1. The Principles of Politics, Oxford, 1966, (pbk, Oxford, 1985).
  2. The Concept of Probability, Oxford, 1970.
  3. The Freedom of the Will, Oxford, 1970.
  4. A.J.P.Kenny, H.C.Longuet-Higgins, J.R.Lucas and C.H.Waddington, The Nature of Mind, Edinburgh, 1972.
  5. A.J.P.Kenny, H.C.Longuet-Higgins, J.R.Lucas and C.H.Waddington, The Development of Mind, Edinburgh, 1973.
  6. A Treatise on Time & Space, London, 1973, (pbk, London, 1976).
  7. Democracy and Participation, Harmondsworth, 1976 (Portuguese ed. published in Brazil in 1986 as Democracia e Participacao).
  8. Freedom and Grace, London, 1976.
  9. On Justice, Oxford, 1980, pbk., 1989.
  10. Space, Time and Causality, Oxford, 1985.
  11. The Future, Oxford (Basil Blackwell), 1989.
  12. J.R.Lucas and P.E.Hodgson, Spacetime and Electromagnetism, Oxford, 1990.
  13. Responsibility, Oxford, 1993, pbk., 1996.
  14. J.R.Lucas and M.R.Griffiths, Ethical Economics,
    Basingstoke, 1997.
  15. The Conceptual Roots of Mathematics, London, 1999.
  16. B.G.Mitchell and J.R.Lucas, An Engagement with Plato's Republic, Aldershot (Ashgate), 2003. (See home page)
  17. Reason and Reality, Ria University Press, 2009, Stanford, Plo Alto, Ca., USA



  1. Butler's Philosophy of Religion Vindicated, Durham, 1978.
  2. ``Philosophy and Philosophy Of'', Proceedings of the British Academy, 1986, pp.248-267.
  3. ``On the Nature of Things'', Presidential Address to British Society for the Philosophy of Science, 1993
  4. ``All or None'', A Pamphlet published by the Marriage Society, , I am afraid I have forgotten the date, and have mislaid my text, but thanks to a former pupil of mine, it is available on his web site.



  1. ``The Lesbian Rule''
    first published in, Philosophy, 1955, XXX, no. 114, July, 1955, pp.195-213.
  2. . ``The Soul'' Faith and Logic, ed. B.G. Mitchell London, 1957, pp.132-148.
  3. . ``Moralists and Gamesmen'', Philosophy, XXXIV, No.128, January, 1959, pp.1-11.
  4. . ``On Not Worshipping Facts'', Philosophical Quarterly, 8, April, 1958, pp.144-156.
  5. ``Minds, Machines and Gödel''
    first published in Philosophy, XXXVI, 1961, pp.112-127; reprinted in The Modeling of Mind, Kenneth M.Sayre and Frederick J.Crosson, eds., Notre Dame Press, 1963, pp.269-270; and Minds and Machines, ed. Alan Ross Anderson, Prentice-Hall, 1954, pp.43-59.
  6. ``The One Concept of Probability'', Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, XXXVI, no.2, December 1965, pp.180-201.
  7. `` The Philosophy of the Reasonable Man'', Philosophical Quarterly, 13, no. 51, April, 1962, pp.97-106.
  8. ``Causation'' in R.J.Butler, ed. Analytical Philosophy, Oxford, 1962, ch.2, pp.32-65.
  9. `` Against Equality'', Philosophy, XL, 1965; reprinted in H.A.Bedau, ed. Justice and Equality, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., U.S.A, 1971
  10. ``Not `therefore' but `but',
    Philosophical Quarterly, 16, no. 65, October, 1966.
  11. ``Satan Stultified: A Rejoinder To Paul Benacerraf''
    The Monist, 52, January, 1968, pp.145-158.
  12. ``Freedom and Prediction'', Aristotelian Society: Supplementary Volume, LXI, 1967, pp.163-172.
  13. ``Human and Machine Logic: a Rejoinder'', British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 19, 1968, pp.155-156.
  14. ``Euclides Omni Naevo Vindicatus'', British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, XX, 1969, pp.1-11.
  15. ``Or Else'', Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, LXIX, 1968-1969, xii, pp.207-222.
  16. ``True'', Philosophy, XLIV, no.169, July 1969, pp.175-186.
  17. ``Pelagius and St Augustine'', The Journal of Theological Studies, XXII, part 2, 1971, pp.73-85. (reprinted in a slightly different version as ch.1 of Freedom and Grace)
  18. Olympian Alliances, Oxford, vol. XXIII, no.3, December 1970, pp.42-47.
  19. ``Ethical Intuitionism II'', Philosophy, XLVI, No.175, January 1971, pp.1-11.
