By David Boucher
This quantity offers a many-faceted view of the Oxford thinker R. G. Collingwood. At its centre is his Autobiography, released in 1939, which has the prestige of a cult vintage for its compelling "story of his thought." Collingwood's paintings has loved renewed cognizance in recent times, with new variants of his nice philosophical works. This quantity republishes the Autobiography along a formerly unpublished account by way of Collingwood of a trip to the East Indies in 1938-1939. those writings are observed by way of 11 in particular written essays. a number of of those research points of Collingwood's life--not simply the Autobiography, yet what he does not speak about in that paintings, from his youth to his professorship at Oxford. And the essays additionally learn features of his paintings on philosophy, politics, heritage, and archaeology, within the context of his life.
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Highway scene and industry in Djoka, Java, photographed by means of Collingwood. See Log access for two December 1938, p. 10. Courtesy of Teresa Smith. 513 21 and 22. Quayside photographed by way of Collingwood in Soerabaja, Java, with boats unloading and bullock carts ready to load up. See Log access for 6–7 December 1938, p. eleven. Courtesy of Teresa Smith. 514 23. Temple at Besakih, Bali, photographed by means of Collingwood. See Log access for 26 December 1938, p. 19. Courtesy of Teresa Smith. 517 24. Balinese panorama: rice terraces (sawahs) photographed by way of Collingwood and pointed out time and again within the Log. See e. g. entries for 15, sixteen, and 26 December 1938, pp. 14, 15, and 19. Courtesy of Teresa Smith. 520 25. Ternate harbour, photographed via Collingwood. See Log access for 7 January 1939, p. 20. Courtesy of Teresa Smith. 523 26. Moluccan canoes, photographed by means of Collingwood. See Log access for 7–8 January 1939, p. 20. Courtesy of Teresa Smith. 524 27. Portico in Banda Neira, photographed through Collingwood. See Log access for 12 January 1939, p. 20. Courtesy of Teresa Smith. 525 28. The Goenoeng Api volcano within the island of Banda Neira, photographed by way of Collingwood. See Log access for 14 January 1939, p. 20. Courtesy of Teresa Smith. 526 29. panorama in South Celebes, photographed via Collingwood on the outset of his trip into the inner. See Log access for 21 January 1939, p. 21. Courtesy of Teresa Smith. 529 xii checklist of illustrations 30, 31, 32, and 33. images by means of Collingwood of Toradja rock graves, lifeless men’s homes, and feasting areas, taken in the course of his trips within the inside of Celebes. See Log entries for 21–26 January 1939, pp. 21–24, and comic strip map of roads in primary Celebes (Illustration 16). Courtesy of Teresa Smith. 531–33 note on maps 1. Collingwood’s trip within the East Indies, 1938–1939, reconstructed via Terence Crump, with acknowledgements to Collins Bartholomew to be used of the bottom map. 452–3 2. Routes served within the Dutch East Indies by means of the KPM steamship corporation, 1937, with Collingwood’s personal marking of his inner cruises (front and again finish papers). notes on individuals Michael Beaney is Professor of Philosophy on the college of York, uk. He works at the background of nineteenthand twentieth-century philosophy and on conceptions of study within the background of philosophy. he's the writer of Frege: Making feel (Duckworth, 1996), and editor of The Frege Reader (Blackwell, 1997), The Analytic flip (Routledge, 2007), and The Oxford instruction manual of the historical past of Analytic Philosophy (Oxford college Press, 2013). Anthony (Tony) Birley used to be professor of old heritage at Manchester (1974–1990) and Du¨sseldorf (1990–2002); his courses contain 5 books on Roman Britain and biographies of 3 Roman emperors. He was once born in 1937 at Chesterholm, now larger often called Vindolanda; his father, Eric Birley, were brought to archaeology and to Hadrian’s Wall by means of R. G. C. within the Twenties. David Boucher is a study Professor within the institution of ecu Languages, Translation and Politics, Cardiff college, and Senior affiliate learn Fellow on the collage of Johannesburg.