Reviews in Progress


Updated: January 1, 2016

The following list of books are "Reviews in Progress."

New philosophy books are being published all the time, at a rate faster than we can include them in our offerings.


Acampora, Christa Davis. Contesting Nietzsche. University of Chicago Press 2013.

Adamson, Peter. Interpreting Avicenna. Cambridge University Press 2015. 

Allen, Barry. Striking Beauty: A Philosophical Look at the Asian Martial Arts. Columbia University Press 2015.

Andersen, Nathan. Shadow Philosophy: Plato’s Cave and Cinema. Routledge 2014.

Auge, Marc. The Future. Verso 2015.

Badhwar, Neera.  Well-Being: Happiness in a Worthwhile Life. Oxford University Press 2014.

Ball, Philip. Patterns in Nature: Why the Natural World Looks the Way it Does. University of Chicago Press 2016.

Barris, Jeremy. Sometimes Always True: Undogmatic Pluralism in Politics, Metaphysics, and Epistemology.

Barthes, Roland. Masculine, Feminine, and Neuter and Other Writings on Literature. University of Chicago Press 2016.

Barthes, Roland. Signs and Images: Writings on Art, Cinema, and Photography. University of Chicago Press 2016.

Beck, David, ed. Knowing Nature in Early Modern Europe, Pickering & Chatto 2015.

Beiser, Frederick C. After Hegel: German Philosophy 1840-1900. Princeton University Press 2014.

Bell, Graham. The Evolution of Life. Oxford University Press 2015.

Billings, J., and Leonard, M. Tragedy and the Idea of Modernity. Oxford University Press 2015.

Bishop, Michael A. The Good Life: Unifying the Philosophy and Psychology of Well-Being, Oxford UP, 2015.

Blatti, Stephan, and Lapointe, Sandra. Ontology After Carnap. Oxford University Press 2016.

Blustein, Jeffrey M. Forgiveness and Remembrance: Remembering Wrongdoing in Personal and Public Life, Oxford University Press 2014.

Bolanos, Paulo. On Affirmation and Becoming: A Deleuzian Introduction to Nietzsche's Ethics and Ontology. Cambridge Scholars Press 2016.

Boljkovac, Nadine. Untimely Affects. Gilles Deleuze and an Ethics of Cinema, Edinburgh University Press 2013.

Bowman, Paul, ed. Rancière and Film, Edinburgh University Press 2013.

Brennan, Jason. Markets Without Limits. Routledge 2015.

Brennan, Jason F. Why Not Capitalism? Routledge 2014.

Brock, Gillian. Cosmopolitanism versus Non-Cosmopolitanism: Critiques, Defenses, Reconceptualizations. Oxford University Press 2013.

Brouwer, Rene. Stoic Sage: The Early Stoics on Wisdom, Sagehood and Socrates, Cambridge University Press 2014.

Brown, Robert F. Hegel: Lectures on the Philosophy of Art: The Hotho Transcript of the 1823 Berlin Lectures, Oxford University Press 2014.

Brownstein, Michael, and Saul, Jennifer. Implicit Bias and Philosophy, Volume 1: Metaphysics and Epistemology. Oxford University Press 2016. 

Bryant, Levi R
. Onto-Cartography. An Ontology of Machines and Media, Edinburgh University Press 2014.

Calloway, Katherine. Natural Theology in the Scientific Revolution: God's Scientists, Pickering & Chatto 2014.

Came, Daniel, ed. Nietzsche on Art and Life, Oxford University Press 2014.

Cameron, Margaret, and Stainton, Robert. Linguistic Content: New Essays on the History of Philosophy of Language. Oxford University Press 2015.

Campbell, Alastair V. Bioethics: The Basics, Routledge 2013.

Carter, James. Ricoeur on Moral Religion, Oxford University Press 2014.

Chomsky, Noam. What Kind of Creatures Are We? Columbia University Press 2015.

Clarke, Anthony and Moore, Andrew, eds. Within the Love of God: Essays on the Doctrine of God in Honour of Paul S. Fiddes, Oxford University Press 2014.

Constantinou, Marios, ed. Badiou and the Political Condition, Edinburgh University Press 2014.

