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Publications

Books

  • The Early Modern Subject. Self-Consciousness and Personal Identity from Descartes to Hume, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2011, xiv, 484 pp.
    2nd Edition as Paperback, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2014, xvi, 484 pp.
    Reviewed in:
    Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews
    , 2012.05.23 (M. Rozemond); Mind 121 (484), October 2012, 1132-1135 (A. Coventry); Grazer Philosophische Studien - International Journal for Analytic Philosophy 86 (2012), 284-286 (R. Martin); Philosophy in Review XXXIII (2013), no. 1 (C. Barth); Metapsychology 16 (32), August 2012 (R. Zaborowski); The Times Literary Supplement No 5757 (August 2, 2013), 24 (D. Heller-Roazen); Bulletin Cartésien XLII (2013). 2.2.83 = Archives de Philosophie 76 (A. Frigo); Locke Studies 13 (2013), 151-175 (A. Lolordo); Review of Metaphysics 67 (2013), 193-195 (M. Zinkin); The Scriblerian and the Kit-Cats 47 (2014), 80-82 (R. Janes).
    Review Article: William Uzgalis: 'Modes and Bundles: Thiel on Self-Consciousness and Personal Identity in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries', in British Journal for the History of Philosophy 22 (2014), 604-613. DOI: 10.1080/09608788.2013.837218.
  • John Locke, Reinbek/Hamburg: Rowohlt 1990, 158 pp. ('Rowohlts Monographien', Bd. 450). A second edition, with an updated bibliography, has been published in June 2000. The first edition had a print-run of 8000 copies. The book has been translated into Korean (Seoul: Hangilsa, 1998).
    Reviewed in:
    Annotierte Bibliographie für die Politische Bildung
    , 1990 (H. Münkler); Studia Leibnitiana 23, 1991 (B. Thöle); Allgemeine Zeitschrift für Philosophie 18, 1993 (L. Kreimendahl).
  • Lockes Theorie der Personalen Identität, Bonn: Bouvier 1983, 216 pp. 2nd Edition 1991.
    Reviewed in:
    The Locke Newsletter 15, 1984 (E. Matthews); Studia Leibnitiana 17, 1985 (G. Gawlick); Philosophischer Literaturanzeiger 38, 1985 (A. Schaefer); Australasian Journal of Philosophy 63, 1985 (B. Doniela); Archives de Philosophie 51, 1988 (M. Malherbe).

Edited Volumes

  • (With Giuseppe Motta), Immanuel Kant: Die Einheit des Bewusstseins, Berlin: de Gruyter 2016 (forthcoming).
  • (Ed., with Gideon Stiening), Johann Nicolas Tetens (1736-1807). Philosophie in der Tradition des europäischen Empirismus, Berlin: de Gruyter 2014, 434 pp.
  • Locke: Epistemology and Metaphysics, Aldershot: Ashgate-Dartmouth 2002, XXII, 525 pp.
  • Philosophical Writings of Thomas Cooper, 3 vols. Bristol: Thoemmes 2001.
  • John Locke: Essay über den menschlichen Verstand. (An edited collection of articles on Locke's Essay in the series Klassiker auslegen, vol 6), Berlin: Akademie Verlag 1997, VII, 302 pp. 2nd, revised Edition 2008.
    Reviewed in:
    The Locke Newsletter 29, 1998 (E. Matthews); Aufklärung 12, 2000 (L. Kreimendahl); IFB - Digitales Rezensionsorgan für Bibliothek und Wissenschaft, April 2010 (T. Kinzel). [link pdf]

Edited Yearbooks and Series

  • (Ed., with Kurt Salamun and Harald Stelzer), Schriftenreihe zur Philosophie Karl R. Poppers und des Kritischen Rationalismus, Amsterdam - New York: Rodopi (since November 2009). Volume 19: Chen Yehezkely, Closed Education in the Open Society, 2012.
  • (Ed., with Paul Thom), History of Philosophy Yearbook, vol. III: Aristotle and Aristotelianism, Canberra 1995.
  • (Ed., with Knud Haakonssen), History of Philosophy Yearbook, vol. II: Kant and Philosophical Theories of Human Nature in the Eighteenth Century, Canberra 1994, 99 pp.
  • (Ed., with Knud Haakonssen), History of Philosophy Yearbook, vol.I: Reason, Will and Nature: Voluntarism in Metaphysics and Morals from Ockham to Kant, Canberra 1993, vi, 137 pp.

