Friday, July 22, 2011

Forthcoming Book on Aenesidemus

I've just found out that a new book by Roberto Polito, Aenesidemus of Cnossus: Testimonia (an edition with commentary), is forthcoming at Cambridge University Press. Polito (now at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) is the author of The Sceptical Road: Aenesidemus' Appropriation of Heraclitus (Brill, 2004).

Monday, July 18, 2011

OBO Entry on the History of Skepticism

Baron Reed (Northwestern University) has recently published an entry on the history of skepticism in Oxford Bibliographies Online. You can find it here.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Philosophy East & West

A couple of months ago, and thanks to Richard Garner, I found out about a special issue on skepticism in the journal Philosophy East and West 27 (1977). Particularly interesting is Garner's “Skepticism, Ordinary Language, and Zen Buddhism.” The issue can be found here.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Philosophy TV

On Philosophy TV, there are two discussions that might be of interest to those working on the connection between skepticism and the epistemology of disagreement and social epistemology more generally:

A discussion between Roy Sorensen and David Christensen on the epistemology of disagreement, which can be found here.

A discussion between Alvin Goldman and Jennifer Lackey on social epistemology, which can be found here.

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Review of Aikin's Book

A review of Scott Aikin's Epistemology and the Regress Problem (Routledge, 2011), by Kelly Becker, was recently published in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.