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SOCIETY FOR THE ADVANCMENT OF AMERICAN PHILOSOPHY NEWSLETTER--Books Available for review

Books available for review for the November 2007 Issue

John Anton, American Naturalism and Greek Philosophy (2003)
Frances Williams Scott, C. S. Peirce's System of Science: Life as Laboratory (2006)
T.L. Short, Peirce's Theory of Signs (2007)
Roberto Mangabeira Unger, The Self Awakened: Pragmatism Unbound (2007)
James Campbell and Richard E. Hart, eds. Experience as Philosophy: On the Work of John J. McDermott (2006)
Frederick R. Kellogg, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Legal Theory, and Judicial Restraint
(2007)
Richard Shusterman, ed. The Range of Pragmatism and the Limits of Philosophy (2004)
Paul Schollmeier, Human Goodness: Pragmatic Variations on Platonic Themes (2006)
David T. Hansen, ed. John Dewey and Our Educational Prospect: A Critical Engagement with Dewey's Democracy and Education (2006)
James Scott Johnston, Inquiry and Education: John Dewey and the Quest for Democracy (2006)
John Ryder and Krystyna Wilkoszewska, eds. Deconstruction and Reconstruction: The Central Pragmatist, Vol. 2. (2007)
John Ryder and Gert-Rüdiger Wegmarshaus, eds. Education for a Democratic Society, Central European Pragmatist Forum, Vol. 3 (2007)
Sheila Greeve Davaney and Warren G. Frisina, eds. The Pragmatic Century: Conversations with Richard J. Bernstein (2006)
Richard Rorty, Philosophy as Cultural Politics, Philosophical Papers, Vol. 4 (2007)
Seyla Benhabib and Nancy Fraser, eds. Pragmatism, Critique, Judgment: Essays for Richard J. Bernstein (2004)
Chung Soon Lee, Alfred North Whitehead and Yi Yulgok: Toward a Process-Confucian Spirituality in Korea (2006)
W. Creighton Peden, A Good Life in a World Made Good, Albert Eustace Haydon 1880-1975 (2006)
John R. Shook and Paulo Ghiraldelli, Jr., [Symposium on Nicholas Rescher] Contemporary Pragmatism, Vol. 2, No.2 (2005)
John R. Shook and Paulo Ghiraldelli, Jr., [Symposium on Richard Rorty] Contemporary Pragmatism, Vol. 2, No. 1 (2005)
Joan Richardson, A Natural History of Pragmatism (2006)
John R. Shook and Paulo Ghiraldelli, Jr., [Symposium on Hilary Putnam] Contemporary Pragmatism, Vol. 2, No.2 (2006)
David Ray Griffin, Whitehead's Radically Different Post Modern Philosophy (2007)
Michael Epperson, Quantum Mechanics and the Philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead,
Fordham University Press, 2004.
John R. Shook and Paulo Ghiraldelli, Jr, Contemporary Pragmatism, Vol. 3, No.1 (June 2006)
The Selected Lectures of Ralph Waldo Emerson, edited by Ronald Bosco and Joel Myerson, University of Georgia Press, 2005.

NOTE: If you are interested in reviewing one of these books please email both the editors of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy: Patrick K. Dooley pdooley@sbu.edu and Jessica Wahman wahmanj@dickinson.edu.


Please note the anti-nepotism stance of the Society's Executive Committee:
Responding to concerns about perceived nepotism of reviewers (colleague/colleague or thesis director/ student or former mentor/student) the Executive Committee decided that, while an absolute prohibition against say, a former student reviewing the book of his/her dissertation advisor or mentor, might not be wise, in general such nepotism should be avoided. However since we SAAP NEWSLETTER editors are not aware of all these possible relationships and since we don't know where many of you potential reviewers gained your Ph Ds or are now teaching, will you please refrain from requesting a book for review when it appears that the sorts of nepotism noted above might be an issue'
Finally, in light of the above mentioned concern about nepotism potential reviewers when you request a book for review also please indicate: 1) your dissertation advisor, 2) where you earned your PHD and 3) where you are now teaching'
On or about 16 April NEWSLETTER editors will notify the reviewer they have agreed upon for each book. Reviewers are responsible for submitting (by email attachment) a 800 to 1200 word review by 1 November 2007.
Approximately 20 more books have been requested from publishers; accordingly in about a month another list of books available for review will be posted on the SAAP WEB page.
Thank you for you interest and assistance,
Patrick Dooley and Jennifer Wahman.