Contributions to Books and Journals

  • 'Die Einheit des Bewusstseins und "die Gefahr des Materialismus"', in G. Motta and U. Thiel (eds.), Immanuel Kant: Die Einheit des Bewusstseins, Berlin: de Gruyter 2016 (forthcoming).
  • '"Person" und "Zustand". Grundbegriffe von Schillers "transzendentalem Weg" im Kontext', in G. Stiening (ed.), Friedrich Schiller: Über die Ästhetische Erziehung des Menschen in einer Reihe von Briefen. (Series Klassiker auslegen), Berlin: de Gruyter 2016 (forthcoming).
  • 'The Early Modern Subject Revisited - Responses to Barth, Lenz, Renz and Wunderlich', in Kant-Studien 107 (2016). (Forthcoming).
  •  'Hume on the Self and his "Overall Philosophical Scheme"', in J. Kaukua and T. Ekenberg (eds.), Subjectivity and Selfhood in Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy, Cham/Switzerland: Springer 2016, 277-290.
  • 'Materialismus und Subjektivität bei Diderot', in T. Knapp and C. Pieberl (eds.), Denis Diderot. Aufklärer-Schriftsteller-Philosoph, Vienna: Löcker Verlag 2015, 69-88.
  • 'Unities of the Self. From Kant to Locke', in Kant-Yearbook 7 (2015), 139-165.
  • Critical Notice to 'Lothar Kreimendahl: "Die Religion ist mir ein Greuel". Studien zur Religionsphilosophie David Humes, Würzburg 2012', in Göttingische Gelehrte Anzeigen 267/1 (2015), 25-32.
  • 'Bewusstsein und der Geist als "Bündel" von Perzeptionen', in F. Brosow and H. F. Klemme (eds.), David Hume nach 300 Jahren. Historische Kontexte und systematische Perspektiven, Münster: Mentis 2014, 11-25.
  • 'Physiologische Psychologie des Selbstbewusstseins zwischen Wolff und Kant', in Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie 62 (2014), 963-983.
  • 'Zwischen Empirischer Psychologie und Rationaler Seelenlehre. Tetens über das Selbstgefühl', in G. Stiening and U. Thiel (eds.), Johann Nicolaus Tetens (1736-1807). Philosophie in der Tradition des europäischen Empirismus, Berlin: de Gruyter 2014, 89-102.
  • (with G. Stiening:) 'Einleitung', in G. Stiening and U. Thiel (eds.), Johann Nicolaus Tetens (1736-1807). Philosophie in der Tradition des europäischen Empirismus, Berlin: de Gruyter 2014, 13-24.
  • 'Self and Sensibility: From Locke to Condillac and Rousseau', in Intellectual History Review (2014), DOI: 10.1080/17496977.2014.888615. Printed in Intellectual History Review 25 (2015), 257-278.
  • 'Consciousness and Common Sense: From Claude Buffier to Thomas Brown', in Studia Leibnitiana 43 (2011), 237-252 [Published in September 2013].
  • 'Hißmann und der Materialismus', in H. F. Klemme, G. Stiening, F. Wunderlich (eds.), Michael Hißmann (1752-1784). Ein materialistischer Philosoph der deutschen Aufklärung, Berlin: Akademie Verlag 2013, 25-41.
  • 'Religion and Materialist Metaphysics: Some Aspects of the Debate about the Resurrection of the Body in Eighteenth-Century Britain', in R. Savage (ed.), Philosophy and Religion in Enlightenment Britain. New Case Studies, Oxford: Oxford University Press (2012), 90-111.
  • 'Reid and Higher Order Theories of Consciousness', in Journal of Scottish Thought 3 (2012), 9-21.
  • 'Sulzer über Bewusstsein im Kontext', in F. Grunert and G. Stiening (eds.), Johann Georg Sulzer. Aufklärung zwischen Christian Wolff und David Hume, Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2011, 21-36.
  • 'Zum Verhältnis von Gegenstandsbewußtsein und Selbstbewußtsein bei Wolff und seinen Kritikern', in J. Stolzenberg and O.-P. Rudolph (eds.), Christian Wolff und die Europäische Aufklärung, vol. II, Hildesheim: Olms, 2007, 377-390.
