Reviews in Progress


Updated: September 16, 2020


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.

Appiah, Kwame Anthony. As If: Idealization and Ideals. Harvard University Press 2019.

Aquinas, Thomas. Quodlibetal Questions. Trans. Turner Nevitt and Brian Davies. Oxford University Press 2019. 

Arvan, Marcus. Neurofunctional Prudence and Morality: A Philosophical Theory. Routledge 2020. 

Baring, Edward. Converts to the Real. Catholicism and the Making of Continental Philosophy. Harvard University Press 2019. 

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

Beckman, Frida. Gilles Deleuze. Reaktion 2017.

Boden, Margaret. AI: Its Nature and Future. Oxford University Press 2016.

Braidotti, Rosi, et. al. (eds.). Socially Just Pedagogies: Posthumanist, Feminist and Materialist Perpsectives in Higher Education. Bloomsbury 2018.

Brandom, Robert. A Spirit of Trust: A Reading of Hegel's Phenomenology. Harvard University Press 2019.

Brown, Deborah, and Normore, Calvin. Descartes and the Ontology of Everyday Life. Oxford University Press 2020.

Cappelen, Herman, and Dever, Josh. Bad Language. Oxford University Press 2019. 

Caputo, John. Hermeneutics: Facts and Interpretation in an Age of Information. Pelican 2018.

Carbone, Mauro. Philosophy-Screens: From Cinema to the Digital Revolution. SUNY Press 2020.

Carnevali, Barbara. Social Appearances: A Philosophy of Display and Prestige. Columbia University Press 2020. 

Christen, Markus, Gordijn, Bert, and Loi, Michele (eds.). The Ethics of Cybersecurity. Springer 2020. 

Cisney, Vernon.  Deleuze and Derrida: Difference and the Power of the Negative. Edinburgh University Press 2018. 

Cohen, Ted. Serious Larks: The Philosophy of Ted Cohen, ed. Daniel Herwitz. University of Chicago Press 2018.

Crowe, Jonathan. Natural Law and the Nature of Law. Oxford University Press 2019. 

Dodds, Michael. The One Creator God in Thomas Aquinas and Contemporary Theology. Catholic University of America Press 2020. 

Dunston, Susan. Emerson and Environmental Ethics. Lexington 2018.

Eklund, Matti. Choosing Normative Concepts. Oxford University Press 2017. 

Falque, Emmanuel. Nothing To It: Reading Freud as a Philosopher. Leuven University Press 2020. 

Fazi, M. Beatrice. Contingent Computation: Abstraction, Experience, and Indeterminacy in Computational Aesthetics. Rowman and Littlefield 2018.

Frazer, Elizabeth, and Hutchings, Elizabeth. Violence and Political Theory. Polity 2019.

French, Stephen. There Are No Such Things as Theories. Oxford University Press 2020.

Garner, Richard, and Joyce, Richard (eds.). The End of Morality: Taking Moral Abolitionism Seriously. Routledge 2019.

Gaukroger, Stephen. The Failures of Philosophy: A Historical Essay. Princeton University Press 2020. 

Gaut, Berys, and Kieran, Matthew (eds.). Creativity and Philosophy. Routledge 2018.

Gewald, Jan-Bart, Spierenburg, Marja, and Wels, Harry. Nature Conservation in Southern Africa. Brill 2018.

Goldstein, Amy. Janesville: An American Story. Simon and Schuster 2017.

Gover, K.E. Art and Authority: Moral Rights and Meaning in Contemporary Visual Art. Oxford University Press 2018.

Greene, Richard, and Robison-Greene, Rachel. Conspiracy Theories: Philosophers Connect the Dots. Open Court 2020.

Hanke, Edith, Scaff, Lawrence, and Whimster, Sam (eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Max Weber. Oxford University Press 2020.

Henriksen, Jan-Olav. Religious Pluralism and Pragmatist Theology. Brill 2020. 

Hitz, Zena. Lost in Thought: The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life. Princeton University Press 2020. 

Jaarsma, Ada, and Dobson, Kit. Dissonant Methods: Undoing Discipline in the Humanities Classroom. University of Alberta Press 2020. 

Jaeggi, Rahel. Critique of Forms of Life. Harvard University Press 2018. 

James, Robin. The Sonic Episteme: Acoustic Resonance, Neoliberalism, and Biopolitics. Duke University Press 2019. 

Josifovic, Sasa, and Noller, Jorg (eds.). Freiheit nach Kant: Tradition, Rezeption, Transformation, Aktualität. Brill 2018.

Kaag, John. Sick Souls, Healthy Minds: How William James Can Save Your Life. Princeton University Press 2020. (Nov 2020)

Kaufman, Dan, ed. The Routledge Companion to Seventeenth Century Philosophy, Routledge 2017.

Kelly, MarkFor Foucault: Against Normative Political Theory. SUNY Press 2018.

Kimhi, Irad. Thinking and Being. Harvard University Press 2018.

Kittay, Eva. Learning From my Daughter: The Value and Care of Disabled Minds. Oxford University Press 2019.

Koci, Martin, and Alvis, Jason (eds.). Transforming the Theological Turn: Phenomenology with Emmanuel Falque. Rowman and Littlefield 2020.

Koslicki, Kathrin. Form, Matter, Substance. Oxford University Press 2018.

