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Sylvia Pankhurst: Natural Born Rebel - book review

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 18/09/2020 - 4:33am in

Rachel Holmes’ monumental biography of Sylvia Pankhurst succeeds in capturing her energy and brilliance, and the relevance of her causes for today, finds Katherine Connelly

The Revolutionary Contribution of Paul Mattick

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 16/09/2020 - 5:19am in

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Review of Marxism in a Lost Century: A Biography of Paul Mattick by Garry Roth (Haymarket Books/Historical Materialism Series).

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Online Philosophy Resources Weekly Update

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 14/09/2020 - 3:30pm in

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

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New:

  1. Protagoras, by Mauro Bonazzi (Urecht).
  2. Boethius of Dacia, by Sten Ebbesen (Humboldt).

Revised:

  1. Dualism, by Howard Robinson.
  2. Distributive Justice and Empirical Moral Psychology, by Christian B. Miller.
  3. Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy, by Wayne Cristaudo.
  4. Quantum Mechanics, by Jenann Ismael.
  5. Multiculturalism, by Sarah Song.
  6. Paternalism, by Gerald Dworkin.
  7. Practical Reason and the Structure of Actions, by Elijah Millgram.
  8. The Definition of Morality, by Bernard Gert and Joshua Gert.
  9. Nicolaus Taurellus, by Andreas Blank.

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Recent Philosophy Book Reviews in Non-Academic Media

  1. Sick Souls, Healthy Minds: How William James Can Save Your Life, by John Kaag, reviewed by Andrew Stark at Times Literary Supplement.
  2. How to Be a Conservative, by Roger Scruton, reviewed by Andrew Koppelman at New Rambler Review.
  3. Spinoza’s Ethics, translated by George Eliot, edited by Claire Carlisle, reviewed by Moira Gatens at Australian Book Review.

Compiled by Michael Glawson

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Book Review: The Impact Agenda: Controversies, Consequences and Challenges by Katherine E. Smith, Justyna Bandola-Gill, Nasar Meer, Ellen Stewart and Richard Watermeyer

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 13/09/2020 - 6:59pm in

In The Impact Agenda, Katherine E. Smith, Justyna Bandola-Gill, Nasar Meer, Ellen Stewart and Richard Watermeyer bring together research about the impact agenda and its policies into one critical discussion to highlight why it creates the controversies, consequences and challenges of the book’s subtitle. Calling on the UK academic community to seize the opportunity to reshape the impact agenda in more positive and … Continued

The London Dream: Migration and the Mythology of the City - book review

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 11/09/2020 - 4:16am in

Chris McMillan knows the London Dream all too well, and his book shows how the city exploits labour whatever the form of capitalism it has hosted, finds Morgan Daniels

Online Philosophy Resources Weekly Update

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 07/09/2020 - 5:15pm in

Here’s 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. Higher-Order Theories of Consciousness, by Peter Carruthers and Rocco Gennaro.
  2. Nationalism, by Nenad Miscevic.
  3. Stanisław Leśniewski, by Peter Simons.
  4. Zhu Xi, by Kirill Thompson.
  5. Roman Ingarden, by Amie Thomasson.
  6. Religious Daoism, by Fabrizio Pregadio.
  7. Ordinary Objects, by Daniel Z. Korman.
  8. Altruism, by Richard Kraut.

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NDPR

  1. Lauren Kopajtic reviews Being Me Being You: Adam Smith and Empathy (Chicago), by Samuel Fleischacker.
  2. David Cunning reviews Women Philosophers of Seventeenth-Century England: Selected Correspondence (Oxford), by Jacqueline Broad (ed.).
  3. Diego E. Machuca reviews Epistemology After Sextus Empiricus (Oxford), by Katja Maria Vogt and Justin Vlasits (eds.).
  4. Gerad Gentry reviews Hegel’s Concept of Life: Self-Consciousness, Freedom, Logic (Oxford), by Karen Ng.
  5. Andrei A. Buckareff reviews Reasons in Action: A Reductionist Account of Intentional Action (Oxford), by Ingmar Persson.
  6. Amy Kind reviews Knowing Other Minds (Oxford), by Avita Avramides and Matthew Parrott (eds.).
  7. Fabrizio Cariani reviews Knowledge and Conditionals: Essays on the Structure of Inquiry (Oxford), by Robert C. Stalnaker.