Coons, Christian and Weber, Michael, eds. Manipulation: Theory and Practice, Oxford University Press 2014.

Cruft, Rowan and Matthew S. Liao and Massimo Renzo, eds. Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights, Oxford University Press 2015.

Czajka, Agnes, and Isyar, Bora. Europe After Derrida: Crisis and Potentiality. Edinburgh University Press 2015.

De Cruz, Helen and Johan de Smedt. A Natural History of Natural Theology, MIT Press, 2014.

De Paz, María and Robert DiSalle. Poincaré, Philosopher of Science: Problems and Perspectives. Springer 2014.

Currie, Mark. The Unexpected. Narrative Temporality and the Philosophy of Surprise, Edinburgh University Press 2013.

Dean, Mitchell, and Villadsen, Kaspar. State Phobia and Civil Society. Stanford University Press 2016.

Decety, Jean, and Wheatley, Thalia. The Moral Brain: A Multidisciplinary Perspective. The MIT Press 2015. 

Dillet, Benoît et al., eds. The Edinburgh Companion to Poststructuralism, Edinburgh University Press 2013.

Dobb-Weinstein, Idit. Spinoza's Critique of Religion and Its Heirs: Marx, Benjamin, Adorno. Cambridge UP 2015.

Dodd, Dylan and Zardini, Elia, eds. Scepticism and Perceptual Justifications, Oxford University Press 2014.

Dreyfus, Hubert, and Taylor, Charles. Retrieving Realism. Harvard University Press 2015.

Ehring, Douglas. Tropes: Properties, Objects, and Mental Causations, Oxford University Press 2014.

Ellul, Jacques. On Freedom, Love, and Power: Expanded Edition, University of Toronto Press 2015.

Epstein, Brian. The Ant Trap: Rebuilding the Foundations of the Social Sciences, Oxford UP, 2015.

Fairfield, Paul. Death: A Philosophical Inquiry, Routledge 2015.

Foucault, Michel. About the Beginning of the Hermeneutics of the Self, Lectures at Darthmouth College 1980. University of Chicago Press 2015.

Gardner, Sebastian and Matthew GristThe Transcendental Turn. Oxford University Press 2015.

Gaskin, Richard. Language, Truth, and Literature. A Defence of Literary Humanism, Oxford University Press 2013.

Gold, Andrew S. and Miller, Paul B. eds. Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law, Oxford University Press 2014.

Gordon, Rebecca. Mainstreaming Torture: Ethical Approaches in Post-9/11 United States, Oxford University Press 2014.

Gould, Carol C. Interactive Democracy: The Social Roots of Global Justice, Cambridge University Press 2014.

Graham, George. The Abraham Dilemma: A Divine Delusion. Oxford University Press 2015.

Gupta, Mona. Is Evidence-Based Psychiatry Ethical?, Oxford University Press 2014.

Guyer, Paul.
A History of Modern Aesthetics, Cambridge University Press 2014.

Haraway, Donna. Manifestly Haraway. University of Minnesota Press 2016.

Heidegger, Martin. The Beginning of Western Philosophy: Interpretation of Anaximander and Parmenides, trans. Richard Rojcewicz. Indiana University Press 2015.

Heinamaa, Sara and Hartimo, Mirja and Miettinen, Timo, eds. Phenomenology and the Transcendental, Routledge 2014.

Holub, Robert. Nietzsche’s Jewish Problem: Between Anti-Semitism and Anti-Judaism. Princeton University Press 2015.

Houle, Karen. Responsibility, Complexity, and Abortion: Toward a New Image of Ethical Thought, Lexington Books.

Hughes, CarlKierkegaard and the Staging of Desire: Rhetoric and Performance in a Theology of Eros. New York: Fordham University Press 2014.

Hutto, Daniel, and Myin, Erik. Radicalizing Enactivism: Basic Minds Without Content. MIT Press 2012.

Janiak, Andrew. Newton. Wiley-Blackwell 2015.

Jorgensen, Larry and Samuel NewlandsNew Essays on Leibniz's Theodicy. Oxford UP, 2014.

Kant, Immanuel. Natural Science, ed. Eric Watkins. Cambridge University Press 2015.

