Dr Christopher Fear

Teaching Fellow in Politics


Dr Christopher Fear was appointed Teaching Fellow in Politics at the University of Hull in September 2017. Previously, he spent three years teaching philosophy at Okehampton College, in Devon, while developing his publishing profile. He completed his PhD - on the philosophy of history and political thought of R G Collingwood - in 2013 at the University of Exeter, under the supervision of Professor Iain Hampsher-Monk and Dr Edward Skidelsky. Chris has also lived and studied in Germany, at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and the Herzog August Bibliothek at Wolfenb?ttel. He lives in Devon with his wife Jessica and two dogs.


Chris welcomes applications in political philosophy - contemporary or historical, anglophone or ‘continental'.

Journal Article

"Was he right?" R. G. Collingwood's Rapprochement between Philosophy and History [IN PROGRESS SB]

Fear, C. (2017). "Was he right?" R. G. Collingwood’s Rapprochement between Philosophy and History [IN PROGRESS SB]. Journal of the Philosophy of History, 11(3), (408-424). doi:10.1163/18722636-12341382. ISSN 1872-261X