From Knowledge to Wisdom


The Human World/Physical Universe Problem

Physics and Common Sense, British Journal for The Philosophy of Science 16, 1966, pp. 295-311.

Can there be Necessary Connections between Successive Events?, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 19, 1968, pp. 1-25.

Understanding Sensations, Australasian Journal of Philosophy 46, 1968, pp. 127-46.

From Knowledge to Wisdom, Blackwell, 1984, ch. 10.

The Evolution of Consciousness, The Ethical Record, Vol. 100, No. 4, April 1995, pp. 16-19.

Are there Objective Values?, The Dalhousie Revew, 79 (3) pp. 301 - 317.

The Mind-Body Problem and Explanatory Dualism, Philosophy 75, 2000, pp. 49-71.

The Human World in the Physical Universe: Consciousness, Free Will and Evolution, 2001, Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham.

Cutting God in Half,  Philosophy Now 35, March/April 2002, pp. 22-25.

Science and meaning: why physics can coexist with consciousness, The Philosophers' Magazine 18, Spring 2002, pp. 15-16.

Three Philosophical Problems about Consciousness, Ethical Record 107, No. 4, May 2002, pp. 3-11.

Science versus Realization of Value, Not Determinism versus Choice, Journal of Consciousness Studies, vol. 12, no. 1, 2005, pp. 53-58.

How Can Life of Value Best Flourish in the Real World?, in Science and the Pursuit of Wisdom: Studies in the Philosophy of Nicholas Maxwell, edited by Leemon McHenry, Ontos Verlag, Frankfurt, 2009, pp. 1-56.

Cutting God in Half – And Putting the Pieces Together Again: A New Approach to Philosophy, 2010, Pentire Press, London.

Three Philosophical Problems about Consciousness and their Possible Resolution, Open Journal of Philosophy, vol. 1, no. 1, 2011, pages 1-10.

Taking the Nature of God Seriously, in Models of God and Other Ultimate Realities, ed. Jeanine Diller and Asa Kasher, Springer 2013, pp. 585-597.

How can our human world exist and best flourish embedded in the physical universe? An outline of a problem-based liberal-studies course, On the Horizon, 2014, vol. 22, issue 1, Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., special issue: Liberal Education in Crisis?  Functions, Forms, and Foils. Guest Editor: Robert Bates Graber.

Global Philosophy: What Philosophy Ought to Be, Imprint Academic, Exeter, 2014, chs. 2 and 3.

The Metaphysics of Science and Aim-Oriented Empiricism: A Revolution for Science and Philosophy, 2019, Springer, Cham, Switzerland.

Our Fundamental Problem: A Revolutionary Approach to Philosophy, McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal, 2020.