Online Philosophy Resources Weekly Update

Here’s the weekly report of new entries in online philosophical resources and new reviews of philosophy books. 

We check out and report on updates to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP), Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (IEP), 1000-Word PhilosophyWireless Philosophy (Wi-Phi), and occasionally some other sites, as well as new book reviews at Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (NDPR) and in the popular press. If you notice any reviews of books by philosophers in non-academic venues, please let us know. Thanks!



  1. Theories of Criminal Law, by James Edwards (Oxford).


  1. Kūkai, by John Krummel (Hobard and Williams Smith Colleges).
  2. Infinite Regress Arguments, by Ross Cameron (Virginia).
  3. Giambattista Vico, by Timothy Costelloe (William and Mary).
  4. Prophecy, by Scott A. Davison (Morehead State).
  5. Mysticism, by Jerome Gellman (Ben Gurion).
  6. Jean Bodin, by Mario Turchetti (Freibourg).
  7. Monotheism, by William Wainwright (University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee).


  1. Plotinus: Virtue Ethics, by Giannis Stamatellos (American College of Greece).


  1. Ali Hasan (Iowa) reviewsThe Value of Rationality (Oxford), by Ralph Wedgwood.
  2. Siegfried Van Duffel (Nazarbayev) reviews The Right of Necessity: Moral Cosmopolitanism and Global Poverty (Rowman & Littlefield), by Alejandra Mancilla.
  3. Robert B. Pippin (Chicago) reviews A New German Idealism: Hegel, Žižek, and Dialectical Materialism (Columbia), by Adrian Johnson.
  4. Rüdiger Bittner (Bielefeld) reviews Determined by Reasons: A Competence Account of Acting for a Normative Reason (Routledge), by Susanne Matnel.
  5. Ehud Lamm (Tel Aviv) reviews Challenging the Modern Synthesis: Adaptation, Development, and Inheritance (Oxford), by Philippe Huneman and Denis M. Walsh (eds.).
  6. Michael E. Bratman (Stanford) reviews From Plural to Institutional Agency: Collective Action II (Oxford), by Kirk Ludwig.
  7. Jason Kawall (Colgate) reviews Virtue’s Reasons: New Essays on Virtue, Character, and Reasons (Routledge), by Noell Birondo and S. Steward Braun (eds.).
  8. Sylvia Berryman (British Columbia) reviews Aristotle’s Generation of Animals: A Critical Guide (Cambridge), by Andrea Falcon and David Lefebvre Eds.).
  9. Alastair Wilson (Birmingham) reviews The Quantum Revolution in Philosophy (Oxford), by Richard Healey.
  10. Mylan Engel Jr. (Northern Illinois) reviews Living Well Now and in the Future: Why Sustainability Matters (MIT), by Randall Curren and Ellen Metzger.

1000-Word Philosophy

  1. Descartes’ Meditations, 1-3, by Marc Bobro (Santa Barbara City College).
  2. Descartes Meditations, 4-6, by Marc Bobro (Santa Barbara City College).

Wireless Philosophy

  1. What is Consent?, by Tim Dougherty (Cambridge).

Recent Philosophy Book Reviews in Non-Academic Media

  1. Harold Cook reviews The Young Descartes, by Steven Nadler at the Times Literary Supplement.

Compiled by @MichaelGlawson (University of South Carolina)

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5 years ago

William Wainwright (author of the SEP entry on “Monotheism”) is professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (Department of Philosophy), not Western Michigan.