Analytic Philosophy and the History of Philosophy

With the support of the Mind Association, the Taylor & Francis Group, published of the BJHP, and in collaboration with the C.N.R.S., Paris.


  • Sir Anthony Kenny: 'The Philosopher's History and the History of Philosophy'

  • Jonathan Bennett: 'Locke IV.10'


  • Michael Ayers: 'Richard Burthogge and the Origins of Modern Conceptualism'
  • Vere Chappell: 'Hume and Reid on Human Action'
  • John Cottingham: 'Why Analytic Philosophers should do History of Philosophy'
  • Dan Garber: 'What's philosophical about the History of Philosophy?'
  • Oliver Leaman: 'Philosophy, its History and the Intentionalist Fallacy'
  • Malcolm Schofield Tom Sorell: 'On saying 'No' to the History of Philosophy'
  • Yves Charles Zarka: 'Is the Hobbes of the Analytic Approach the same as the Hobbes of History?'


  • Margaret Atherton: 'When was Analytic Philosophy the Death of the History of Philosophy?'
  • Michael Beaney: 'Historical Indexicality and the Paradox of Analysis'
  • Nikolay Milkov: 'History of Analytic Philosophy: Helping to Bring an Unfinished Project to its Conclusion'
  • John Rogers: 'The Nature of Philosophy and Its History'

Recent Society News

Graduate Essay Prize Winners

The Graduate Essay Prize Winners for 2018. British Society for the History of Philosophy

Scottish Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy

Scottish Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, sponsored by the BSHP.

Member awarded JHP Best Article Prize

The Journal of the History of Philosophy has announced that Clare Carlisle, BSHP member, is the winner of its best article prize for Volume 55.

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