SEP, IEP, NDPR, Wi-Phi Weekly Update

Here are the past week’s additions and updates to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP), the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (IEP), Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (NDPR), and Wi-Phi Wireless Philosophy, appearing here via special arrangement with Philosophical Percolations. They were first posted in PhilPercs’ “Saturday Linkorama” along with many other links worth looking at. Thanks, PhilPercs!


  1. Epistemic Utility Arguments for Probabilism (Richard Pettigrew) [REVISED: December 17, 2015] Changes to: Main text.
  2. Theories of the Common Law of Torts (Jules Coleman, Scott Hershovitz, and Gabriel Mendlow) [REVISED: December 17, 2015] Changes to: Main text, Bibliography.
  3. Feminist Bioethics (Anne Donchin and Jackie Scully) [REVISED: December 16, 2015] Changes to: Main text, Bibliography.
  4. Decision Theory (Katie Steele and H. Orri Stefánsson) [NEW: December 16, 2015].
  5. Personal Identity and Ethics (David Shoemaker) [REVISED: December 15, 2015] Changes to: Main text.
  6. Hasdai Crescas (Shalom Sadik) [REVISED: December 11, 2015] Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html.
  7. Descartes’ Mathematics (Mary Domski) [REVISED: December 11, 2015] Changes to: Main text, Bibliography.
  8. Kurt Gödel (Juliette Kennedy) [REVISED: December 11, 2015]. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, content-mathematics.html, documents.html, goedel-phenomenology.html, incompleteness-hilbert.html, notes.html
  9. Social Minimum (Stuart White) [REVISED: December 11, 2015] Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html.


No new articles this week.


  1. Shelley Weinberg reviews Nicholas Jolley’s Locke’s Touchy Subjects: Materialism and Immortality.
  2. Jan Narveson reviews Larry May’s Contingent Pacifism: Revisiting Just War Theory.
  3. Micah Lott reviews Jonathan Sanford’s Before Virtue: Assessing Contemporary Virtue Ethics.
  4. Takashi Yagisawa reviews Stuart Brock and Anthony Everett (eds.)′ Fictional Objects.
  5. Jill Hernandez reviews John Kleinig, Simon Keller, and Igor Primoratz’s The Ethics of Patriotism: A Debate.
  6. Jonathan Dancy reviews Thomas Hurka’s British Ethical Theorists from Sidgwick to Ewing.
  7. Taede A. Smedes reviews Eric Dietrich’s Excellent Beauty: The Naturalness of Religion and the Unnaturalness of the World.
  8. Lauren Guilmette reviews Justin E. H. Smith’s Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy.
  9. Martin Shuster reviews James R. Mensch’s Levinas’s Existential Analytic: A Commentary on Totality and Infinity.


No new videos this week.

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