegel and McDowell on Perceptual Experience and Judgment”, in Federico Sanguinetti and André Abath (eds), Hegel and McDowell - Perceptual Experience, Thought and Action, Springer International forthcoming.

“Hegel and Recent Analytic Metaphysics”. Invited chapter for Marina F. Bykova and Kenneth R. Westphal (eds), The Palgrave Hegel Handbook, Palgrave Macmillan. preprint

“Hermeneutics and German Idealism”, to appear in Michael Forster and Kristin Gjesdal (eds), The Cambridge Companion to HermeneuticsCambridge University Press, to appear 2018. pre-print.

“Mind of God, Point of View of Man, or Something Not Quite Either? Some reasons not to be worried about Hegel’s critique of the limits Kant placed on human knowledge”, in Paolo Diego Bubbio (ed.), Hegel and Effectual Reality, London: Bloomsbury, forthcoming. pre-print


“Hegel's Lectures on the History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy”, in Dean Moyar (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Hegel (New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2017), pp. 603–622. ISBN: 0199355223.  pre-print

“Aristotelian Master and Stoic Slave: From epistemic assimilation to cognitive transformation”, in Rachel Zuckert and James Kreines (eds), Hegel on Philosophy in History (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017), pp. 71–87. ISBN: 9781107093416. pre-print

“Hegel and Sellars’s ‘Myth of Jones’: Can Sellars have more in common with Hegel than Rorty and Brandom suggest?” in Patrick J. Reider (ed.), Wilfrid Sellars, Idealism and Realism (London: Bloomsbury, 2017), pp. 41–58. ISBN: 9781474238946.  pre-print

“Subjective Logic and the Unity of Thought and Being: Hegel’s Logical Reconstruction of Aristotle’s Speculative Empiricism”, submitted to Dina Edmunts and Sally Sedgwick (eds), Internationales Jahrbuch des Deutschen Idealismus, vol. 12: Logic, 2017. download preprint (docx-file)

“What might it mean to have a systematic idealist, but anti-Platonist, practical philosophy?” Completed article for Thom Brooks and Sebastian Stein (eds), Hegel’s Practical Philosophy: On the Normative significance of Method and System, forthcoming 2017, Oxford University Press. pre-print

“Macbeth and Hegel on the Historical Realization of Reason as a Power of Knowing”. Review-article (4,500 wds), International Journal of Philosophical Studies, vol. 25, no. 1, 2017, pp 122–131. DOI: 10.1080/09672559.2016.1275334. pre-print


"Not knowing what the right hand is doing: Rorty’s “ambidextrous” analytic redescription of 19th century Hegelian philosophy", to appear in Kristin Gjesdal (ed), Debates in Nineteenth Century Philosophy: Essential Readings and Contemporary Responses, (Routledge,  2016). pre-print

“Hegel’s Subjective Logic as a Logic for (Hegel’s) Philosophy of Mind”, Hegel Bulletin. Published on-line “first view” 17th Oct, 2016. Doi:10.1017/hgl.2016.54. pre-print

“If reason is “in the world”, where exactly is it located? A review of James Kreines, Reason in the World: Hegel’s Metaphysics and Its Philosophical Appeal. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015”. Review-article (6000 wds), in European Journal of Philosophy. Published on-line “early view”, Oct 10, 2016.


"Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel" in Michael Forster and Kristen Gjesdal (eds), Oxford Handbook to German 19th Century Philosophy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015). pre-print

“An Hegelian Solution to a Tangle of Problems Facing Brandom’s Analytic Pragmatism” British Journal for the History of Philosophy,  vol. 23, no. 4 (2015), 657–80.    DOI:10.1080/09608788.2014.984284. pre-print

“The Curious History of Hegel, Analytic Philosophy and the Return of Modal Metaphysics”, in Jozivan Guedes (ed.)  Filosofia & Interdisciplinaridade: Festschrift em homenagem a Agemir Bavaresco, (Porto Alegre: Eidtora Fi, 2015), 748–68.

“Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel: Metaphysics”, in Duncan Pritchard (ed.) Oxford Bibliographies in Philosophy (New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2015).

“G. W. F. Hegel”, substantial revision and expansion (from 11,000 to 20,000 words) of 2010 entry in Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, published August 4, 2015, <>.


“Hegel and Pragmatism”, in M. Baur (ed), Hegel: Key Concepts (London: Routledge, 2014), ISBN-13: 978-1844657940 ISBN-10: 1844657949. pre-print

"The Role of Logic “Commonly So Called” in Hegel’s Science of Logic"British Journal for the History of Philosophy, vol 22, (2014). pre-print

(with Paolo Diego Bubbio) "Hegel and the Ontological Argument for the Existence of God", Religious Studies, vol. 50, no 4 (2014), pp. 465–86. Available on CJO 2014 doi:10.1017/S0034412514000080.

"Mathematics, Computation, Language and Poetry: The Novalis Paradox", in Dalia Nassar (ed), The Relevance of Romanticism: Essays on German Romantic Philosophy (Oxford University Press, 2014). pre-print

"Pragmatism, Idealism and the Modal Menace: Rorty, Brandom and Truths about Photons", for special issue of The European Legacy,  vol. 19, no 2 (2014), pp. 174–186pre-print


"The Necessity of History for Philosophy -- Even Analytic Philosophy", Journal of the Philosophy of History, vol 7, no. 3 (2013): pp. 299–325. pre-print

Hegel and Analytic Philosophy”, in Allegra de Lauentiis and Jeffrey Edwards (eds), The Bloomsbury Companion to Hegel (London: Continuum Press, 2013), pp. 313–19. ISBN-10: 1441195122 | ISBN-13: 978-1441195128. pre-print

Hegel, Aristotle and the Conception of Free Agency”, in Gunnar Hindrichs and Axel Honneth eds, Freiheit: Stuttgarter Hegelkongress 2011 (Frankfurt am Main: Vittorio Klostermann, 2013), pp. 389–404. pre-print

"Freud, Hegel and Philosophy after the Copernican and French Revolutions: Thoughts on Rebecca Comay’s Mourning Sickness: Hegel and the French Revolution", Parrhesia, number 7 (2013), pp. 34–40. here


The Role of Work within the Processes of Recognition in Hegel’s Idealism”, in Nicholas H. Smith and Jean-Philippe Deranty (eds) New Philosophies of Labour: Work and the Social Bond (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2012), pp. 41–62. pre-print

“Some Metaphysical Implications of Hegel’s Theology”, European Journal for Philosophy of Religion, vol 4, no. 1 (Spring, 2012), pp. 139–150. pre-print

“Kantian Origins: One Possible Path From Transcendental Idealism to a “Post-Kantian” Philosophical Theology” in Paolo Diego Bubbio and Paul Redding (eds), Religion after Kant: God and Culture in the Idealist Era. Cambridge Scholars Press, 2012. pre-print

“The Relation of Logic to Ontology in Hegel”, in Categories of Being: Essays on Metaphysics and Logic, edited by Leila Haaparanta and Heikki J. Koskinen, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012 ISBN-13: 978-0199890576), pp. 145–66. pre-print

“Wilfrid Sellars’s Disambiguation of Kant’s “Intuition”. Its Relevance for the Analysis of Perceptual Content”, Paradigmi. Rivista di critica filosofica (2012).pre-print

“McDowell’s Radicalization of Kant’s Account of Concepts and Intuitions: a Sellarsian Critique”, Verifiche: Rivista di scienze umane, vol. 41, nos 1–3 (2012), pp. 9–37. pre-print

“Thom Brooks’s project of a systematic reading of Hegel’s Philosophy of Right”, Hegel Bulletin, vol. 33, issue 2 (2012): pp 1–9. pre-print


“The Relevance of Hegel’s “Absolute Spirit” to Social Normativity”, in Recognition and Social Ontology, eds. Heikki Ikäheimo & Arto Laitinen (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2011), pp. 211–38. pre-print

