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Book Review: Embedding Young People’s Participation in Health Services: New Approaches edited by Louca-Mai Brady

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 17/01/2021 - 7:00pm in

In Embedding Young People’s Participation in Health Services: New Approaches, Louca-Mai Brady brings together contributors to explore the potential for inclusive and diverse approaches to young people’s participation in health services. This collection will be relevant reading for academics, professionals or involvement officers who would like to learn more about how to embed young people’s participation in their … Continued

Dead Epidemiologists. On the origins of COVID-19 - book review

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 15/01/2021 - 7:53am in

Rob Wallace in Dead Epidemiologists shows that the Covid pandemic is not random, but a product of recent change in industrialised agribusiness, argues Elaine Graham-Leigh

Online Philosophy Resources Weekly Update

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 11/01/2021 - 11:48pm in

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

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New: ∅ 

Revised:

  1. Hugo Grotius, by Jon Miller.
  2. Presupposition, by David I. Beaver, Bart Geurts, and Kristie Denlinger.
  3. Vasubandhu, by Jonathan C. Gold.
  4. World Government, by Catherine Lu.
  5. Liberal Feminism, by Amy R. Baehr.
  6. The Structure of Scientific Theories, by Rasmus Grønfeldt Winther.
  7. The Identity Theory of Truth, by Richard Gaskin.

IEP   ∅

NDPR

  1. Robert Guay reviews Structural Injustice: Power, Advantage, and Human Rights (Oxford), by Madison Powers and Ruth Faden.

Wireless Philosophy  ∅

1000-Word Philosophy

  1. Distributive Justice: How Should Resources Be Allocated?, by Dick Timmer and Tim Meijers.
  2. Pascal’s Wager: A Pragmatic Argument for Belief in God, by Liz Jackson.

Recent Philosophy Book Reviews in Non-Academic Media    

  1. Machiavelli: The Art of Teaching the People What to Fear by Patrick Boucheron, reviewed by Camila Vergara at Boston Review.
  2. Feline Philosophy: Cats and the Meaning of Life by John Gray, reviewed by Constantine Sandis in Times Higher Education.

Compiled by Michael Glawson

BONUS: “Do you think true knowledge is intriniscally good?” “Absolutely. That is why we must destroy science.”

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Book Review: Good Economics for Hard Times: Better Answers to Our Biggest Problems by Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 10/01/2021 - 8:15pm in

In Good Economics for Hard Times: Better Answers to Our Biggest Problems, Nobel-Prize winning economists Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo carefully lay out evidence to provide a grounded approach to tackling today’s most pressing global problems. With a focus on alleviating inequality and poverty, Banerjee and Duflo’s book clears a path for more interdisciplinary work centred on improving citizens’ … Continued

The Dawning of the Apocalypse: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy, Settler Colonialism, and Capitalism in the Long Sixteenth Century - book review

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 07/01/2021 - 10:37pm in

Horne’s history of early colonialism in the Americas reveals how structures of racism were constructed to support the development of capitalism, finds Jamal Elaheebocus

Engels 200 – His Contribution to Political Economy - book review

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 30/12/2020 - 4:26am in

The central importance of the revolutionary Friedrich Engels to Marxism, as an individual thinker as well as collaborator, is forcefully argued in Roberts’ Engels 200, finds John Clarke

Online Philosophy Resources Weekly Update

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 30/12/2020 - 12:18am in

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

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New: ∅ 

Revised:

  1. Paul Ricoeur, by David Pellauer and Bernard Dauenhauer.
  2. Teleological Theories of Mental Content, by Karen Neander and Peter Schulte.
  3. Morality and Evolutionary Biology, by William FitzPatrick.
  4. Dharmakīrti, by Tom Tillemans.
  5. Karl Marx, by Jonathan Wolff and David Leopold.

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Wireless Philosophy  ∅

1000-Word Philosophy

Recent Philosophy Book Reviews in Non-Academic Media

  1. The Tyranny of Merit: What’s Become of the Common Good? by Michael Sandel, and The Cult of Smart: How Our Broken Education System Perpetuates Social Injustice by Fredrik deBoer, reviewed by Agnes Callard at Boston Review.
  2. The Murder of Professor Schlick: The Rise and Fall of the Vienna Circle by David Edmonds, reviewed by Clare Clark at Standpoint.

Compiled by Michael Glawson

BONUS: Practical Simulation Argument

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Counterfire's books of 2020

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 25/12/2020 - 7:05am in

It's been a turbulent year, but there hasn't been a shortage of books to read, so we asked some leading activists what they've been reading in 2020

Online Philosophy Resources Weekly Update

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 22/12/2020 - 7:57am in

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

SEP

New: ∅ 

Revised:

  1. Patriotism, by Igor Primoratz.
  2. Epistemic Contextualism, by Patrick Rysiew.

IEP

  1. Knowledge-First Theories of Justification, by Paul Silva (Cologne). 

NDPR  ∅

Wireless Philosophy  ∅

1000-Word Philosophy

  1. Conspiracy Theories, by Jared Millson (California State-Bakersfield).
  2. What Is It To Love Someone?, by Felipe Pereira (Pittsburgh).

Recent Philosophy Book Reviews in Non-Academic Media

  1. Think Least of Death: Spinoza on How to Live and How to Die, by Steven Nadler, reviewed by Carlos Fraenkel at Boston Review.
  2. The Knowledge Machine, by Michael Strevens, reviewed by Christoph Irmscher at The Wall Street Journal.

Compiled by Michael Glawson

BONUS: Against Williams.

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2020 In Review – An Impact Reading List

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 21/12/2020 - 10:00pm in

From the art of doing nothing to the competitive accountability of the modern university, with detours via The Economist and the history of the infographic. This reading list brings together the top book reviews featured on the LSE Impact Blog in 2020. In a frenetic world obsessed with deliverables and results, Jenny Odell makes the case for How … Continued

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