Reviews in Progress


Updated: March 10 2018

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.

Agamben, Giorgio. The Use of Bodies. Stanford University Press 2016.

Agamben, Giorgio. What is Philosophy? Stanford University Press 2016. (August 2018)

Agamben, Giogio. The Omnibus Homo Sacer. (August 2018)

Alexander, David, and Johnson, Daniel (eds.). Calvinism and the Problem of Evil. Wipf and Stock 2016. 

Arroyo, Christopher. Kant’s Ethics and the Same-Sex Marriage Debate – An Introduction. (May 2018)

Baghramian, Maria, and Marchetti, Sarin. Pragmatism and the European Traditions: Encounters with Analytic Philosophy and Phenomenology before the Great Divide. Routledge 2017.

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

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

Beckman, Frida. Gilles Deleuze. Reaktion 2017.

Beebee, Helen, Hitchcock, Christopher, and Price, Huw. Making a Difference: Essays on the Philosophy of Causation. Oxford University Press 2017. (August 2018)

Beiner, Ronald. Dangerous Minds: Nietzsche, Heidegger, and the Return of the Far Right. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press 2018.

Bennett, Jonathan. Kant's Dialectic. Cambridge University Press 2016.

Biagioli, Francesca. Space, Number, and Geometry from Helmholtz to Cassirer. Springer 2016.

Birner, Betty. Language and Meaning.Routledge, 2017. (November 2018)

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

Blake, Stephen. Astronomy and Astrology in the Islamic World. Edinburgh University Press 2016. 

Bogaard, Paul, and Bell, Jason (eds.). The Harvard Lectures of Alfred North Whitehead, 1924-1925. Edinburgh University Press 2017. (May 2018)

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

Bommel, Bas van. Classical Humanism and the Challenge of Modernity: Debates on Classical Education in Nineteenth Century Germany. De Gruyter 2015. 

Brennan, Jason. Against Democracy. Princeton University Press 2016.

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

Bhushan N. & Garfiel, Minds without Fear: Philosophy in the Indian Renaissance. Oxford, 2017. (August 2018)

Butler, Brian. The Democratic Constitution: Experimentalism and Interpretation. University of Chicago Press 2017.

Capobianco, Richard. Heidegger's Way of Being. University of Toronto Press 2014. (August 2018)

Clark, Kelly James (ed.). The Blackwell Companion to Naturalism. Wiley-Blackwell 2016.

Claxton, Suzanne. Heidegger's Gods. Rowman and Littlefield 2017. (May 2018)

Curado, Manuel, and Gouveia, Steven (eds.). Philosophy of Mind: Contemporary Perspectives. Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2017.

Curtis, Benjamin, and Robson, Jon. A Critical Introduction to the Metaphysics of Time. Bloomsbury 2016. (August 2018)

Dan-Cohen, Meir. Normative Subjects: Self and Collectivity in Morality and Law. Oxford University Press 2016.

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. 

DeLanda, Manuel, and Harman, Graham. The Rise of Realism. Polity 2017. 

Demeter, Tamas. David Hume and the Culture of Scottish Newtonianism. Brill 2016.

Dennett, Daniel. From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds. W.W. Norton 2017. (May 2018)

De Vries, Marc. Teaching About Technology: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Technology for Non-Philosophers. 2nd. ed. Springer 2016. (May 2018)

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

Feenberg, Andrew. Technosystem: The Social Life of Reason. Harvard University Press 2017. 

Garner, Robert, and O'Sullivan, Siobhan. The Political Turn in Animal Ethics. Rowman and Littlefield 2016.

Geuss, Raymond. Changing the Subject: Philosophy from Socrates to Adorno. Harvard University Press 2017. 

Gimbel, Steven. Isn’t that Clever: A Philosophical Account of Humor and Comedy. Routledge 2017. (May 2018) 

Goldberg, Nathaniel. Kantian Conceptual Geography. Oxford University Press 2016.

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

Graf, Gunter, and Schweiger, Gottfried (eds.). Ethics and the Endangerment of Children's Bodies. Palgrave Macmillan 2017.

Gratton, Peter. Speculative Realism: Problems and Prospects. Bloomsbury 2014.

Greve, Sebastian, and Macha, Jakub. Wittgenstein and the Creativity of Language. Palgrave Macmillan 2015.

Griffith, Meghan, Levy, Neil, and Timpe, Kevin (eds.). The Routledge Companion To Free Will. Routledge 2017.

Grosz, Elizabeth. The Incorporeal: Ontology, Ethics, and the Limits of Materialism. Columbia University Press 2017.

Habermas, Jurgen. Postmetaphysical Thinking II. Polity 2017. (May 2018)

Hale, Bob, Wright, Crispin, and Miller, Alexander. A Companion to the Philosophy of Language, 2nd. ed. Wiley-Blackwell 2017.

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

Haraway, Donna. Manifestly Haraway. University of Minnesota Press 2016. (August 2018)

Held, David, and Maffettone, Pietro (eds.). Global Political Theory. Polity 2016.

