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. Emotion, by Andrea Scarantino (Georgia State) and Ronald de Sousa (Toronto).
  2. Turing Machines, by Liesbeth De Mol (Lille).


  1. Replication and Reproduction, by John S. Wilkins and Pierrick Bourrat.
  2. Erotic Art, by Hans Maes (Kent).
  3. Social Norms, by Cristina Bicchieri (Pennsylvania), Ryan Muldoon, and Alessandro Sontuoso (Pennsylvania).
  4. Heinrich Rickert, by Andrea Staiti (Boston College).
  5. Cognitive Science, by Paul Thagard (Waterloo).



  1. Jonathan Matheson (North Florida) reviews The Limitations of the Open Mind (Oxford), by Jeremy Fantl.
  2. Henrik Lagerlund (Stockholm) reviews The Aftermath of Syllogism: Aristotelian Logical Argument from Avicenna to Hegel (Bloomsbury), by Marco Sgarbi and Matteo Casci (eds.).
  3. Manuel García-Carpintero (Barcelona) reviews Truth in Fiction: Rethinking its Logic (Springer), by John Woods.
  4. John Basl (Northeastern) reviews Subhuman: The Moral Psychology of Human Attitudes to Animals (Oxford), by T. J. Kasperbauer.
  5. Manuel Vargas (California-San Diego) reviews Mexican Philosophy in the 20th Century: Essential Readings (Oxford), by Carlos Alberto Sanchez and Robert Eli Sanchez Jr. (eds.).
  6. Jennifer A. Frey (South Carolina) reviews No Morality, No Self: Anscombe’s Radical Skepticism (Harvard), by James Doyle.
  7. Michael Griffin (British Columbia) reviews Divine Powers in Late Antiquity (Oxford), by Anna Marmodoro and Irini-Fotini Viltanioti.
  8. Joseph Levine (Massachusetts-Amherst) reviews Consciousness and Meaning: Selected Essays (Oxford), by Brian Loar.

1000-Word Philosophy

  1. Introduction to Probability Calculus, by Thomas Metcalf (Spring Hill College).

Wireless Philosophy

Recent Philosophy Book Reviews in Non-Academic Media

  1. Heller McAlpin reviews Hiking with Nietzsche, by John Kaag at NPR.

Compiled by @MichaelGlawson (University of South Carolina)

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