Works About or Discussing the Philosophy of
Frederick J. E. Woodbridge


Delaney, C.F. Mind and Nature: A Study of the Naturalistic Philosophy of Cohen, Woodbridge and Sellars. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1969.

Jones, William Frank. Nature and Natural Science: The Philosophy of F.J.E. Woodbridge. Buffalo: Prometheus Books, 1983.

Lamprecht, Sterling P. Nature and History. New York: Columbia University Press, 1950; reprint ed. Hamden, CT: Anchor Books, 1966.

Lamprecht, Sterling P. Our Philosophical Traditions, pp. 486-497. New York: Columbia Univeristy Press, 1955.

Pyun, Hae Soo. Nature, Intelligibility, and Metaphysics: Studies in the Philosophy of F.J.E. Woodbridge. Amsterdam: B.R. Gruner N.V., 1972.

Ryder, John (ed.). American Philosophic Naturalism in the 20th Century. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 1994.

Shea, William M. The Naturalists and the Supernatural. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1984.


Cohen, Morris R. "Later Philosophy." In Cambridge History of American Literature, Vol. III, Chapter 17, pp. 263-264. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1921.

Costello, Harry Todd. "The Naturalism of Frederick Woodbridge." In Naturalism and the Human Spirit, edited by Y.H. Krikorian, pp. 295-318. New York: Columbia University Press, 1944.

Lamprecht, Sterling P. "Empiricism and Natural Knowledge." In The Metaphysics of Naturalism, pp. 34-59. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., 1967.

McGilvary, Evander Bradley. "Woodbridge's An Essay on Nature." JPhil XXXVIII(6):141-155.

Randall, John Herman, Jr. "Dean Woodbridge." Columbia University Quarterly 32 (December 1940):324-331.

Randall, John H., Jr. "Introduction" and "The Department of Philosophy." In A History of the Faculty of Philosophy, Columbia University, pp. 3-57 and 102-145. New York: Columbia University Press, 1957.

Randall, John H., Jr. "Epilogue: The Nature of Naturalism." In Naturalism and the Human Spirit, edited by Y.H. Krikorian, pp. 354-382. New York: Columbia University Press, 1944.

Shea, William M. "Frederick Woodbridge: Experience and Idea." The Thomist 39(1975):712-26.

(Some of these books and articles have served as sources for the information about Woodbridge and his philosophy summarized on the F.J.E. Woodbridge page.)