Heney, Diana. Toward a Pragmatist Metaethics. Routledge 2016. (August 2018)

Hick, Darren. Artistic License: The Philosophical Problems of Copyright and Appropriation. University of Chicago Press 2017.

Hick, Darren, and Schmucker, Reinold. The Aesthetics and Ethics of Copying. Bloomsbury 2016.

Hilgers, Thomas. Aesthetic Disinterestedness: Art, Experience, and the Self. Routledge 2017.

Hirsch, Eli. Radical Skepticism and the Shadow of Doubt: A Philosophical Dialogue. Bloomsbury 2017.

Huemer, Michael. Approaching Infinity. Palgrave Macmillan 2016.

Ignatieff, Michael. The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World. Harvard University Press 2017.

Irvin, Sherri (ed.). Body Aesthetics. Oxford University Press 2016.

Josephson-Storm, Jason. The Myth of Disenchantment: Magic, Modernity, and the Birth of the Human Sciences. University of Chicago Press 2017.

Joyce, Richard. The Routledge Handbook of Evolution and Philosophy. Routledge 2017 (August 2018)

Kaag, John. American Philosophy: A Love Story. Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016.

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

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

Kellogg, Frederic. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. and Legal Logic. University of Chicago Press 2018.

Kelly, Aileen. The Discovery of Chance: The Life and Thought of Alexander Herzen. Harvard University Press 2017. (May 2018)

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

Kriegel, Uriah. The Routledge Handbook of Franz Brentano and the Brentano School. Routledge 2017.

Kierkegaard, Soren. Kierkegaard's Journals and Notebooks: Volume 9: Notebooks NB26-NB30. Princeton University Press 2016.

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

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

Lagerspetz, Olli. A Philosophy of Dirt. Reaktion 2018. 

Lapointe, Sandra, and Pincock, Christopher (eds.). Innovations in the History of Analytical Philosophy. Palgrave 2017.

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

Liana, Saif. The Arabic Influences on Early Modern Occult Philosophy. Palgrave 2015.

Loidolt, Sophie. Phenomenology of Plurality: Hannah Arendt on Political Intersubjectivity. Routledge 2018. 

Löwy, Michael. Fire Alarm: Reading Walter Benjamin's "On the Concept of History." Verso 2016.

Lysaker, John. After Emerson. Indiana University Press 2017.

Maher, Chauncey. Plant Minds: A Philosophical Defense. Routledge 2017.

Mander, W.J., and Panagakou, Stematoula. British Idealism and the Concept of the Self. Palgrave Macmillan 2016. (May 2018)

Moati, Raoul. Levinas and the Night of Being: A Guide to Totality and Infinity. Trans. Daniel Wyche. Fordham University Press 2016.

Margalit, Avishai. On Betrayal. Harvard University Press 2017. (August 2018)

Mattice, Sarah. Metaphor and Metaphilosophy: Philosophy as Play, Combat and Aesthetic Experience. Lexington 2017. (November 2018)

Marx, William. The Hatred of Literature. Harvard University Press 2018.

Matz, Thaddeus. Meaning in Life. Oxford University Press 2016.

Maxwell, Nicholas. In Praise of Natural Philosophy: A Revolution for Thought and Life. McGill-Queen's 2017.

McCumber, John. The Philosophy Scare: The Politics of Reason in the Early Cold War. University of Chicago Press 2016.

McDaniel, Kris. The Fragmentation of Being. Oxford University Press 2017.

McGilvray, James (ed.). The Cambridge Companion to Chomsky, 2nd Edition. Cambridge University Press 2017. (May 2018) 

McKaughan, Daniel, and VandeWall, Holly. The History and Philosophy of Science. Bloomsbury 2018.

McNees, Matthew James. Sport Philosophy Now: The Culture of Sports After the Lance Armstrong Scandal. Rowman and Littlefield 2015.

Meierhenrich, Jens, and Simons, Oliver (eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Carl Schmitt. Oxford University Press 2017.

Meyers, Diana Tietjens. Victims' Stories and the Advancment of Human Rights. Oxford University Press 2017.

Miller, D.M. Representing Space in the Scientific Revolution. Cambridge University Press 2016. (November 2018)

Miller, Seumas. Institutional Corruption: A Study in Applied Philosophy. Cambridge University Press 2017.

Moore, Alfred. Critical Elitism: Deliberation, Democracy, and the Problem of Expertise. Cambridge University Press 2017. (May 2018)

Morgan, Marcus. Pragmatic Humanism: On the Nature and Value of Sociological Knowledge. Routledge 2016.

Moyar, Dean (ed.). The Oxford Handbook of Hegel. Oxford University Press 2017.