Kaufman, Dan, ed. The Routledge Companion to Seventeenth Century Philosophy, Routledge 2014.

Keller, Vera. Knowledge and the Public Interest, 1575-1725. Cambridge University Press 2015. 

Kemp, Gary, and Janssen-Lauret, Frederique, eds. Quine and his Place in History. Palgrave 2015

Kierkegaard, Soren. Kierkegaard's Journals and Notebooks: Volume 7: Journals NB15-NB20, ed. by Niels Jorgen Cappelorn, Alastair Hannay, Bruce H. Kirmmse, David D. Possen, Joel D. S. Rasmussen, Vanessa Rumble, and K. Brian Soderquist, Princeton University Press 2014.

Kitcher, PatriciaKant's Thinker. Oxford University Press 2011.

Kivy, Peter. De Gustibus: Arguing About Taste and Why We Do It. Oxford University Press 2015.

Klima, Gyula, ed. Metaphysical Themes, Medieval and Modern V. 11. Cambridge Scholars PR LTD. 2014.

Kment, BorisModality and Explanatory Reasoning. Oxford University Press 2014. - 

Kornblith, Hilary. A Naturalistic Epistemology, Oxford University Press 2014.

Kovac, Jeffrey, and Michael Weisberg, eds. Roald Hoffmann on Philosophy, Art, and Science of Chemistry, Oxford University Press 2012.

Kreines, James. Reason in the World: Hegel's Metaphysics and its Philosophical Appeal. Oxford University Press 2015.

Kvanvig, Johnathan L. Rationality and Reflection: How to Think About What to Think, Oxford University Press 2014.

Kymlicka, Will and Lernestedt, Claes and Matravers, Matt, eds. Criminal Law and Cultural Diversity, Oxford University Press 2014.

Lacan, Jacques. Transference: The Seminar of Jacques Lacan, Book VIII, trans. Bruce Fink. Polity 2015.

Lepore, Ernie and Stone, MatthewImagination and Convention: Distinguishing Grammar and Inference in Language. Oxford University Press 2014.

Lever, AnnabelleOn Privacy. Routledge 2012.

Levy, Neil, ed.
Addiction and Self-Control. Perspectives from Philosophy, Psychology, and Neuroscience, Oxford University Press 2013.

Lopes, Dominic McIver. Beyond Art, Oxford University Press 2014.

Mack, Michael. German Idealism and the Jew: The Inner Anti-Semitism of Philosophy and German Jewish Responses. University of Chicago Press 2016. 

Mag Uidhir, Christy, ed. Art and Abstract Objects, Oxford University Press 2013.

Marenbon, John, ed. Continuity and Innovation in Medieval and Modern Philosophy. Knowledge, Mind and Language, Oxford University Press 2013.

Matheson, Jonathan. The Epistemic Significance of Disagreement. Palgrave 2016.

McCumber, John. Understanding Hegel’s Mature Critique of Kant, Stanford University Press 2014.

McCraw, Benjamin, and Robert Arp. Philosophical Approaches to the Devil. Routledge 2015.

McGinn, Colin. Philosophy of Language: The Classics Explained, MIT Press 2015.

McQueen, Sean. Deleuze and Baudrillard: From Cyberpunk to Biopunk. Edinburgh University Press 2016.

Moeller, Christoph. Die Moeglichkeit der Normen. Suhrkamp 2016.

Moore, Steven., ed. Pragmatic Sustainability: Dispositions for Critical Adaptability, 2nd. edition. Routledge 2016.

Nadelhoffer, Thomas A. ed. The Future of Punishment, Oxford University Press 2013.

Nanay, Bence. Aesthetics as Philosophy of Perception. Oxford University Press 2016. 

Nussbaum, Martha. Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, Justice. Oxford University Press 2016.

O'Brien, Mahon. Heidegger, History and the Holocaust. Bloomsbury 2015.

O'Neill, Onora. Constructing Authorities: Reason, Politics, and Interpretation in Kant's Philosophy. Cambridge University Press 2015.

Peacocke, Christopher. The Mirror of the World: Subjects, Consciousness, and Self-Consciousness, Oxford University Press 2014.

Pereboom, DerkFree Will, Agency, and Meaning in Life, Oxford University Press 2014.

