Online Philosophy Resources Weekly Update

The weekly report on new and revised entries at online philosophy resources and new reviews of philosophy books…



  1. Human Nature, by Neil Roughley.


  1. Juan Luis Vives [Joannes Ludovicus Vives], by Lorenzo Casini.
  2. Josiah Royce, by Kelly A. Parker and Scott Pratt.
  3. Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim, by Vittoria Perrone Compagni.
  4. Constructivism in Metaethics, by Carla Bagnoli.
  5. Karl Popper, by Stephen Thornton.
  6. Thermodynamic Asymmetry in Time, by Craig Callender.
  7. Aquinas’ Moral, Political, and Legal Philosophy, by John Finnis.
  8. Formal Epistemology, by Jonathan Weisberg.
  9. Political Obligation, by Richard Dagger and David Lefkowitz.
  10. Varieties of Modality, by Boris Kment.

IEP    ∅


  1. Johnny Thakkar reviews Rediscovering Political Friendship: Aristotle’s Theory and Modern Identity, Community, and Equality, by Paul W. Ludwig.

1000-Word Philosophy      ∅

Recent Philosophy Book Reviews in Non-Academic Media

  1. John Stuart Mill and the Meaning of Life by Elijah Millgram, reviewed by Jonathan Egid at The Times Literary Supplement.
  2. The Tyranny of Merit: What’s Become of the Common Good? by Michael J. Sandel, reviewed by Paul J. D’Ambrosio at the Los Angeles Review of Books and by Richard King at Sydney Review of Books.
  3. An Event, Perhaps: A Biography of Jacques Derrida by Peter Salmon, reviewed by John Gray at The New Statesman.
  4. Overdoing Democracy: Why We Must Put Politics In Its Place by Robert Talisse, reviewed by Richard Eldridge at the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Compiled by Michael Glawson

BONUS: “If we band together… we can ruin not just a few lives, but every life” — overheard at the Association for Effective Villainy.

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Louis F. Cooper
3 years ago

While it is not, strictly speaking, a review of a philosophy book, some DN readers may be interested in my review, at the blog of the Society for U.S. Intellectual History (S-USIH), of K. Forrester’s In the Shadow of Justice: Postwar Liberalism and the Remaking of Political Philosophy.

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Erik H
3 years ago

Does DN plan to post a 2021 Summer Philosophy for High Schoolers update this year? My kid’s looking…