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. Personal Relationship Goods, by Anca Gheaus (Universitat Pompeu Fabra-Barcelona).


  1. Modal Logic, by James Garson (Houston).
  2. Logical Truth, by Mario Gómez-Torrente.
  3. Philosophy of Technology, by Maarten Franssen (Delft), Gert-Jan Lokhorst (Delft), and Ibo van de Poel (Delft).
  4. Evolutionary Psychology, by Stephen M. Downes (Utah).
  5. Alfred Jules Ayer, by Graham Macdonald and Nakul Krishna (Cambridge).
  6. Libertarianism, by Bas van der Vossen (Chapman) and Peter Vallentyne.
  7. Intuitionistic Logic, by Joan Moschovakis (California-Los Angeles).
  8. Locke on Real Essence, by Jan-Erik Jones (Southern Virginia).
  9. Philosophy of Economics, by Daniel M. Hausman (Wisconsin).
  10. The Incommensurability of Scientific Theories, by Eric Oberheim and Paul Hoyningen-Huene (Hannover).
  11. Alfred North Whitehead, by Ronald Desmet (Vrije) and Andrew David Irvine (British Columbia).


  1. A. N. Prior’s Logic, by Peter Øhrstrøm (Aalborg).


  1. Matti Eklund (Uppsala) reviews Thick Evaluation (Oxford), by Simon Kirchin.
  2. Jonathan Stoltz (University of St. Thomas) reviews Explaining Knowledge: New Essays on the Gettier Problem (Oxford), by Rodrigo Borges, Claudio De Almeida, and Peter D. Klein (eds.).
  3. Ann V. Murphy (New Mexico) reviews Phenomenological Reflections on Violence: A Skeptical Approach (Routledge), by James Dodd.
  4. Christopher W. Gowans (Fordham) reviews Buddhist Spiritual Practices: Thinking with Pierre Hadot on Buddhism, Philosophy, and the Path (Mangalam), by David V. Diordalis (ed.)
  5. Kenny Easwaran (Texas A&M University) reviews Probabilistic Knowledge (Oxford), by Sarah Moss.
  6. Wesley D. Cray (Texas Christian University) reviews The Aesthetics of Videogames (Routledge), by Jon Robson and Grant Tavinor (eds.)
  7. Neil Levy (Macquarie University/University of Oxford) reviews The Implicit Mind: Cognitive Architecture, the Self, and Ethics (Oxford), by Michael Brownstein.
  8. Eduardo Mendieta (Penn State) reviews The Golden Age of Phenomenology at the New School for Social Research, 1954-1973 (Ohio), by Lester Embree and Michael D. Barber (eds.).
  9. Victor Nuovo (Harris Manchester College, Oxford/Middlebury College) reviews John Locke’s Political Philosophy and the Hebrew Bible (Cambridge), by Yechiel J. M. Leiter.

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Recent Philosophy Book Reviews in Non-Academic Media

Simon Blackburn reviews Seven Types of Atheism, by John Gray, and Five Proofs for the Existence of God, by Edward Fesser, in the Times Literary Supplement.

Robert Zaretsky reviews The Monarchy of Fear: A Philosopher Looks at our Political Crisis by Martha Nussbaum, in the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Compiled by Michael Glawson (@MichaelGlawson), University of South Carolina

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