Online Philosophy Resources Weekly Update

Here’s the weekly report on new entries in online philosophical resources and new reviews of philosophy books.

Below are recent updates to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP), Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (IEP), 1000-Word PhilosophyWireless Philosophy (Wi-Phi), as well as new book reviews at Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (NDPR). We are also now including links in these posts to reviews of philosophy books in the popular press. (If you come across one in your own reading please email me the link. Thanks!)




  1. Catharine Trotter Cockburn, by Patricia Sheridan (Guelph).
  2. Automated Reasoning, by Frederic Portoraro (Global Knowledge Inc.).
  3. Doctrine of Double Effect, by Alison McIntyre (Wellesley).



  1. Deborah Tollefsen (Memphis) reviews Extended Epistemology (Oxford), by J. Adam Carter, Andy Clark, Jesper Kallestrup, S. Orestis Palermos, and Duncan Pritchard (eds.).
  2. Heather Demarest (Colorado-Boulder) reviews Laws of Nature (Oxford), by Walter Ott and Lydia Patton (eds.).
  3. Eric Thomas Weber (Kentucky) reviews William James on Democratic Individuality (Cambridge), by Stephen S. Bush.
  4. Peter Baumann (Swarthmore) reviews Pragmatic Encroachment in Epistemology (Routledge), by Brian Kim and Matthew McGrath (eds.).
  5. Robert Lockie (West London) reviews Eliminativism, Objects, and Persons: The Virtues of Non-Existence (Routledge), by Jiri Benovsky.
  6. Lisa Herzog (Technical University of Munich) reviews Liberalism and Distributive Justice (Oxford), by Samuel Freeman.
  7. Helen Steward (Leeds) reviews The Metaphysics of Action: Trying, Doing, Causing (Palgrave Macmillan), by David-Hillel Ruben.
  8. Jared Peterson (SUNY-Oswego) reviews Transparency and Self-Knowledge (Oxford), by Alex Byrne.
  9. David Lappano (Centre for Christian Studies-Winnipeg) reviews Kierkegaard’s God and the Good Life (Indiana), by Stephen Minister, J. Aaron Simmons, and Michael Strawser (eds.)

1000-Word Philosophy


  1. Plato’s Crito: When Should We Break the Law?, by Spencer Case (CU Boulder).


  1. Free Will and Free Choice, by Jonah Nagashima (California-Riverside).

Wireless Philosophy

Recent Philosophy Book Reviews in Non-Academic Media

  1. Stephen Holmes reviews Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment, by Francis Fukuyama, and The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity: Creed, Country, Class, Culture, by Kwame Anthony Appiah, in The New York Review of Books.
  2. Ryan Chinkel reviews Nemesis: Alcibiades and the Fall of Athens, by David Stuttard at the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Compiled by Michael Glawson.

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