Philosophy in Review

PIR is an open access, specialist book review journal in philosophy, published six times a year. We cover all areas of and approaches to philosophy.

Announcements

 

October/December 2017 Issue Now Available

 

The latest issue of PIR is now available - Vol. 37, No. 5/6

Philosophy in Review continues to seek new reviewers. A list of books currently available for review is here. Potential reviewers who wish to review books should contact the journal; in most cases we can arrange for the book to be sent to you.

 
Posted: 2017-11-30
 

Upcoming change in publication frequency

 
PiR will be combining the October and December 2017  issues (v37, 5/6) in order that we can start 2018 with a brand new publication schedule. We will be publishing 4 issues year starting with v 38 no.1 in February. Thanks to all our reviewers who have helped make a success of our journal. We look forward to more requests for reviewing new titles.  
Posted: 2017-10-06
 

Online Submissions Process for Commissioned Reviews

 

Authors of commissioned reviews for the journal are requested to submit their reviews via the online system. We recommend that you consult the Author Guidelines and use the article template. Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting, or if already registered can simply log in and begin the 5 step process. Email Inba Kehoe, Managing Editor at pir at uvic.ca if you encounter any problems or have questions.

 
Posted: 2017-02-10
 
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Vol 37, No 5/6 (2017): October/December

Table of Contents

Giorgio Agamben, The Mystery of Evil: Benedict XVI and the End of Days.
Reviewed by
Michael Maidan
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180-182
Alain Badiou, Philosophy for Militants.
Reviewed by
Nick J. Sciullo
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183-184
Andrei A. Buckareff and Yujin Nagasawa, (eds.), Alternative Concepts of God: Essays on the Metaphysics of the Divine.
Reviewed by
Mohammad Saleh Zarepour
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185-187
Troels Engberg-Pedersen, (ed.), From Stoicism to Platonism: The Development of Philosophy, 100 BCE-100 CE.
Reviewed by
Sean McConnell
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188-191
Steven French, Philosophy of Science: Key Concepts.
Reviewed by
Bradford Lee McCall
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192-193
Robert Frodeman and Adam Briggle, Socrates Tenured: The Institutions of the 21st Century Philosophy.
Reviewed by
Robert Piercey
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194-196
Sebastian Sunday Grève and Jakub Mácha, (eds.), Wittgenstein and the Creativity of Language.
Reviewed by
James C. Klagge
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197-199
Elizabeth Hinton, From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America.
Reviewed by
Peter Admirand
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200-202
Stanley L. Jaki, Science and Creation: From Eternal Cycles to an Oscillating Universe.
Reviewed by
Alessandro Giostra
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203-205
Adam Kotsko, The Prince of this World.
Reviewed by
Kristof K.P. Vanhoutte
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206-208
Alasdair MacIntyre, Ethics in the Conflicts of Modernity: an Essay on Desire, Practical Reasoning, and Narrative.
Reviewed by
Jason Blakely
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209-211
Chris Barker
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212-214
Tiphaine Samoyault, Barthes: A Biography. Trans. Andrew Brown.
Reviewed by
Nicholas P Greco
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215-217
Robert Sinnerbrink, Cinematic Ethics: Exploring Ethical Experience through Film.
Reviewed by
Shawn Loht
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218-220
Malcolm Voyce, Foucault, Buddhism and Disciplinary Rules.
Reviewed by
Louis Edward Wolcher
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221-223