This volume presents a many-faceted view of the Oxford philosopher R. G. Collingwood. At its centre is his Autobiography, published in 1939, which has the status of a cult classic for its compelling story of his thought. Collingwoods work has enjoyed renewed attention in recent years, with new editions of his great philosophical works. This volume republishes the Autobiography alongside a previously unpublished account by Collingwood of ajourney to the East Indies in 1938-1939. These writings are accompanied by eleven specially written essays. Several of these examine aspects of Collingwoods life--not just the Autobiography, but what he doesnt discuss in that work, from his childhood to his professorship at Oxford. And the essays also examine aspects ofhis work on philosophy, politics, history, and archaeology, in the context of his life.This is a false inference, but to appreciate this one has first to disentangle the philosophical issue of the implications or ... achieved in Speculum Mentis and An Essay on Philosophical Method and subsequently applied to the interpretation of anbsp;...
|Title||:||R. G. Collingwood: An Autobiography and other writings: with essays on Collingwoods life and work|
|Author||:||David Boucher, Teresa Smith|
|Publisher||:||OUP Oxford - 2013-11-28|