From Knowledge to Wisdom



UCL Discovery
This contains a list of my publications, year by year, and in a number of cases texts online as well.

This site includes online copies of many of my articles.

PhilSci Archive
This site includes a number of my articles, many not yet published, along with articles by a number of other philosophers of science.

Cutting God in Half - And Putting the Pieces Together Again
The text of the book available free online

Knowlege to Wisdom
This is the website of Friends of Wisdom. It sets out the case for transforming academic inquiry so that it takes up the task of seeking and promoting wisdom, and will shortly carry information about individuals and groups contributing to wisdom-inquiry, in one way or another.

From Knowledge to Wisdom, 2nd Edition
Pentire Press website with information about this second edition, published in November 2007.

How to Think About Science

An interview on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Ideas Programme about my work.

Is Science Neurotic?
This contains information about my recent book.

Radio Interview about From Knowledge to Wisdom
Interview on Californian Radio Programme "Weekly Signals" in which I expound the basic argument of the book.

Knowledge to Wisdom

The Preface to the 2nd edition of From Knowledge to Wisdom can be found at this site.

The Wisdom Page

This has a great deal of fascinating information about books, on-line texts, organizations and groups concerned with aspects of wisdom, including a podcast of me expounding my ideas (go to the bottom of the page, episode 6). See also Education for Wisdom.

University College London: Grand Challenges
Gives an account of what UCL is doing to help us tackle global problems more intelligently, effectively and humanely, thus helping us make progress towards a better world. The beginnings of wisdom-inquiry.

University College London: The Wisdom Agenda

Wikipedia entry for Nicholas Maxwell This provides an outline of my work.

Wisdom Research: The University of Chicago Six research projects led by University of Chicago faculty, in collaboration with scientists at other institutions, investigate big questions in the field that have the greatest potential of influencing research, education, policy and professions.

Wisdom Research Network Profiles and Publications of scientists and scholars who pursue research on wisdom.

The Philosophy Site of Rafe Champion
This has essays and reviews by Rafe Champion, inspired by Karl Popper and others.

The Karl Popper Web

This web site, edited by Dr. Ray Scott Percival, contains a great deal of information about Karl Popper, his life and books, conferences, journals and discussion groups devoted to his work, and philosophers interested in his work.

Pentire Press
Information about Cutting God in Half and second editions of From Knowledge to Wisdom and What's Wrong With Science?, all published by Pentire Press.

Philosophy of Science Resources
This site contains a wealth of information about philosophy of science.

Scientists for Global Responsibility (SGR)

This promotes ethical science and technology - based on the principles of openness, accountability, peace, social justice, and environmental sustainability. Their work involves research, education, lobbying and providing a support network for ethically-concerned scientists. SGR is an independent UK-based membership organisation with around 600 scientist members.

My Google Profile

Friends of the Earth
This is the site of the campaigning organization, on which "Friends of Wisdom" is modelled.


This includes over 15,000 categorized links to philosophy resources on the internet.

Philosophy Research Base erratic impact.com
This is categorized by history, subject and author. Integrating text resources with the best online resources, this study guide attempts to aid both academic and general interest in all philosophical genres and their related fields.

The Proceedings of the Friesian School
This contains essays that seek to promote critical philosophy in the tradition of Kant, Fries, Schopenhauer, Nelson and Popper.

The Wisdom Institute
This "supports the development of wisdom in people, organizations, and communities through education, research and consultation". The director is Dr. Carrie Bassett.

Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research
Leading interdisciplinary Centre, based in the UK, engaged in research into sustainable responses to climate change.

The Royal Society
The world's first scientific organization.

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