Book Reviews for the Blog

As the Indian Philosophy Blog Book Review Editor, I would like to invite scholars in the field to write book reviews for the blog.  I’ve listed a few possible books for review here, but please contact me if you have an idea for a book to review or if you are an author, editor, or publisher with a book you’d like to see reviewed here.

Other than the first book on this list, I am currently unable to provide complimentary copies for reviewers.  If there is a book that you’d like to review I can contact the publisher on your behalf.

  • The Gathering of Intentions: A History of Tibetan Tantra by Jacob P. Dalton (Columbia, 2016).  More information here.  (Note that the publisher has provided a complimentary copy of this book, which I would be happy to send to a potential reviewer).
  • Buddhist Perspectives on Free Will: Agentless Agency?  Edited by Rick Repetti (Routledge, 2016).  (More information here.)
  • Free Will, Agency, and Selfhood in Indian Philosophy. Edited by Matthew R. Dasti and Edwin F. Bryant. (Oxford, 2014).  (More information here.)
  • Lokāyata/Cārvāka: A Philosophical Inquiry by Pradeep P. Gokhale (Oxford, 2015).  (More information here.)
  • Asian and Feminist Philosophies in Dialogue: Liberating Traditions.  Edited by Jennifer McWeeny and Ashby Butnor.  (Columbia, 2014).  (More information here.)
  • The Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali: A Biography by David Gordon White.  (Princeton, 2014).  (More information here.  See here for a review of another book in the same series by our very own Matthew Dasti.)
  • The Moon Points Back edited by Koji Tanaka, Yasuo Deguchi, Jay L. Garfield, and Graham Priest.  (Oxford, 2015).  (See here for more details).
  • Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy by Evan Thompson.  (Columbia, 2015). (See here for more details).
  • Encounters of Mind: Luminosity and Personhood in Indian and Chinese Thought by Douglas L. Berger.  (SUNY, 2015).  (See here for more details).

Are you interested in reviewing one of these books?  Do you have other ideas for books to review?  Let’s be in touch!  You can find my contact information here.

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