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The list below includes most book reviews (listed alphabetically by the book author’s name) which have been published in Tradition and Discovery. There are also a few software reviews and reviews of relevant articles published in other journals. Longer review articles on books (often followed by a longer response article from the book's author) are listed with other regular TAD articles in the index of articles by author. Also omitted from the list that follows are reviews which appeared in newsletters and mini-journal editions before 12:1 (1984-85). The most recent update of this list has added reviews included in Vol 39 which was published in print and online in July of 2013. Thus the list includes reviews in TAD from 12:1 (1984-85) through 39:3 (2012-13).


Adams, Doug. Eyes to See Wholeness: Visual Arts Informing Biblical and Theological Studies in Education and Worship Through the Church Year. Review by Martin Moleski. 23:2 (1996-97): 37-39.
Adams, Doug. Transcendence with the Human Body in Art: George Segal, Stephen DeStaebler, Jasper Johns, and Christo. Review by Martin Moleski. 23:2 (1996-97): 37-39.
Agassi, Joseph. Science And Society. Review by John V. Apczynski and Michael Chiariello. 13:1 (1985-86): 4-19.
Allen, R.T. Thinkers of Our Time: Polanyi. Review by Andy F. Sanders. 20:2 (1993-94): 43-44.
Allen, R.T. Thinkers of Our Time: Polanyi. Review by N.E. Wetherick. 20:2 (1993-94): 45-46.
Allen, Richard. Transcendent and Immanence in the Philosophy of Michael Polanyi and Christian Theism. Review by Joan Crewdson. 21:2 (1994-95): 30-32.
Austin, Victor Lee. Up with Authority. Review by Trevor Anderson. 39: 2 (2012-13): 65-67.
Arnhart, Larry. Darwinian Natural Right: The Biological Ethics of Human Nature. Review by Ursula Goodenough. 28:3 (2001-2002):41-42.
Auxier, Randall E.and Lewis Edwin Hahn, eds. The Philosophy of Marjorie Grene. Review by Robert Doede.31:1 (2004-05): 46-48.
Avis, Paul. God and the Creative Imagination: Metaphor, Symbol and Myth in Religion and Theology. Review by Barbara Baumgarten 31:3 (2004-05): 45-46.
Ayala, Francisco J. . Darwin and Intelligent Design. Review by Paul Lewis.33:2 (2006-07): 68-69.
Bailey, Edward I. Implicit Religion in Contemporary Society. Review by Paul Lewis. 25:2 (1998-99): 42-43.
Baker, Doug P. Covenant and Community: Our Role as the Image of God. Review by Andrew Grosso. 36:1 (2009-2010): 74-75.
Bateson, Gregory. Angels Fear: An Investigation Into the Nature of the Sacred. Review by Robin Hodgkin. 17:1&2 (1990-91): 48-51.
Baum, Gregory. Karl Polanyi On Ethics and Economics. Review by James Stodder. 23:3 (1996-97): 42-43.
Baumard, Philippe. Tacit Knowledge in Organizations. Review by Jere Moorman. 29-2 (2002-2003): 55.
Baumgarten, Barbara. Visual Art As Theology. Review by Paul Lewis. 22:1 (1995-96): 31-32.
Brandom, Robert B. Perspectives on Pragmatism: Classical, Recent, and Contemporary. Review by David W. Agler. 38:3 (2011-12): 69-71.
Brown, Warren S , Nancy Murphy and H. Newton Malony (eds.). Whatever Happened to the Soul? Scientific and Theological Portraits of Human Nature. Review by Paul Lewis. 28:1 (2001-2002): 36-37.
Cesaran, David.Arthur Koestler: The Homeless Mind. Review by Walter Gulick. 29-2 (2002-2003): 50-55.
Cannon ,Dale. Six Ways of Being Religious: A Framework for Comparative Studies of Religion. Review by Paul Lewis. 22:3 (1995-96): 37.
Chalmers, David J. The Character of Consciousness Review by Stefania R. Jha. 38:1 (2011-12): 69-71.
