Peter R. Ghosh (/ɡəʊst/; GOST; born December 1954, Sutton Coldfield) is a British historian.
Ghosh has been a Fellow of St Anne's College, Oxford since 1982.
He has two related research interests: first, the interface between political ideas and English politics, c. 1850 – 1895; secondly, the evolution of Western European and British ideas, including historiography, from the Enlightenment to the present.
He has written for the London Review of Books and appeared on In Our Time discussing Max Weber.
Peter Ghosh is married to Dame Helen Ghosh.
- Politics and Culture in Victorian Britain: Essays in Memory of Colin Matthew (2006)
- A Historian Reads Max Weber: Essays on the Protestant Ethic (2008)
- Max Weber and 'The Protestant Ethic': Twin Histories (2014)
- Max Weber in Context: Essays in the History of German Ideas C. 1870-1930 (2016)