Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Jewish Averroism

On November 12-14, the Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies (Hamburg University) will host the conference “Scepticism and Anti-Scepticism in Jewish Averroism. More information is found here.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Pyrrhonian Modes

On September 6-7, there will be a workshop on the different sets of Pyrrhonian modes at the Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies, Hamburg University. For more information, go here.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Moral Realism/Anti-Realism

In recent posts, I referred to new books dealing with moral skepticism. To this list, I should now add Thomas Pölzler's Moral Reality and the Empirical Sciences (Routledge, 2018).

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Book on Jewish Skepticism

Giuseppe Veltri's new book, Alienated Wisdom: Enquiry into Jewish Philosophy and Scepticism, has just been published by Walter de Gruyter. For more information, go here.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Pyrrhonian Argumentation

My paper Pyrrhonian Argumentation: Therapy, Dialectic, and Inquiry -- forthcoming in Apeiron -- is now available online ahead of print.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Debunking Arguments

Hanno Sauer's Debunking Arguments in Ethics has just been published by Cambridge University Press. I haven't been able to take a closer a look at it yet, but it looks like a fine addition to the growing literature on the topic.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Epistemology in Latin America

For what it's worth, my entry “Epistemology in Latin America” -- one of whose sections deals with skepticism -- has just been published in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Sextus's Adversus Mathematicos

A new English translation of Sextus Empiricus's Adversus Mathematicos has just been published: Sextus Empiricus: Against Those in the Disciplines, translated with introduction and notes by Richard Bett (OUP, 2018). For more information, go here.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

New Book on Moral Error Theory

Over the past few years, a considerable number of new books and articles on moral error theory have appeared in print. To these one must now add Wouter Kalf's Moral Error Theory (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018). For detailed information, go here.

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Augustine and Academic Skepticism

A few days ago, I came across a book that seems to have gone unnoticed, namely, Blake D. Dutton's Augustine and Academic Skepticism: A Philosophical Study (Cornell University Press, 2016). More information can be found here.

Monday, June 11, 2018

New Book on Ancient Skepticism

I'm glad to announce that the book Le scepticisme, by Stéphane Marchand, has just been published by Vrin. This is without a doubt an important addition to the scholarship on ancient skepticism in French. For more information, go here.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Early Modern (Anti-)Skepticism

On June 8, 2018, the Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies will host the workshop Early Modern (Anti-)Scepticism. For complete information, click here.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Issue 8.2 of IJSS

Issue 8.2 of the International Journal for the Study of Skepticism is now out. It features articles by Ali Hasan and Chris Ranalli, and book reviews by Hal Thorsrud and Michael Hickson. It can be accessed here.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

A History of Skepticism

I've just found out about this very recent book by Renata Zieminska (University of Szczecin, Poland): The History of Skepticism: In Search of Consistency (Peter Lang, 2017). Renata has published several papers on skepticism over the past few years, but I haven't had the chance to take a look at the book, so any comments on it will be welcome.