Murphy, Mark. God's Own Ethics: Norms of Divine Agency and the Argument from Evil. Oxford University Press 2016. (May 2018)

Naas, Michael. The End of the World and Other Teachable Moments: Jacques Derrida’s Final Seminar. (May 2018) 

Steven Nadler & Ben Nadler, Heretics! The Wonderous (and Dangerous) Beginnings of Modern Philosophy. (May 2018)

Navarro, Jesus. How to Do Philosophy with Words: Reflections on the Searle-Derrida Debate. John Benjamins 2016.

Newberg, Andrew. Neurotheology: How Science Can Enlighten Us About Spirituality. Columbia University Press 2018.

Nussbaum, Martha, and Levmore, Saul. Aging Thoughtfully: Conversations About Retirement, Romance, Wrinkles, and Regret. Oxford University Press 2018.

Olen, Peter. Wilfrid Sellars and the Foundations of Normativity. Palgrave 2017.

O'Neill, Onora. Constructing Authorities: Reason, Politics, and Interpretation in Kant's Philosophy. Cambridge University Press 2015. (May 2018)

Owens, David. Normativity and Control. Oxford University Press 2017. (November 2018)

Pasnau, Robert. After Certainty: A History of Our Epistemic Ideals and Illusions. Oxford University Press 2017.

Persky, Joseph. The Political Economy of Progress: John Stuart Mill and Modern Radicalism. Oxford University Press 2016.

Peterson, Martin. The Ethics of Technology: A Geometric Analysis of Five Moral Principles. Oxford University Press 2017.

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

Porro, Pasquale. Thomas Aquinas A Historical and Philosophical Profile. Translated by Joseph Trabbic and Roger W. Nutt. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2017.

Prosser, Simon. Experiencing Time. Oxford University Press 2016.

Rankin, David. Sophists, Socratics, and Cynics. Routledge 2015.

Rapley, John. Twilight of the Money Gods: Economics as a Religion and How it All Went Wrong. Simon and Schuster 2017. 

Reynolds, Jack. Phenomenology, Naturalism and Science: A Hybrid and Heretical Proposal. Routledge 2017. 

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

Robinson, Elizabeth, and Surprenant, Chris (eds.). Kant and the Scottish Enlightenment. Routledge 2017. (August 2018)

Rouse, Joseph. Articulating the World: Conceptual Understanding and the Scientific Image. Chicago 2015.

Rousseau, Jean-Jacques. Fundamental Political Writings. Trans. Ian Johnston. Ed. Matthew Maguire and David Lay Williams. Broadview 2018. 

Russell, Paul. The Limits of Free Will. Oxford University Press 2017.

Saatsi, Juha (ed.). The Routledge Handbook of Scientific Realism. Routledge 2018.

Sauer, Hanno. Moral Judgments as Educated Intuitions. The MIT Press 2016. (August 2018)

Shook, John. Systematic Atheology: Atheism's Reasoning with Theology. Routledge 2017.

Shotwell, Alexis. Against Purity. University of Minnesota Press 2016.

Shuster, Arthur. Punishment and the History of Political Philosophy: From Classical Republicanism to the Crisis of Modern Criminal Justice. University of Toronto Press 2016. (August 2018)

Singer, Peter (ed.), Does Anything Really Matter? Essays on Parfit on Objectivity. (May 2018)

Singh, Devin. Divine Currency: The Theological Power of Money in the West. Stanford University Press 2018.

Škof, Lenart, and Berndtson, Petri (eds.). Atmospheres of Breathing. SUNY Press 2018.

Smith, Murray. Film, Art and the Third Culture: A Naturalized Aesthetics of Film. Oxford University Press 2017. (August 2018)

Stewart, Jon. Soren Kierkegaard: Subjectivity, Irony, and the Crisis of Modernity. Oxford University Press 2016.

Strayer, Jeffrey. Haecceities: Essentialism, Identity, and Abstraction. Brill 2017. 

Sunstein, Cass. The Ethics of Influence: Government in the Age of Behavioral Science. Cambridge University Press 2016.

Sullivan-Bissett, Ema, Bradley, Helen, and Noordhof, Paul (eds.). Art and Belief. Oxford University Press 2017. (November 2018)

Tebbit, Mark. Philosophy of Law: An Introduction, 3rd ed. Routledge 2017.

Tolich, Martin (ed.). Qualitative Ethics in Practice. Routledge 2016.

Trout, J.D.  Wondrous Truths: The Improbable Triumph of Modern Science. Oxford University Press 2016.

Wahl, Jean. Human Existence and Transcendence. University of Notre Dame Press 2016.

Wahl, Jean. Transcendence and the Concrete: Selected Writings. Fordham University Press 2016.

Waldron, Jeremy. One Another's Equals: The Basis of Human Equality. Harvard University Press 2017.

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

Williams, James. A Process Philosophy of Signs. Edinburgh University Press 2016. 

Wittgenstein, Ludwig. The Mythology in our Language: Remarks on Frazer's Golden Bough. University of Chicago Press 2015.

Wolcher, Louis. The Ethics of Justice Without Illusions. Routledge 2016.

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

Ziporyn, BrookEmptiness and OmnipresenceIndiana UP 2016.