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. Causal Models by Christopher Hitchcock (Cal Tech).


  1. Experimental Moral Philosophy by Mark Alfano, Don Loeb, and Alexandra Plakias (Hamilton College).
  2. The Frege-Hilbert Controversy by Patricia Blanchette (Notre Dame).
  3. George Santayana by Herman Saatkamp and Martin Coleman (Indiana/Perdue).
  4. Peter Abelard by Peter King and Andrew Arlig (CUNY).
  5. Karl Popper by Stephen Thornton.


  1. Art and Interpretation, by Szu-Yen Lin (Chinese Culture University).
  2. Philosophy of Architecture, by William M. Taylor (Western Australia University).


  1. Jeremy Howick (Oxford) reviews Medical Nihilism (Oxford) by Jacob Stegenga.
  2. Thomas Baldwin (York) reviews Wittgenstein: Lectures, Cambridge 1930-1933: From the Notes of G. E. Moore (Cambridge) by David Stern, Brian Rogers, and Gabriel Citron (eds.).
  3. Jonathan Wolff (Oxford) reviews Why Does Inequality Matter? (Oxford) by T. M. Scanlon.
  4. Malcolm Keating (Yale-NUS College) reviews A Yogācāra Buddhist Theory of Metaphor (Oxford) by Roy Tzohar.
  5. Valerie Tiberius (Minnesota) reviews Doing Valuable Time: The Present, the Future, and Meaningful Living (Oxford) by Cheshire Calhoun.
  6. Kohei Kishida (Dalhousie) reviews Objects and Modalities: A Study in the Semantics of Modal Logic (Springer) by Tero Tulenheimo.
  7. Nancy Kendrick (Wheaton College) reviews Women and Liberty, 1600-1800: Philosophical Essays (Oxford) by Jacqueline Broad and Karen Detlefsen (eds.).
  8. Catherine Legg and Jack Reynolds (Deakin University) review Sympathy in Perception (Cambridge) by Mark Eli Kalderon.
  9. Samuel C. Wheeler III (Connecticut) reviews How to Do Philosophy with Words: Reflections on the Searle-Derrida debate (John Benjamins) by Jesús Navarro.

1000-Word Philosophy

  1. Hope by Michael Milona (Auburn) and Katy Stockdale (Sam Houston State).

Wireless Philosophy Ø

Recent Philosophy Book Reviews in Non-Academic Media

  1. Paul Gleason reviews The Monarchy of Fear by Martha Nussbaum at the Pacific Standard.
  2. Joseph Epstein reviews Why Honor Matters by Tamler Sommers at the Wall Street Journal.
  3. Temma Ehrenfeld reviews How to Be a Stoic by Massimo Pigliucci at the Los Angeles Review of Books.

 Bonus: So many great ideas.

Compiled by @MichaelGlawson (University of South Carolina)

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