Timothy Sprigge

Timothy Sprigge
Vital Statistics
 Name: Prof. Timothy Lauro Squire Sprigge, Ph.D.
 Occupations: Educator, Philosopher, Author
 Specialties: Idealism
 Year born: 1932
 Year died: 2007
 Age: 75
 ISNI: 0000 0001 1947 3500
 Attribution: Edinburgh University Press

Timothy L. S. Sprigge (1932-2007) was Regius Professor of Logic and Metaphysics in the University of Edinburgh and Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. In addition, to his magnum opus, The Vindication of Absolute Idealism (1983), his books include: Facts, Words and Beliefs (1970), Santayana: An Examination of His Philosophy (1974), Theories of Existence (1984), The Rational Foundation of Ethics (1988), James and Bradley: American Truth and British Reality (1993) and The God of Metaphysics (2006).

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Body of Work
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The Vindication of Absolute Idealism
Timothy Sprigge - The Vindication of Absolute Idealism
When Timothy Sprigge's The Vindication of Absolute Idealism appeared in 1983 it ran very much against the grain of the dominant linguistic and analytic traditions of philosophy in Britain. The very title of this work was a challenge to those who believed that Absolute Idealism fell with the critiques of...

Thema Categories: Philosophy of Idealism
Editions available: 1
The God of Metaphysics
Timothy Sprigge - The God of Metaphysics
Can philosophy offer reasonable grounds for the existence of a God as the center of actual faith, rather than just a theoretical Absolute? Timothy Sprigge offers a fascinating exploration of the metaphysical systems of a diverse range of philosophers, from Spinoza and Hegel to T. H. Green and Josiah Royce,...

Thema Categories: Philosophy: metaphysics and ontology
Editions available: 3