  20. ``Metamathematics and the Philosophy of Mind: A Rejoinder'', Philosophy of Science, 38, No.2, June, 1971, pp.310-313.
  21. ``Justice'', Philosophy, 197?, pp.229-247
  22. The Philosophical Background to Eucharistic Theology ch.1 of Thinking about the Eucharist, London, 1972, pp.1-13.
  23. ``Because You Are A Woman'', Philosophy, LVIII, 1973, pp.161-171; reprinted in Beverley Clack, ed., Misogyny in the Western Philosophical Tradition: A Reader, Basingstoke and London, 1999, pp.228-240.
  24. `` Equality in Education'', ch.2 in B.R.Wilson, ed., Education, Equality and Society, London, 1975, pp.39-61.
  25. ``This Gödel is Killing Me: a Rejoinder'', Philosophia, 6, no.1, March 1976,pp.145-148.
  26. ``Truth, Probability and Set Theory'', Mathematical Logic in South America, A.I.Aruda, R.Chuaqui, N.C.A. da Costa, eds., North Holland, 1980, pp.209-217.
  27. `` Against Equality Again'', Philosophy, LII, 1977; reprinted in W.Letwin, Against Equality, ch.2, London, 1983, pp.73-105.
  28. ``The Phenomenon of Law'', ch.4, in P.M.S.Hacker and J.Raz, eds., Law, Morality and Society, Oxford, 1977, pp.85-98.
  29. ``The Concept of Justice'', Societas Ethica, Noordwijk aan Zee, Holland, 1977, ch.4.
  30. `` Vive la Différence'', Philosophy, LIII, 1978
  31. ``Wilberforce and Huxley: A Legendary Encounter'', The Historical Journal, XXII, 2, 1979.
  32. ``The Nature of Law'', Philosophica, 23, 1979 (i), pp.37-50.
  33. ``Dubious Doubts'', in M.C.Doeser and J.N.Kray, eds., Facts and Values, ISBN 90.247.3384.7, Dordrecht, pp.21-29
  34. ``Historian Malgré Moi'', ch.10 in L.Pompa and W.H.Dray, Substance and Form in History, Edinburgh, 1981, pp.133-144.
  35. ``Norrington Blues'', Oxford, May, 1980, pp.45-49.
  36. ``The Language of Liberty'' , in Maurice Cranston and Peter Mair, eds., Language and Politics, Brussels, 1982, ISBN 2-8027/0294/7 Bruylant, D/1982/0023/7, pp.199-212.
  37. . `` Towards a Theory of Taxation '' published in Social Philosophy and Policy, Volume 2 Issue 1, Autumn 1984, pp.161-173.
  38. ``Foreknowledge and the Vulnerability of God'', in Geoffrey Vesey, ed. The Philosophy in Christianity, Cambridge, 1989, pp.119-128.
  39. ``Mathematical Tennis'', Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, LXXXIV, 1983-1984, pp.63-72.
  40. ``The Worm and the Juggernaut: Justice and the Public Interest'', Business and Professional Ethics Journal, 6, no.2, pp.51-59.
  41. ``The Problem of Material Justice'', ARSP, Beiheft nr. 24, pp.20-23.
  42. ``Lucas, Gödel and Astaire: A Rejoinder'', The Philosophical Quarterly, 34, No.137, pp.507-508.
  43. ``Lucas Against Mechanism II: A Rejoinder'', Canadian Journal of Philosophy, XIV, No.2, June 1984, pp.189-191.
  44. `` The Alternative Sex'', Philosophy, LIX, 1984, pp.111-115.
  45. ``Discrimination and Irrelevance'', Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, LXXXVI, 1985/1986, pp.i-xviii.
  46. ``Reason Restored'', ch.5 in W.J.Abraham and S.W.Holtzer, The Rationality of Religious Belief: Essays in Honour of Basil Mitchell , Oxford, 1987, pp.71-84.
  47. ``Plato's Philosophy of Sex'', in E.M.Craik, ed., Owls to Athens, Oxford, 1990, pp. 223-231.
  48. ``A Mind of One's Own'', Philosophy, 68, 1993, pp.457-471.
  49. ``The Lay-out of Arguments'', in W.Krawietz, N.MacCormick, G.H.von Wright, eds., Prescriptive Formality and Normative Rationality in Modern Legal Systems, Berlin, 1994, 285-295
  50. ``Reflections on the Atonement'' ch.12 in A.G.Padgett, ed., Reason and the Christian Religion, Oxford, 1994, pp. 265-276.
