Co-edited with Richard Whatmore, A Companion to Intellectual History (Chichester, John Wiley & Sons, 2016)
A Companion to Intellectual History provides an in–depth survey of the practice of intellectual history as a discipline. Forty newly–commissioned chapters showcase leading global research with broad coverage of every aspect of intellectual history as it is currently practiced.
Presents an in–depth survey of recent research and practice of intellectual history
Written in a clear and accessible manner, designed for an international audience
Surveys the various methodologies that have arisen and the main historiographical debates that concern intellectual historians
Pays special attention to contemporary controversies, providing readers with the most current overview of the field
Demonstrates the ways in which intellectual historians have contributed to the history of science and medicine, literary studies, art history and the history of political thought
British intellectual history since 1660
Art, literature, and music since 1660
Religious thought since 1660
Current DPhil Students
I would be willing to hear from potential DPhil students regarding Intellectual and religious history.
I currently teach:
British History V and VI
British History VI and VI
Theories of the State
The Science of Society, 1650-1800
Revolution and Empire
Victorian Intellect and Culture
Disciplines of History
English Architecture, 1660-1720
Hellenism, Hebraism, and Heathenism in Nineteenth-Century England: Connop Thirlwall, George Grote, and the religions of antiquity
The Bible and Antiquity
Addison and the Victorians
Addison: Tercentenary Essays
The Counter-Enlightenments of Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle and the Idea of Influence
'Reading at Intervals': Britten's Romantic Poetry
Literary Britten: Words and Music in Benjamin Britten's Vocal Works
A.G. MacDonell's 'England, their England'
Literature and Union Scottish Texts, British Contexts
This volume introduces the insights of the new British history into mainstream Scottish literary scholarship.