Online Philosophy Resources Summer Update

The usual weekly report on new and revised entries at online philosophy resources and new reviews of philosophy books is an occasional report this summer.

Here’s the edition for June and July.

It’s kind of a big one.



  1. Mind (Heart-Mind) in Chinese Philosophy by David Wong.
  2. Arabic and Islamic Philosophy of Religion by Jon McGinnis and Rahim Acar.
  3. Transformative Experience by Rebecca Chan.


  1. Antoine Le Grand by Patricia Easton.
  2. Fictional Entities by Fred Kroon and Alberto Voltolini.
  3. The Lambda Calculus by Jesse Alama and Johannes Korbmacher.
  4. Mathematical Explanation by Paolo Mancosu, Francesca Poggiolesi, and Christopher Pincock.
  5. Doctrine of Double Effect by Alison McIntyre.
  6. Girolamo [Geronimo] Cardano by Guido Giglioni and Jonathan Regier.
  7. Anselm of Canterbury by Thomas Williams.
  8. Feminist Philosophy by Noëlle McAfee, Ann Garry, Anita Superson, Heidi Grasswick, and Serene Khader.
  9. The Epistemology of Modality by Antonella Mallozzi, Anand Vaidya, and Michael Wallner.
  10. Transcendental Arguments by Robert Stern and Tony Cheng.
  11. Willard Van Orman Quine by Peter Hylton and Gary Kemp.
  12. Boundary by Achille Varzi.
  13. Russellian Monism by Torin Alter and Derk Pereboom.
  14. Personal Identity by Eric T. Olson.
  15. Events by Roberto Casati and Achille Varzi.
  16. Logical Constructions, by Bernard Linsky.
  17. Richard Rorty, by Bjørn Ramberg and Susan Dieleman.
  18. Ancient and Medieval Empiricism, by Gregory W. Dawes.
  19. Everettian Quantum Mechanics, by Jeffrey Barrett.
  20. Empirical Approaches to Moral Character, by Christian B. Miller.
  21. Epiphenomenalism, by William Robinson.
  22. Plato on Friendship and Eros, by C. D. C. Reeve.
  23. Holes, by Roberto Casati and Achille Varzi.
  24. Principle of Sufficient Reason, by Yitzhak Y. Melamed and Martin Lin.
  25. Global Justice, by Gillian Brock and Nicole Hassoun.
  26. Georg [György] Lukács, by Titus Stahl.
  27. Spinoza’s Modal Metaphysics, by Samuel Newlands.
  28. Mary Astell, by Alice Sowaal.
  29. The Hole Argument, by John D. Norton, Oliver Pooley, and James Read.
  30. The Revision Theory of Truth, by Philip Kremer and Edoardo Rivello.
  31. Hobbes’ Philosophy of Science, by Marcus P. Adams.
  32. Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite, by Kevin Corrigan and L. Michael Harrington.
  33. Value Pluralism, by Elinor Mason.
  34. Spinoza’s Theory of Attributes, by Noa Shein.
  35. Civic Humanism, by Cary Nederman.
  36. Elijah Delmedigo, by Michael Engel.
  37. Ramsey and Intergenerational Welfare Economics, by Partha Dasgupta.
  38. Experiment in Physics, by Allan Franklin and Slobodan Perovic.
  39. Connexive Logic, by Heinrich Wansing.



  1. George Orwell by Mark Satta.
  2. Boethius by Manuel Correia.
  3. Enactivism by Daniel D. Hutto. 


  1. The Semantic of Knowledge Attributions by Michael Blome-Tillman is reviewed by Dan Zeman. 
  2. Learning to Live Naturally: Stoic Ethics and its Modern Significance by Christopher Gill is reviewed by John Sellars. 
  3. Movements of the Mind: A Theory of Attention, Intention and Action by Wayne Wu is reviewed by Henry Taylor. 
  4. What We Owe the Future by Will MacAskill is reviewed by Krister Bykvist. 
  5. Consciousness as a Complex Event: Towards a New Physicalism by Craig DeLancey is reviewed by Kelvin J. McQueen. 
  6. Perspectival Realism by Michela Massimi is reviewed by Maria Panagiotatou and Stathis Psillos. 
  7. Hidden Wisdom: Medieval Contemplatives on Self-Knowledge, Reason, Love, Persons, and Immortality by Christina Van Dyke is reviewed by Zita V. Thoth. 
  8. Bias: A Philosophical Study by Thomas Kelly is reviewed by Bruce Russell. 
  9. The Meaning of If by Justin Khoo is reviewed by Paolo Santoriio. 
  10. Moral Progress in Dark Times: Universal Values for the Twenty-First Century by Markus Gabriel is reviewed by Erica Lucast Stonestreet. 
  11. Mereology by Aaron Cotnoir and Achille Varzi is reviewed by Daniel Nolan. 
  12. The Border Between Seeing and Thinking by Ned Block is reviewed by Jack Beck. 
  13. Shared Institutional Agency: Toward a Planning Theory of Human Practical Organization by Michael E. Bratman is reviewed by Abraham Roth. 
  14. Making Space for Justice: Social Movements, Collective Imagination, and Political Hope by Michele Moody-Adams is reviewed by Chris Lebron. 
  15. The Epistemology of Reading and Interpretation by René van Woudenberg is reviewed by Sarah Worth. 
  16. Making Space for Justice: Social Movements, Collective Imagination, and Political Hope by Michele Moody-Adams is reviewed by Chris Lebron. 
  17. Shared and Institutional Agency: Toward a Planning Theory of Human Practical Organization by Michael E. Bratman is reviewed by Abraham Roth. 
  18. The Border Between Seeing and Thinking by Ned Block is reviewed by Jacob Beck. 
  19. Mereology by A. J. Cotnoir and Achille C. Varzi is reviewed by Daniel Nolan. 