  51. ``The Restoration of Man'': A Lecture given in Durham on Thursday October 22nd, 1992, to mark the Fiftieth Anniversary of C.S. Lewis's The Abolition of Man; Theology, 1995, pp.445-456.
  52. ``A View of One's Own'', Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 329, 1994
  53. ``Prospects for Realism in Quantum Mechanics'', International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 9, No.3, 1995, pp.225-234.
  54. ``The Unity of Science without Reductionism'', Acta Analytica, 15, 1996, pp.89-95.
    ``Minds, Machines and Gödel: A Retrospect'', in P.J.R.Millican and A.Clark, eds., Machines and Thought: The Legacy of Alan Turing, Oxford, 1996, pp.103-124.
  55. ``Reality and Time: Reply to Contributors'', in International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, Volume 11, Number 1, March 1997
  56. ``Transcendental Tense II'': Reply to Professor Mellor, Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Supplementary Volume for 1998.
  57. ``Perenitatea idealului filosofic grecese'' in Valentin Muresan, ed., Intre Wittgenstein si Heidegger, Bucharest, 1998, (ISBN: 937-9216-48-X), pp.137-146.
  58. `Charles Dodgson in 1998''` , in The Carrollian, 1998.
  59. . ``Charles Lutwidge Dodson---Lewis Carrol'': (a reprint of the above---a talk given at St Mary's, Guildford, on May 17th, 1998), Danesbury Chronicle, 6, October 2010, pp.36-39.
  60. ``The Responsibilities of a Businessman'', , in Business Ethics, ed. C.Cowton and R. Crisp, Oxford, 1998, pp.59-77.
  61. ``A Century of Time'', in the British Academy's Centenary volume, The Arguments of Time, ed. Jeremy Butterfield, Oxford, 1999.
  62. ``A Don's Defence'', in Oxford, November 1999.
  63. ``A Note on Time and Tense'', in Time, Creation and World-Order, ed. M.Wegener, Aarhus University Press, 1999, pp.100-106.
  64. `` Time and Religion'' in Time, ed. K.Ridderbos, Cambridge University Press, 2002
  65. . ``Sex, Self and Power'', (Chapter 10 of An Engagement with Plato's Republic, Ashgate, forthcoming) is a pdf file, and can be read by Adobe Acrobat.
  66. . `` ACE: Assess Cost of Error'', published in The Risk of Freedom Briefing, Issue no.5, October 2000.
  67. . ``The Special Theory and Absolute Simultaneity'' ch.11 in Einstein,Relativity and Absolute Simultaneity'', eds. W.L.Craig and Q.Smith, New York, 2008. ISBN 978-0-415-70174-7
  68. ``Commentary on Turing's `Computing Machinery and Intelligence' '', ch.4 in Parsing the Turing Test, eds, R.Epstein, G.Roberts, G.Beber, Springer, 2008, ISBN-13: 978-1-4020-6708-1 e-ISBN-13: 978-1-4020-6710-5
  69. Waismann at Oxford''. A talk delivered at the Waismann Conference in Vienna, on October 2nd, 2010; printed in the Oxford Magazine, No.395, Fifth Week, Michaelmas Term, 2010, pp.20-21.
  70. ``Turnbull Turned Turtle'', Archbold Review, Issue 2, March3, 2011, pp.5-6.
  71. ``A Waismann Memoir'' in B.F.McGuiness, ed., Friedrich Waismann : Casality and Logical Positivism, Vienna Circle Institute Yearbook 15, Springer, Heidelberg, 2011, pp.23-24.



  1. Endowment and Morality Review of The Ethical Investor by John G. Simons, Charles W. Powers and Jon Gunnerman, University of Yale Press, in Oxford Magazine, 9 February 1973, pp.8-9.
  2. The Emergence of Probability, by Ian Hacking, Mind, LXXXVI, no.343 July 1977, pp.466-467.
  3. Mechanism, Mentalism and Metamathematics, by Judson Webb, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 33, 1982, pp.441-444.
  4. Plato on Punishment, by Mary Margaret Mackenzie, Ancient Philosophy, 4, 1984, pp.105-106.
  5. A Model of the Universe, by Storrs McCall. But I have lost the off-prints, and cannot remember where it came out.
  6. Time, Creation and the Continuum, by Richard Sorabji, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 36, 1985, pp.473-475.
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