  • 'Das "Das Gefühl Ich": Ernst Platner zwischen Empirischer Psychologie und Transzendentalphilosophie', in Aufklärung, vol. 19, 2007, 139-161.
  • 'Der Begriff der Intuition bei Locke', in Aufklärung, vol. 18, 2006, 95-112.
  • 'The Critique of Rational Psychology', in G. Bird (ed.), A Companion to Kant (Blackwell Companions to Philosophy). Oxford: Blackwell, 2006, 207-221.
  • 'Self-Consciousness and Personal Identity', in K. Haakonssen (ed.), The Cambridge History of Eighteenth-Century Philosophy, Cambridge: University Press, 2006, 286-318.
  • 'Erkenntnislehre und Psychologie im Gefolge Lockes', in H. Holzhey and V. Mudroch (eds.), Grundriss der Geschichte der Philosophie. Die Philosophie des 18. Jahrhunderts. Band 1: Grossbritannien und Nordamerika. Niederlande, Basel: Schwabe 2004, 387-419.
  • 'Kant's Notion of Self-Consciousness in Context', in V. Gerhardt, R. Horstmann, R. Schumacher (eds.), Kant und die Berliner Aufklärung, Berlin: de Gruyter 2001, vol. II, 468-476.
  • 'Person und Persönliche Identität in der Philosophie des 17. und 18. Jahrhunderts', in D. Sturma (ed.) Person. Philosophiegeschichte - Theoretische Philosophie - Praktische Philosophie, Paderborn: Mentis 2001, 79-101.
  • 'The Trinity and Human Personal Identity', in M. A. Stewart (ed.), English Philosophy in the Age of Locke, Oxford: University Press 2000, 217-243.
  • 'Locke and Eighteenth-Century Materialist Conceptions of Personal Identity', in The Locke Newsletter, vol. 29, 1998, 59-83.
  • 'Personal Identity', in D. Garber and M. Ayers (eds.), The Cambridge History of Seventeenth-Century Philosophy, Cambridge: University Press 1998, 868-912.
  • 'Individuation' [On the debates about the principle of individuation from Suarez to Leibniz], in D. Garber and M. Ayers (eds.), The Cambridge History of Seventeenth-Century Philosophy, Cambridge: University Press 1998, 212-262.
  • '"Epistemologism" and Early Modern Debates about Individuation and Identity', in British Journal for the History of Philosophy, vol. 5, no. 2, 1997, 353-372.
  • 'Varieties of Inner Sense. Two Pre-Kantian Theories', in Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie, vol. 79, no. 1, 1997, 58-79.
  • 'Individuation und Identität', in U. Thiel (ed.), John Locke: Essay über den menschlichen Verstand. (Klassiker auslegen), Berlin: Akademie Verlag 1997, 149-168.
  • 'Einleitung' in U. Thiel (ed.), John Locke: Essay über den menschlichen Verstand. (Klassiker auslegen), Berlin: Akademie Verlag 1997, 3-10.
  • 'Between Wolff and Kant: Merian's Theory of Apperception', in Journal of the History of Philosophy, vol. 34, 1996, 213-232. An abstract of this paper has appeared in The Review of Metaphysics (June 1996).
  • 'Hume's Notions of Consciousness and Reflection in Context', in British Journal for the History of Philosophy, vol. 2, no. 2, 1994, 75-115.
  • 'Leibniz and the Concept of Apperception', in Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie, vol. 76, no. 2, 1994, 195-209.
  • 'Cudworth and Seventeenth-Century Theories of Consciousness', in S. Gaukroger (ed.), The Uses of Antiquity. The Scientific Revolution and the Classical Tradition, Dordrecht: Kluwer 1991, 79-99.
  • 'Locke's Concept of Person', in R. Brandt (ed.), John Locke. Symposium Wolfenbüttel 1979, Berlin/New York: de Gruyter 1981, 181-192.