Kotva, Simone. Effort and Grace: On the Spiritual Exercise of Philosophy. Bloomsbury 2020. 

Laertius, Diogenes. Lives of the Eminent Philosophers. Trans. Pamela Mensch. Ed. James Miller. Oxford University Press 2018.  (Aug. 2020)

Lampert, LaurenceWhat a Philosopher Is: Becoming Nietzsche. University of Chicago Press 2018.

Levine, Steven. Pragmatism, Objectivity, and Experience. Cambridge University Press 2019.

Margel, Serge. The Tomb of the Artisan God: On Plato's Timaeus. University of Minnesota Press 2019.

McIntyre, Lee. The Scientific Attitude: Defending Science From Denial, Fraud, and Pseudoscience. The MIT Press 2019.

McLendon, Michael Locke. The Psychology of Inequality: Rousseau's "Amour-Propre." University of Pennsylvania Press 2018.

Milkov, Nikolay. Early Analytic Philosophy and the German Philosophical Tradition.  Bloomsbury 2019.

Minkowski, Eugène. Lived Time. Trans. Nancy Metzel. Northwestern University Press 2019.

Morse, Donald. Faith in Life: John Dewey's Early Philosophy. Fordham University Press 2018.

Naas, Michael. The End of the World and Other Teachable Moments: Jacques Derrida’s Final Seminar

Negarestani, Reza. Intelligence and Spirit. Urbanomic 2018.

Newman, Michael. Transitional Justice: Contending with the Past. Polity 2019.

Ng, Karen. Hegel's Concept of Life: Self-Consciousness, Freedom, Logic. Oxford University Press 2020

Novak, David. Athens and Jerusalem: Gods, Humans, and Monsters. University of Toronto Press 2019.

O'Connor, Cailin, and Weatherall, James Owen. The Misinformation Age: How False Beliefs Spread. Yale University Press 2019. (Nov 2020)

O'Meally, Robert (ed.). The Romare Bearden Reader. Durham: Duke University Press 2018.

Oppy, Graham, and Trakakis, N.N. (eds.). Inter-Christian Philosophical Dialogues, Vol. 4. Routledge 2017.

Page, Sophie, and Rider, Catherine. The Routledge History of Medieval Magic. Routledge 2019. 

Palette, Virginie. Le donné en question dans la phénoménologie et le néokantisme: Des critiques du positivisme au débat avec Kant. Springer 2018.

Pietroski, Paul. Conjoining Meanings: Semantics Without Truth Values. Oxford University Press 2018. (Nov 2020)

Pihlström, Sami, Stadler, Friedrich, and Weidtmann, Niels (eds.). Logical Empiricism and Pragmatism. Springer 2017.

Piketty, Thomas. Capital and Ideology. Trans. Arthur Goldhammer. Harvard University Press 2020. 

Predelli, Stefano. Fictional Discourse: A Radical Fictionalist Semantics. Oxford University Press 2020.

Primiero, Giuseppe. On the Foundations of Computing. Oxford University Press 2020. 

Pruss, Alexander, and Rasmussen, Joshua. Necessary Existence. Oxford University Press 2018.

Rudrum, David, Askin, Ridvan, and Beckman, Frida (eds.). New Directions in Philosophy and Literature. Edinburgh University Press 2019. 

Ryrie, Alec. Unbelievers: An Emotional History of Doubt. Harvard University Press 2019.

Schwartz, Robert. Pragmatic Perspectives: Constructivism Beyond Truth and Realism. Routledge 2019.

Soames, Scott. The World Philosophy Made: From Plato to the Digital Age. Princeton University Press 2019. 

Spencer, Albert. American Pragmatism: An Introduction. Polity 2019. 

Suikkanen, Jussi, and Kauppinen, Antti (eds.). Methodology and Moral Philosophy. Routledge 2018.

Vahabzadeh, Peyman. Violence and Nonviolence: Conceptual Excursions into Phantom Opposites. University of Toronto Press 2019. 

Velleman, David. On Being Me: A Personal Invitation to Philosophy. Princeton University Press 2020. 

Villa, Dana. Teachers of the People: Political Education in Rousseau, Hegel, Tocqueville, and Mill. University of Chicago Press 2017. 

Warren, Calvin. Ontological Terror: Blackness, Nihilism, and Emancipation. Duke University Press 2018.

Watkins, Eric. Kant on Laws. Cambridge University Press 2019.

White, Richard. Spiritual Philosophers: From Schopenhauer to Irigaray. Bloomsbury 2020. (Nov 2020)

Wood, Adam. Thomas Aquinas on the Immateriality of the Human Intellect. Catholic University of America Press 2019. 

Wood, Allen. Kant and Religion. Cambridge University Press 2020.

Woodruff, Paul (ed.). The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles: Philosophical Perspectives. Oxford University Press 2018.

Wynne, J.P.F. Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On DivinationCambridge University Press 2019. (Nov 2020)

Young, James. Radically Rethinking Copyright in the Arts: A Philosophical Approach. Routledge 2020. 

Zahavi, Dan. Husserl's Legacy: Phenomenology, Metaphysics, and Transcendental Philosophy. Oxford University Press 2018.

Zakkou, Julia. Faultless Disagreement. Vittorio Klostermann 2019.

Zamir, Tzachi. Just Literature: Philosophical Criticism and Justice. Routledge 2019.

Zartaloudis, Thanos. The Birth of Nomos. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press 2019.