Clark, Andy. Supersizing the Mind: Embodiment, Action, and Cognitive Extension Review by Paul Lewis. 36:2 (2009-2010): 85-86.
Clark, Tony. Divine Revelation and Human Practice: Responsive and Imaginative Participation. Review by David Nikkel. 35:1 (2008-2009): 54-55.
Clayton, Philip. Mind & Emergence: From Quantum to Consciousness. Review by C. P. Goodman. 31:3 (2004-05): 46-47.
Clayton, Philip. Practicing Science, Living Faith: Interviews With Twelve Leading Scientists. Review by Richard Gelwick. 36:1 (2009-2010): 70-72.
Clayton, Philip. The Problem of God in Modern Thought. Review by Curtis L. Thompson. 29:3 (2002-2003): 52-55.
Clements, Keith (ed.). The Moot Papers, Faith, Freedom and Society, 1938-1947. Review by Phil Mullins. 36:2 (2009-2010): 69-71.
Congdon, Lee. Exile and Social Thought: Hungarian Intellectuals in Germany and Austria 1919-1933. Review by Walter Gulick. 23:2 (1996-97): 44-46.
Crawford, Mathew B. Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work. Review by Paul Lewis. 38:1 (2010-11): 51-53.
Crewdson, Joan. Christian Doctrine in the Light of Michael Polanyi's Theory of Personal Knowledge ( A Personalist Theology). Review by John Puddefoot. 22:2 (1995-96): 40-41.
Dawkins, Richard. The God Delusion. Review by William J. Kelleher. 33:3 (2006-07): 64-65.
Deacon, Terrence W. Incomplete Nature: How Mind Emerged from Matter. Review by Donald A. Crosby. 38:3 (2011-2012): 74-75.
Dembski, William. The Design Inference. Review by John Puddefoot. 27:3 (2000-2001): 36-41.
Dembski, William. Intelligent Design. Review by John Puddefoot. 27:3 (2000-2001): 36-41.
Dreyfus, Hubert and Sean Dorrance Kelly. All Things Shining: Reading Western Classics to Find Meaning in a Secular Age. Review by James M. Okapal. 38:2 (2011-2012): 94-96.
Donagan, Alan, Anthony N. Petrovich and Michael Wedin (eds.). Human Nature And Natural Knowledge: Essays Presented to Marjorie Grene on the Occasion of Her Seventy-Fifth Birthday. Review by Robin Hodgkin. 15:1 (1987-88): 37-38.
Dunlop, Francis. The Education Of Feeling. Review by Robin Hodgkin. 12:1 (1984-85): 39-41.
Dyck, Arthur J. Rethinking Right and Responsibilities: The Moral Bonds of Community. Review by Paul Lewis. 24:1 (1997-98): 39-40.
Engle, Pascal. Truth. Review by Sheldon Rihmond. 30:2 (2003-2004): 41-43.
Ford, Dennis. The Search for Meaning: A Short History. Review by Walter Gulick. 35:1(2008-2009): 50-52.
Forrest, Barbara and Paul R. Gross. Creationism’s Trojan Horse: The Wedge of Intelligent Design. Review by Phil Mullins. 32:2 (2005-06): 52-53.
Forstater, Matthew. "Working Backwards: Instrumental Analysis as a Policy Discovery Procedure," Review of Political Economy 11:1 (1999): 5-18. Review by Phil Mullins. 26:1 (1999-2000): 30-31.
Frank, Tibor. Double Exile: Migrations of Jewish-Hungarian Professionals through Germany to the United States, 1919-1945. Review by Paul Knepper. 36:3 (2009-2010): 67-69.
Gazzaniga, Michael S. The Ethical Brain: the Science of Our Moral Dilemmas. Review by Paul Lewis. 36:3 (2009-2010): 66-67.
Gedo, John E. The Evolution of Psychoanalysis: Contemporary Theory and Practice . Review by Richard Henry Schmitt. 27:3 (2000-2001): 41-42.
Geraci, Robert M. Apocalyptic AI: Visions of Heaven in Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Virtual Reality. Review by Bob Doede. 38:2 (2011-12): 96-99.