Priest, Graham. One: Being an Investigation into the Unity of Reality and of its Parts, including the Singular Object which is Nothingness, Oxford University Press 2014.

Prince, Susan (ed.). Antisthenes of Athens: Texts, Translations, and Commentary. University of Michigan Press 2015. 

Recanati, François. Mental Files, Oxford University Press 2012.

Richardson, Janice.  Law and the Philosophy of Privacy. Routledge 2016.

Richter, Gerhard. Inheriting Walter Benjamin. Bloomsbury 2016. 

Rist, John M. Plato’s Moral Realism. The Discovery of the Presuppositions of Ethics. The Catholic University of America Press 2012.

Scott-Baumann, AlisonRicoeur and the Negation of Happiness. Bloomsbury 2013.

Scribano, Emanuela. A Reading Guide to Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy, St. Augustines Press 2015.

Sevier, Christopher Scott. Aquinas on Beauty. Lexington 2015.

Shiffrin, Seana Valentine. Speech Matters: On Lying, Morality, and the Law, Princeton University Press 2014.

Skowronski, Krzysztof (ed.). Practicing Philosophy as Experiencing Life: Essays on American Pragmatism. Brill 2015. 

Skrbina, David. The Metaphysics of Technology. Routledge 2014.

Sholtz, Janae. The Invention of a People: Heidegger and Deleuze on Art and the Political. Edinburgh University Press 2015.

Shuster, Arthur. Punishment and the History of Political Philosophy: From Classical Republicanism to the Crisis of Modern Criminal Justice. University of Toronto Press 2016. 

Shuster, MartinAutonomy After Auschwitz: Adorno, German Idealism, and Modernity. University of Chicago Press 2014.

Smith, Andrew F. A Critique of the Moral Defense of Vegetarianism. Palgrave Macmillan 2016.

Smith, BryanMerleau-Ponty's Existential Phenomenology and the Realization of Philosophy. Bloomsbury 2014.

Smith, Justin. Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy. Princeton University Press 2015.

Stadler, Friedrich. The Vienna Circle. Studies in the Origins, Development, and Influence of Logical Empiricism. Springer 2015.

Staiti, Andrea Sebastiano. Husserl's Transcendental Phenomenology: Nature, Spirit, and Life, Cambridge University Press 2014.

Stump, David. Conceptual Change and the Philosophy of Science. Routledge 2015.

Swirski, Peter. From Literature to Biterature: Lem, Turing, Darwin, and Explorations in Computer Literature, Philosophy of Mind, and Cultural Evolution, Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press 2013.

Tartaglia, James. Philosophy in a Meaningless Life. Bloomsbury 2015.

Taylor, Charles. The Language Animal: The Full Shape of the Human Linguistic Capacity. Harvard University Press 2016.

Taylor, James Stacey, ed. The Metaphysics and Ethics of Death. New Essays, Oxford University Press 2013.

Turner, Jason. The Facts in Logical Space. Oxford University Press 2016.

Van Inwagen, Peter. Existence: Essays in Ontology, Cambridge University Press 2014.

Weil, Simone. Late Philosophical Writings. University of Notre Dame Press 2015.

Weisberg, Michael. Simulation and Similarity. Using Models to Understand the World, Oxford University Press 2013.

Westphal, Kenneth. How Hume and Kant Reconstruct Natural Law. Oxford University Press 2016.

Wilberding, James and Christoph Horn, eds. Neoplatonism and Philosophy of Nature, Oxford University Press 2012.

Williams, David Lay. Rousseau's Social Contract: An Introduction. Cambridge University Press 2014.

Wilson, Alastair, ed. Chance and Temporal Asymmetry, Oxford University Press 2014.

Wolterstorff, Nicholas. Art Rethought: The Social Practices of Art. Oxford University Press 2015.

Wuerth, Julian. Kant on Mind, Action, and Ethics, Oxford University Press 2014.

Young, James. Critique of Pure Music. Oxford University Press 2014.

Zahavi, Dan. Self and Other: Exploring Subjectivity, Empathy, and Shame, Oxford University Press 2014.

Zangwill, Nick. Music and Aesthetic Reality: Formalism and the Limits of Description, Routledge 2015.