Bradley Studies (1995–), Harris Manchester College, Oxford.
(This journal ‘aims to publish critical and scholarly articles on philosophical issues arising from Bradley’s writings and from those of related authors’ and ‘to include each year an ongoing list of what has been published on Bradley and related themes’.)
Campbell, C.A. (1931) Scepticism and Construction: Bradley’s Sceptical Principle as the Basis of Constructive Philosophy, London: George Allen & Unwin.
(One of the clearest pictures of Bradley’s metaphysics from within his own tradition. Critical but sympathetic. Out of print.)
Candlish, S. (1978) ‘Bradley on My Station and Its Duties’, Australasian Journal of Philosophy
56 (2): 155–170.
(A critical exposition of the place of Bradley’s most famous essay in his moral thought, relating it also to his metaphysics. Suitable for undergraduates.)
Candlish, S. (1989) ‘The Truth about F.H. Bradley’, Mind, 98 (391): 331–348.
(On analytic philosophy’s distorted picture of Bradley, and his theory of truth; intelligible to advanced undergraduates.)
Horstmann, R.-P. (1984) Ontologie und Relationen, Königstein: Athenäum.
(A thorough discussion, in German, of the treatment of relations by Bradley, Hegel and Russell, concluding in favour of Hegel. A work for scholars.)
Ingardia, R. (1991) Bradley: A Research Bibliography, Bowling Green, OH: Philosophy Documentation Center.
(Indexes primary sources, books, articles, dissertations, book reviews. Littered with trivial errors, but very comprehensive. Many of the articles attributed to Cresswell are by Crossley.)
Mander, W.J. (1994) An Introduction to Bradley’s Metaphysics, Oxford: Clarendon Press.
(Intended for serious beginners, but also of scholarly interest. Draws on such reassessments of Bradley as those in Manser and Stock and covers Bradley’s best known ideas and arguments.)
Mander, W.J. (1996) Perspectives on the Logic and Metaphysics of F.H. Bradley, Bristol: Thoemmes Press.
(Papers from the 1993 F.H. Bradley Colloquium, accessible to advanced undergraduates.)
Manser, A. (1983) Bradley’s Logic, Oxford: Blackwell.
(A study of The Principles of Logic with particular attention to its historical background, which argues that the original text of 1883 is free of the later metaphysics and unfairly neglected. Not difficult, but presupposes knowledge of twentieth century analytic philosophy. Out of print.)
Manser, A. and Stock, G. (1984) The Philosophy of F.H. Bradley, Oxford: Clarendon Press.
(A well-reviewed collection of essays, covering the full range of Bradley’s work, with a useful scene-setting editorial introduction. Suitable for advanced undergraduates. Reprinted in paperback in 1986.)
Nicholson, P. (1990) The Political Philosophy of the British Idealists: Selected Studies, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
(Study I is an accurate and sympathetic but somewhat uncritical account of Ethical Studies, readable by beginners. There is an extensive bibliography.)
Passmore, J. (1969) ‘Russell and Bradley’, in R.
Brown and C.D.
Rollins (eds), Contemporary Philosophy in Australia, London: George Allen & Unwin.
(One of the most perceptive comparisons of the two philosophers, straightforwardly written and free of technicality. Out of print.)
Sprigge, T.L.S. (1993) James and Bradley: American Truth and British Reality, Chicago and La Salle, IL: Open Court.
(A substantial critical comparison of the work of Bradley and William James, which pays more than usual attention to Bradley’s views on religion, has a detailed summary of the philosophers’ correspondence and gives chronologies listing their works by year of appearance. Clearly written but very long.)
Stock, G. (1997) Appearance versus Reality, Oxford: Clarendon Press.
(Originating in the F.H. Bradley Colloquium 1993, a collection of major articles on the metaphysics and logic, plus other material, accessible to advanced undergraduates.)
Taylor, A.E. (1924–5) ‘Francis Herbert Bradley, 1846–1924’, Proceedings of the British Academy
11 (2): 458–468.
(The standard source for biographical information, some of which was obtained with family help.)
Wollheim, R. (1956) ’F.H. Bradley’, in Ayer, A.J.
et al., The Revolution in Philosophy, London: Macmillan, 12–25.
(Perhaps the best short depiction of central themes in Bradley’s logic and metaphysics, written with great clarity and insight; accessible to complete beginners. Out of print.)
Wollheim, R. (1969) F.H. Bradley, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 2nd edn.
(For many years the standard text on Bradley. Accessible to undergraduates. Admirably clear and free of jargon, but should not be regarded as reliable. Out of print.)