Dictionary Entries and Short Pieces

  • Entries on Johann Georg Heinrich Feder, Samuel Chr. Hollmann, Johann Chr. Lossius, and Johann B. Merian, in H. Klemme and M. Kuehn (eds.), Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers, Bristol: Thoemmes Continuum, 2010.
  • 'Personal Identity', in S.-J. Savonius, P. Schuurman, J. C. Walmsley (eds.), The Continuum Encyclopedia of Locke and His Times, Bristol: Thoemmes Continuum 2010, 196-199.
  • 'Personal Identity', in A. Grayling and A. Pyle (eds.), The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy, Bristol: Thoemmes Continuum 2006, vol. 3, 2487-2492.
  • Bio-Bibliographies of Christian A. Crusius, Markus Herz, Johann Chr. Lossius, Georg F. Meier, Christoph Meiners, Michael Hißmann, Johann B. Merian, Karl L. Reinhold, and Johann N. Tetens, in K. Haakonssen (ed.) The Cambridge History of Eighteenth-Century Philosophy (Appendix), Cambridge: University Press 2006, 1162, 1180-1181, 1202-1203, 1204, 1213-1214, 1224.
  • 'Identity of Persons', in Maryanne Cline Horowitz (ed.), New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons 2005, vol. III, 1084-1086.
  • Entries on Thomas Cooper, Henry Felton, Thomas Morell, and Vincent Perronet, in J. V. Price, J. W. Yolton, and J. Stephens (eds.), Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century British Philosophers, Bristol: Thoemmes 1999, 232-233, 323-324, 640-641, 688-690.
  • 'John Locke', in I. McCalman (ed.), An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age. British Culture 1776-1832, Oxford: University Press 1999, 585-586.
  • 'Richard Overton', in E. Craig (ed.), Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, London: Routledge 1998, vol. 7, 175-177.
  • Bio-Bibliographies of Richard Burthogge, Bartholomew Keckermann, Samuel Pufendorf, and John Sergeant, in D. Garber and M. Ayers (eds.), The Cambridge History of Seventeenth-Century Philosophy (Appendix), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1998, 1408, 1439-40, 1457-58, 1463.
  • 'John Locke', in T. Mautner (ed.), Dictionary of Philosophy, Oxford: Blackwell 1996, 241-245.
  • 'Leibniz-Scholarship in Australia', in Leibniz Society Review 4, 1994, 16, and Leibniz Society Review 5, 1995, 37-38.
  • 'Towards Kant's Theory of Apperception. An Abstract', in U. Thiel and K. Haakonssen (ed.), History of Philosophy Yearbook, vol. II: Kant and Philosophical Theories of Human Nature in the Eighteenth Century, Canberra 1994, 26-28.
  • 'Wolfenbütteler Arbeitsgespräch über John Locke vom 10.-12. Juli 1979', in Allgemeine Zeitschrift für Philosophie 4, 1979, 55-58.

Reviews

  • Review of John W. Yolton, The Two Intellectual Worlds of John Locke. Man, Person, and Spirits in the "Essay", in The Times Literary Supplement, 6 Jan 2006, 26.
  • Review of Karl Ameriks, Kant's Theory of the Mind. An Analysis of the Paralogisms of Pure Reason. New Edition, in Kantian Review, vol. 7, 2003, 152-154.
  • Review of Nicholas Jolley, Locke. His Philosophical Thought, in Journal of the History of Philosophy, vol. 39, no. 1, 2001, 145-146.
  • Review of Colin Fowler, Descartes on the Human Soul: Philosophy and the Demands of Christian Doctrine, in ANU Reporter, vol. 30, no. 9, 1999, 5.
  • Review of Wayne Waxman, Hume's Theory of Consciousness, in British Journal for the History of Philosophy, vol. 4, no. 2, 1996, 435-437.
  • Review of Heiner Klemme (ed.), Immanuel Kants Schule, in Das Achtzehnte Jahrhundert, vol. 20, no. 1, 1996, 101-103.
  • Review of Howard Caygill, A Kant Dictionary, in Australasian Journal of Philosophy, vol. 74, 1996, 373-375.
  • Review of Christian Hauser, Selbstbewußtsein und Personale Identität, in Das Achtzehnte Jahrhundert, vol. 19., no. 2, 1995, 243-245.
  • Review of John Yolton, A Locke Dictionary, in Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie, vol. 77, no. 1, 1995, 87-9.
  • Review of Michael Ayers, Locke (The Arguments of Philosophers), in Studia Leibnitiana, vol. 25, 1993, 120-122.
  • Review of John W. Yolton, Locke and French Materialism, in Metascience (New Series), vol. 2, 1992, 99-101.
  • Review article of books on John Locke by J. Dunn, J. W. Yolton, R. S. Woolhouse and J. D. Rabb, in Australasian Journal of Philosophy, vol. 64, 1986, 350-357.

Booknotes

  • Booknote on R. Brandt and W. Stark (eds.), I. Kant. Vorlesungen über Anthropologie (vol. XXV of Kants Gesammelte Schriften), in Australasian Journal of Philosophy, vol. 78, no. 2, 2000, 301.
  • Booknote on M. A. Stewart (ed.), Studies in Seventeenth-Century European Philosophy, in Australasian Journal of Philosophy, vol. 76, no. 3, 1998, 514-515.
  • Booknotes (in Wissenschaftlicher Literaturanzeiger) on E. Topitsch, Erkenntnis und Illusion (1979); K. Lorenz (ed.), Identität und Individuation (1984); R. Ingarden, Man and Value (1985).
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