THOMAS REID (1710 - 1796)


  • Reid from his Time to Ours, Annual Conference, British Society for the History of Philosophy, University of Aberdeen and University of Glasgow, March 21-26, 2010
  • Thomas Reid on Ethics, Department of Philosophy, Delft University of Technology, June 23, 2008




  • Anthologies:

    • Thomas Reid on Practical Ethics: Lectures and Papers on Natural Religion, Self-Government, Natural Jurisprudence and the Law of Nations.  Ed. Knud Haakonssen.  University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 2007.

    • Thomas Reid on the Animate Creation: Papers Relating to the Life Sciences.  Ed. Paul Wood.  University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 1996.

    • Practical Ethics.  Ed. Knud Haakonssen.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1990.

    • Philosophical Orations of Thomas Reid, Delivered at Graduation Ceremonies in King's College, Aberdeen, 1753, 1756, 1759, 1762.  Ed. D. D. Todd.  Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1989.

    • Inquiry and Essays.  Ed. Ronald E. Beanblossom and Keith Lehrer.  Indianapolis: Hackett, 1983.

    • Lectures on Natural Theology (1780).  Ed. Elmer H. Duncan.  Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1981.

    • Lectures on the Fine Arts.  Ed. Peter Kivy.  The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1973.

    • The Works of Thomas Reid, DD.  Ed. Sir William Hamilton.  1846.  Rpt. Hildesheim: G. Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1983.

    • Edinburgh Edition of Thomas Reid.  Ed. Knud Haakonssen.  Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, .

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • A Statistical Account of the University of Glasgow.  1799.

    • Essays on the Active Powers of Man.  1788.

      • Ed. Baruch A. Brody.  Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1969.

    • Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man.  1785.

      • Ed. Derek Brookes.  University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 2002.

      • Ed. Baruch A. Brody.  Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1969.

    • A Brief Account of Aristotle's Logic.  1774.

    • An Inquiry into the Human Mind on the Principles of Common Sense.  1764.

      • Ed. Derek R. Brookes.  University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 1997.

    • An Essay on Quantity; Occasioned by Reading a Treatise in which Simple and Compound Ratios are Applied to Virtue and Merit.  1748.





  • Anthologies:

    • Barker, Stephen, and Tom Beauchamp, eds. Thomas Reid: Critical Interpretations.  1976.

    • Dalgarno, Melvin, and Eric Matthews, eds.  The Philosophy of Thomas Reid.  Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1989.

    • Haldane, Jonathan, and Stephen Read, eds.  The Philosophy of Thomas Reid: a Collection of Essays.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2003.

    • Roeser, Sabine, ed.  Reid on Ethics.  London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Buras, Todd.  "The Nature of Sensation in Reid."  History of Philosophy Quarterly 22 (2005): 221-238.

    • Buras, Todd.  "The Problem with Reid's Direct Realism."  Philosophical Quarterly 52 (2002): 469-471.

    • Daniels, Norman.  Thomas Reid's Inquiry: the Geometry of Visibles and the Case for Realism.  Stanford: Stanford UP, 1989.

    • Davis, William C.  Thomas Reidís Ethics: Moral Epistemology on Legal Foundations.  London: Continuum, 2006.

    • De Bary, Philip.  Thomas Reid and Scepticism: his Reliabilist Response.  London: Routledge, 2002.

    • Ducheyne, Steffen.  "Reidís Adaptation and Radicalization of Newtonís Natural Philosophy."  History of European Ideas 32 (2006): 173-189.

    • Fraser, A. Campbell.  Thomas Reid.  Edinburgh and London: Oliphant, Anderson and Ferrier, 1898.

    • Gallie, Roger.  Thomas Reid and 'The Way of Ideas'.  Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1989.

    • Lehrer, Keith.  Thomas Reid.  London: Routledge, 1989.

    • Nichols, Ryan.  Thomas Reid's Theory of Perception.  Oxford: OUP, 2007.

    • Rowe, William.  Thomas Reid on Freedom and Morality.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1991.

    • Schneewind, J. B.  The Invention of Autonomy: a History of Modern Moral Philosophy.  Cambridge: CUP, 1998.  395-403.

    • Smith, John C.  Companion to the Works of Philosopher Thomas Reid, 1710-1796.  Lewiston: E. Mellen, 2000.

    • Wolterstorff, Nicholas.  Thomas Reid and the Story of Epistemology.  Cambridge: CUP, 2001.




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