“The Analytic Neo-Hegelianism of John McDowell & Robert Brandom”, in Stephen Houlgate and Michael Baur (eds), The Blackwell Companion to Hegel (Blackwell, 2011), ISBN: 140517076X, pp. 576–93. pre-print

“Replies to Deranty, Ikaheimo, Lumsden and Bowden” Parrhesia: A Journal of Critical Philosophy, 2011. here

“German Idealism” in George Klosko (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of the History of Political Philosophy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), ISBN 978-0-19-923880-4, pp. 348–368. pre-print

“The Metaphysical and Theological Commitments of Idealism:  Kant, Hegel, Hegelianism”, in Douglas Moggach (ed), Politics, Religion, and Art: Hegelian Debates (Evanston, Il.: Northwestern University Press, 2011; ISBN: 0810127296), pp. 47-65. pre-print

Leibniz and Newton on Space, Time and the Trinity”, Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry, vol 7, n. 16 (2011), pp. 26–41. pre-print

 “Hegel’s Anticipation of the Early History of Analytic Philosophy”, The Owl of Minerva: Journal of the Hegel Society of North America, vol. 42:1–2 (2010–11), pp. 18–40. pre-print

“Feeling, thought and orientation: William James and the idealist anti-Cartesian tradition”, Parrhesia 13 (2011), pp. 41–51. here


“Two Directions for Analytic Kantianism: Naturalism and Idealism”, in Mario de Caro and David Macarthur (eds), Naturalism and Normativity (Columbia University Press, 2010). pre-print 

"German Philosophy", in Graham Oppy and N. N. Trakakis (eds), A Companion to Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand (Clayton, Vic.: Monash University Publishing, 2010). here

“The Possibility of German Idealism after Analytic Philosophy: McDowell, Brandom and Beyond”, in James Chase, Edwin Mares, Jack Reynolds and James Williams (eds) On the Futures of Philosophy: Post-Analytic and Meta-Continental Thinking (London: Continuum, 2010). pre-print

2009 and earlier


Recent Reviews

Gabriele Gava and Robert Stern (eds), Pragmatism, Kant, and Transcendental Philosophy. To appear in Studi Kantiani, 2017. pre-print

Rocío Zambrana, Hegel’s Theory of Intelligibility, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2016.04.26.

Stanley Rosen, The Idea of Hegel’s Science of Logic, to appear in The Hegel Bulletin, 2016.

Robert Brandom, From Empiricism to Expressivism: Brandom Reads Sellars, Australasian Journal of Philosophy. Published on-line, October 2015. DOI:10.1080/00048402.2015.1096290.

Chauncey Maher, The Pittsburgh School of Philosophy: Sellars, Brandom and McDowell, European Journal of Philosophy, vol. 21, issue supplement 3 (2013), e15–e18.

Robert R. Williams, Tragedy, Recognition, and the Death of God: Studies in Hegel & Nietzsche, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2013.07.34.

Thom Brooks (ed.), Hegel’s Philosophy of Right, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2012.11.02.

John McDowell, Having the World in View: Essays on Kant, Hegel, and Sellars, in Philosophical Review, vol. 120, no 1 (2011).

Randall E. Auxier and Lewis Edwin Hahn (eds), The Library of Living Philosophers, Volume XXXII: The Philosophy of Richard Rorty, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2011.03.20 <>.

George di Giovanni (ed.), Karl Leonhard Reinhold and the Enlightenment, in Philosophy in Review, XXXi (2011), no. 4. pp. 164–167.

Willem A. deVries (ed.), Empiricism, Perceptual Knowledge, Normativity, and Realism: Essays on Wilfrid Sellars, European Journal of Philosophy, vol 19, 4 (2011), pp. 633–9.

Angelica Nuzzo (ed.), Hegel and the Analytic Tradition, Philosophy: The Journal of the Royal Institute of Philosophy, vol. 85, 4 (2010): pp. 567–74.