Online Philosophy Resources Weekly Update

Here’s the weekly report on 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. Basil [Cardinal] Bessarion, by Eva Del Soldato (Pennsylvania).
  2. Heinrich Scholz, by Volker Peckhaus.
  3. Alienation, by David Leopold (Oxford).


  1. Civic Education, by Jack Crittenden and Peter Levine (Tufts).
  2. Tiantai Buddhism, by Brook Ziporyn (Chicago).
  3. Impossible Worlds, by Francesco Berto (Amsterdam) and Mark Jago (Nottingham).
  4. Bernard Williams, by Sophie Grace Chappell and Nicholas Smyth.
  5. Political Representation, by Suzanne Dovi (Arizona).
  6. Contradiction, by Laurence R. Horn (Yale).
  7. Moral Reasoning, by Henry S. Richardson (Georgetown).


  1. Time, by Bradley Dowden (Cal State-Sacramento).
  2. Capital Punishment, by Robert Hoag (Berea College).


  1. Michael Robillard (Oxford) reviews The Ethics of Counterterrorism (Routledge), by Isaac Taylor.
  2. Nicholas Bamforth (Oxford) reviews Debating Religious Liberty and Discrimination (Oxford), by John Corvino, Ryan T. Anderson, and Sherif Girgis.
  3. Trish Glazebrook (Washington State) reviews Dimitri Ginev, Hermeneutic Realism: Reality Within Scientific Inquiry (Springer), by Dimitri Ginev.
  4. Wayne Norman (Duke) reviews Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We Don’t Talk about It) (Princeton), by Elizabeth Anderson.
  5. Bill Martin (DePaul) reviews Badiou and Indifferent Being: A Critical Introduction to Being and Event (Bloomsbury), by William Watkin.
  6. Thomas Nenon (Memphis) reviews Husserl’s Legacy: Phenomenology, Metaphysics, and Transcendental Philosophy (Oxford), by Dan Zahavi.
  7. Tuomo Tiisala (New York) reviews Foucault and Nietzsche: A Critical Encounter (Bloomsbury), by Alan Rosenberg and Joseph Westfall (eds.).
  8. Lenny Moss (Exeter) reviews The Gestation of German Biology: Philosophy and Physiology from Stahl to Schelling (Chicago), by John H. Zammito.
  9. Joshua Shepherd (Carleton/ Barcelona) reviews How We Understand Others: Philosophy and Social Cognition (Routledge), by Shannon Spaulding.
  10. Vernon W. Cisney (Gettysburg College) reviews Derrida After the End of Writing: Political Theology and New Materialism (Fordham), by Clayton Crockett.

1000-Word Philosophy Ø

Wireless Philosophy Ø

Recent Philosophy Book Reviews in Non-Academic Media

  1. Anand Giridharadas reviews The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment, by Francis Fukuyama, and The Lies that Bind, by Kwame Anthony Appiah, at The New York Times.

Compiled by @MichaelGlawson (University of South Carolina)

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