SEP, IEP, NDPR Weekly Update

Below are last week’s updates and new additions to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP), the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (IEP), and Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. They appear here via special arrangement with Philosophical Percolations, where they were first posted, along with many other goodies, by Jon Cogburn, BP Morton, Mark Silcox, Duncan Richter, James Rocha, and Mona Rocha in the “Saturday Linkorama.

Last Week’s SEP:

  1. Cosmology: Methodological Debates in the 1930s and 1940s (George Gale) [REVISED: June 4, 2015] Changes to: Bibliography
  2. Emergent Properties (Timothy O’Connor and Hong Yu Wong) [REVISED: June 3, 2015] Changes to: Main text, Bibliography
  3. Word Meaning (Luca Gasparri and Diego Marconi) [NEWJune 2, 2015]
  4. Skepticism (Peter Klein) [REVISED: June 2, 2015] Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html
  5. Quantum Approaches to Consciousness (Harald Atmanspacher) [REVISED: June 2, 2015] Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html
  6. The Revision Theory of Truth (Philip Kremer) [REVISED: June 2, 2015] Changes to: Main text, Bibliography
  7. Convention (Michael Rescorla) [REVISED: June 1, 2015] Changes to: Main text, Bibliography
  8. Hermann Weyl (John L. Bell and Herbert Korté) [REVISED: June 1, 2015] Changes to: Main text, Bibliography
  9. Fallacies (Hans Hansen) [NEW: May 29, 2015]

Last Week’s IEP:

  1. ∅ (sometimes written {}) this week. To be clear, not a new article on ∅, but actually an instance of ∅, or more precisely all of the instances of everything contained by ∅.

Last Week’s NDPR:

  1. Kent W. Staley reviews Lawrence Sklar (ed.)’s Physical Theory: Method and Interpretation.
  2. Richard Polt reviews Martin Heidegger’s Hölderlin’s Hymns “Germania” and “The Rhine.”
  3. Peter Adamson reviews Jari Kaukua’s Self-Awareness in Islamic Philosophy: Avicenna and Beyond.
  4. Samantha Matherne reviews Gregory S. Moss’s Ernst Cassirer and the Autonomy of Language.
  5. Molly Gardner reviews David Boonin’s The Non-Identity Problem and the Ethics of Future People.
  6. Robyn Marasco reviews David N. Levy’s Wily Elites and Spirited Peoples in Machiavelli’s Republicanism.
  7. Pietro Maffettone reviews Boudewijn de Bruin’s Ethics and the Global Financial Crisis: Why Incompetence is Worse than Greed.
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Josh May
8 years ago

IEP posted an article on Epistemic Consequentialism last week (June 3). See:

8 years ago

Can someone with relevant expertise speak to the “Quantum Approaches to Consciousness” article? How would you describe the scientific and/or philosophical merit among the work it cites? How would you describe the article in its capacity as an encyclopaedia reference article as per SEP guidelines?
It seems laden with pronouncements that would be controversial in quantum foundations; and yet gives no adequate context to convey to non-experts how controversial some of the claims may be.