H. Wildon Carr

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Herbert Wildon Carr (16 January 1857 – 8 July 1931) was a British philosopher, Professor of Philosophy, King's College, London from 1918 until 1925 and Visiting Professor at the University of Southern California from 1925 until his death.


  • Henri Bergson: the philosophy of change, London: Jack, 1911
  • The Problem of Truth, New York: Dodge, 1913
  • The Philosophy of Benedetto Croce, London: MacMillian, 1917
  • The General Principle of Relativity in Its Philosophical and Historical Aspect, London: MacMillian, 1922
  • L'Énergie spirituelle, Translated by H. Wildon Carr as Mind-Energy: Lectures and Essays, London: MacMillian, 1920
  • A Theory of Monads: Outlines of the Philosophy of the Principle of Relativity, London: MacMillan, 1922
  • Scientific Approach to Philosophy: Selected Essays and Reviews, London: MacMillan, 1924
  • Changing Backgrounds in Religion and Ethics: A Metaphysical Meditation, New York: MacMillan, 1927
  • The Unique Status of Man, in, American Journal of Sociology, 1928
  • The Freewill Problem, London: Benn Ltd., 1928
  • Leibniz, Boston: Little Brown, 1929


  • http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v128/n3220/abs/128098b0.html
  • ‘CARR, Herbert Wildon’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, December 2007, accessed 15 Feb 2012 (subscription required)
  • Pierfrancesco Basile, "Herbert Wildon Carr" in Michel Weber, ed., Handbook of Whiteheadian Process Thought, Volume II (2008) page 383-4
  • "Carr, Herbert Wildon" in Brown, ed., Dictionary of Twentieth-Century British Philosophers
  • Richard T. Hull, Presidential Addresses of The American Philosophical Association, 1921-1930, page 439-440

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