1000-Word Philosophy     

  1. Ancien Cynicism: Rejecting Civilization and Returning to Nature by G. M. Trujillo, Jr.
  2. “Properly Basic” Belief in God: Believing in God without an Argument by Jamie B. Turner. 
  3. Philosophy of Time: Time’s Arrow by Dan Peterson. 
  4. W.D. Ross’s Ethic of “Prima Facie” Duties by Matthew Pianalto. 
  5. Aristotle on Friendship: What Does It Take to Be a Good Friend? By G. M. Trujillo, Jr.  


Project Vox     ∅ 


Open-Access Book Reviews in Academic Philosophy Journals    

  1. A Genealogy of Self-Interest in Economics by Susumu Egashira et al. (eds.) is reviewed by Stavros Drakopoulos in Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics.
  2. Human Nature in Modern Economics: Structure, Change and Perspectives by Anna Horodecka is reviewed by Andres Lazzarini in Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics.
  3. What’s Wrong with Economics? by Robert Skidelsky is reviewed by Ella Needler and Maria  João Fernandes in Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics.
  4. The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Economics by Conrad Heilmann & Julian Reiss (eds.) is reviewed by D. Wade Hands in Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics.
  5. Authoritarian Liberalism and the Transformation of Modern Europe by Michael A. Wilkinson is reviewed by David Hollanders in Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics.
  6. The Philosophy of Causality in Economics: Causal Inferences and Policy Proposals by Mariusz Maziarz is reviewed by Fernando Varela Levy in Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics.
  7. Frame It Again by Jose Luis Bermudez is reviewed by Chiara Caporuscio in Philosophical Psychology.
  8. Extremism by Quassim Cassam is reviewed by Naomi Kloosterboer in Philosophical Psychology.


Recent Philosophy Book Reviews in Non-Academic Media   

  1. How to Flourish: An Ancient Guide to Living Well: Selections from the Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle, edited by Susan Sauvé Meyer is reviewed by Nikhil Krishnan at The New Yorker
  2. A Terribly Serious Adventure: Philosophy and War at Oxford (1900-1960) by Nikhil Krishnan is reviewed by Jennifer Szalai at The New York Times and Andrew Milne at The Conversation.
  3. What Even is Gender? by R. A. Briggs and B. R. George is reviewed by Holly Lawford-Smith at Quillette
  4. Being: A Study in Ontology by Peter van Inwagen is reviewed by David Papineau at The Times Literary Supplement. 
  5. What is the Use of Philosophy? by Philip Kitcher is reviewed by Rachel Fraser at The Times Literary Supplement. 
  6. The Individualists: Radicals, Reactionaries, and the Struggle for the Soul of Libertarianism by Matt Zwolinski and John Tomasi is reviewed by Barton Swain at The Wall Street Journal. 
  7. Free and Equal: What Would a Fair Society Look Like? by Daniel Chandler is reviewed by Tom Clark at Prospect
  8. Plato of Athens by Robin Waterfield, and The Dangerous Life and Ideas of Diogenes the Cynic by Jean-Manuel Roubineau, translated by Malcolm DeBevoise are reviewed by Kieran Setiya at The Atlantic and by Daisy Dunn at Literary Review
  9. Parfit: A Philosopher and His Mission to Save Morality by David Edmonds is reviewed by Christopher Bray at The Tablet and by Julian Baggini at Prospect
  10. The Experience Machine: How Our Minds Predict and Shape Reality by Andy Clary is reviewed by Zoe Drayson at Science.
  11. The Visionaries: Arendt, Beauvoir, Rand, Weil, and the Power of Philosophy in Dark Times by Wolfram Eilenberger, translated by Shaun Whiteside, is reviewed by Jennifer Szalai at The New York Times.

Compiled by Michael Glawson

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