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Recent Philosophy Book Reviews in Non-Academic Media

  1. The Force of Nonviolence: An Ethico-Political Bind by Judith Butler, reviewed by Natasha Lennard at Bookforum.
  2. The Tyranny of Merit by Michael Sandel, reviewed by Julian Coman at The Guardian.
  3. Time of the Magicians: Wittgenstein, Benjamin, Cassirer, Heidegger, and the Decade That Reinvented Philosophy by Wolfram Eilenberger, reviewed by John Kaag in The New York Times.

Compiled by Michael Glawson

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The Ballot or The Streets or Both? From Marx and Engels to Lenin and the October Revolution - book review

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 04/09/2020 - 1:05am in

August Nimtz’s study of Lenin’s approach to elections reveals the continuities with Marx and their enduring relevance to revolutionary politics, argues Alex Snowdon

Online Philosophy Resources Weekly Update

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 31/08/2020 - 3:15pm in

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

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New:

  1. The Psychology of Normative Cognition, by Daniel Kelly and Stephen Setman.
  2. Causation in Physics, by Mathias Frisch.

Revised:

  1. Indicative Conditionals, by Dorothy Edgington.
  2. Shem Tov Ibn Falaquera, by Steve Harvey.
  3. Abner of Burgos, by Shalom Sadik.
  4. Inverted Qualia, by Alex Byrne.
  5. Aristotle, by Christopher Shields.
  6. William of Sherwood, by Sara L. Uckelman.
  7. Paul Ricoeur, by David Pellauer and Bernard Dauenhauer.
  8. Paul Feyerabend, by John Preston.

IEP 

  1. Persistence in Time, by Damiano Costa.

NDPR

  1. Brooks A. Sommerville reviews Philosophy as Drama: Plato’s Thinking through Dialogue (Bloomsbury), by Hallvard Fossheim, Vigdis Songe-Møller, and Knut Agotnes (eds.).

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  1. Feminism Pt. 3: The Dominance Approach, by Chelsea Haramia.
  2. Epistemology, or Theory of Knowledge, by Thomas Metcalf.

Recent Philosophy Book Reviews in Non-Academic Media

  1. The Wreckage of Philosophy: Carlo Michelstaedter and the Limits of Bourgeois Thought, by Mimmo Cangiano, reviewed by Dylan J. Montanari, at the Los Angeles Review of Books.
  2. The Socrates Express: In Search of Life Lessons from Dead Philosophers by Eric Weiner, reviewed by Gabino Iglesias at NPR.

Compiled by Michael Glawson.

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Dust Bowls of Empire. Imperialism, Environmental Politics and Injustice of ‘Green’ Capitalism - book review

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 28/08/2020 - 6:39am in

Holleman’s Dust Bowls of Empire shows that ecological crisis on the Great Plains of America is rooted in racism, imperialism and capitalism, finds Elaine Graham-Leigh

Online Philosophy Resources Weekly Update

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 24/08/2020 - 9:30pm in

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

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New:

  1. Isaac Albalag, by Bakinaz Abdalla.
  2. Philosophy of Microbiology, by Maureen A. O’Malley  and Emily C. Parke.

Revised:

  1. Philosophy of Humor, by John Morreall.
  2. Medieval Theories of Consequence, by Catarina Dutilh Novaes.
  3. Information, by Pieter Adriaans.
  4. Philolaus, by Carl Huffman.
  5. The Sophists, by C.C.W. Taylor and Mi-Kyoung Lee.
  6. The Turing Test, by Graham Oppy and David Dowe.
  7. Compositionality, by Zoltán Gendler Szabó.
  8. Decision-Making Capacity, by Louis C. Charland and Jennifer Hawkins.
  9. Bohr’s Correspondence Principle, by Alisa Bokulich and Peter Bokulich.
  10. Quantum Mechanics, by Jenann Ismael.
  11. Empirical Approaches to Moral Character, by Christian B. Miller.
  12. Search Engines and Ethics, by Herman Tavani.

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NDPR

  1. Theron Pummer reviews The Precipice: Existential Risk and the Future of Humanity (Hachette), by Toby Ord.

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Recent Philosophy Book Reviews in Non-Academic Media 

  1.  No Refuge: Ethics and the Global Refugee Crisis by Serena Parekh, reviewed at Kirkus Reviews.
  2. Entitled: How Male Privilege Hurts Women by Kate Manne, reviewed in The Chicago Tribune by John Warner and Times Higher Education by Emma Rees.

Compiled by Michael Glawson.

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