Emeritus Professor, Department of Philosophy
PhD, MA, Oxford University
BA, University of Toronto
Fields of interest
- Philosophy of History
- Philosophy of Social Science
History as Re-enactment: R. G. Collingwood's Philosophy of History, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1995.
Philosophy of History, 2nd éd., Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, 1993.
On History and Philosophers of History, leiden; E. J. Brill, 1989.
Perspectives on History, London, Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1980.
"Broadening the Historian's Subject-Matter in the Principles of History", in Collingwood Studies, vol. 4, (1997) pp. 2-33.
"Causes, individuals and Ideas in Christopher Hill's Interpretation of the English Revolution" in Court, Country, and Culture: Essays on Early Modern British History in Honor of Perez Zagorin (editors: B. Kunze and D. Brautigam), Rochester, University of Rochester Press, 1992, pp. 21-40.
"Historicity, Historicism, and Self-Making", in Fackenheim: German Philosophy and jewish thought, Louis Greenspan Graeme Nicholson ed., Toronto; University of Rochester Press, 1992, pp. 118-137.
"Von Wright on Explanation in History", in The Philosophy of G. H. Von Wright (ed. P.A. Schilpp and L. E. Hahn), La Salle, III.: Open Court, 1989, pp.471-487.