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. Moral Vegetarianism, by Tyler Doggett (Vermont).
  2. The Epistemic Condition for Moral Responsibility, by Fernando Rudy-Hiller (Stanford).


  1. Pacifism, by Andrew Fiala (California State-Fresno).
  2. Chinese Ethics, by David Wong (Duke).
  3. Spinoza’s Modal Metaphysics, by Samuel Newlands (Notre Dame).


  1. Science and Ideology, by Eric C. Martin (Baylor).
  2. Analytic Perspectives on the Philosophy of Music, by Matteo Ravasio (Auckland).
  3. Paulo Freire, by Kim Díaz (El Paso Community College).


  1. John O’Dea (Tokyo) reviews Sensory Blending: On Synaesthesia and Related Phenomena (Oxford), by Ophelia Deroy (ed.).
  2. Catherine Zuckert (Notre Dame) reviews The Strauss-Krüger Correspondence: Returning to Plato through Kant (Palgrave Macmillan), by Susan Meld Shell (ed.).
  3. Joshua Shaw, Penn State Erie (The Behrend College) reviews Levinas and the Trauma of Responsibility: The Ethical Significance of Time (Indiana), by Cynthia D. Coe.
  4. Anthony D. Traylor (Assumption College) reviews The Sacrality of the Secular: Postmodern Philosophy of Religion (Columbia), by Bradley B. Onishi.
  5. Stephen Houlgate (Warwick) reviews Hegel and Resistance: History, Politics and Dialectics (Bloomsbury), by Rebecca Comay and Bart Zantvoort (eds.).
  6. Michael Jonik (Sussex) reviews Melville among the Philosophers (Lexington), by Corey McCall and Tom Nurimi (eds.).

1000-Word Philosophy Ø

Wireless Philosophy

  1. The Nature of Truth, by Joshua Rasmussen (Azusa Pacific).

Recent Philosophy Book Reviews in Non-Academic Media

  1. Robert Zaretsky reviews The Monarchy of Fear: A Philosopher Looks at Our Political Crisis by Martha C. Nussbaum at the Los Angeles Review of Books
  2. Becca Rothfeld reviews Hiking with Nietzsche: On Becoming Who You Are by John Kaag at The Atlantic.

Compiled by @MichaelGlawson (University of South Carolina)

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