Gigerenzer, Gerd. Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconscious. Review by Paul Lewis. 37:3 (2010-11): 67-69.
Gilkey, Langdon. Nature, Reality and the Sacred: the Nexus of Science and Religion. Review by Paul Lewis. 31:1 (2004-05): 42-44.
Gladwell, Malcolm. The Power of Thinking Without Thinking. Review by Dick Moodey. 33:1 (2006-2007): 37-38.
Gregersen, Niels Henrik (ed.). From Complexity to Life: On the Emergence of Life and Meaning. Review by C. P. Goodman. 30:1 (2003-2004): 38-39.
Grene, Marjorie and David Depew. The Philosophy of Biology: An Episodic History. Review by James M. Okapal. 37:2 (2010-11): 60-63.
Haidt, Jonathan. The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion . Review by Paul Lewis. 39:2 (2012-13): 59-61.
Haught, John F.God After Darwin: A Theology of Evolution. Review by F. LeRon Shults. 28:1 (2001-2002): 35-36.
Hauerwas, Stanley and Romand Coles. Christianity, Democracy, and the Radical Ordinary: Conversations between a Radical Democrat and a Christian. Review by Paul Lewis.28:1 (2007-08): 53-54.
Hawking, Stephen. A Brief History of Time. Review by Drusilla Scott. 17:1&2 (1990-91): 46-48.
Hill, Lewis E. and Eleanor T. von Ende. "Towards a Personal Knowledge of Economic History: Reflections on Our Intellectual Heritage from the Polanyi Brothers," American Journal of Economics and Sociology 53:1. Review by Phil Mullins. 21:3 (1994-95) 34.
Hodgkin, Robin A. Playing and Exploring Through the Discovery of Order. Review by David Bagchi. 15:2 (1987-88): 36-38.
Hogue, Michael S. The Promise of Religious Naturalism. Review by Diane Yeager. 39:2 (2012-13): 61-64.
Holbrook, David. What Is It To Be Human? Review by R.T. Allen. 18:1 (1991-92): 39-40.
Innis, Robert E. Consciousness and the Play of Signs. Review by Robin Hodgkin. 22:3 (1995-96): 36-37.
Innis, Robert E. Susan Langer in Focus: The Symbolic Mind. Review by Walter Gulick. 37:3 (2010-11): 69-71.
Jacobs, Struan and R. T. Allen (eds.). Emotion, Reason and Tradition: Essays on the Social, Political and Economic Thought of Michael Polanyi. Review by Phil Mullins. 32:2 (2005-06): 53-59.
Jaeger, Lydia. Einstein, Polanyi and the Laws of Nature. Review by Phil Mullins. 38:1 (2011-12): 64-66.
Jha, Stepfania Ruzsits (ed.). “Hungarian Studies on Imre Lakatos.” Perspectives on Science, 14:3 (Fall 2006). Review by Richard Henry Schmitt. 34:2 (2007-08): 51-53.
Jha, Stepfania Ruzsits.Reconsidering Michael Polanyi's Philosophy. Review by Walter Gulick. 30:2 (2003-2004): 43-47.
Johnson, Steven. Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation. Review by Walter Gulick. 38:1 (2011-12): 62-64.
Kanaris, Jim. Bernard Lonergan's Philosophy of Religion: From Philosophy of God to Philosophy of Religious Studies. Review by Dick Moodey. 30:1 (2003-2004): 41-42.
Kane, Jeffrey.Beyond Empiricism: Michael Polanyi Reconsidered. Review by H.S. Broudy. 12:2 (1984-85): 22-28.
Keiser, R. Melvin and Rosemary Moore, eds. and commentators. Knowing the Mystery of Life Within: Selected Writings of Isaac Penington in Their Historical and Theological Context. Review by Walter Gulick. 33:1 (2006-2007): 63-64.
Kelly, Kevin. What Technology Wants. Review by Robert Doede. 37:3 (2010-11): 71-74.
Kettle, David J. Western Culture in Gospel Context: Towards the Conversion of the West: Theological Bearings for Mission and Spirituality. Review by Esther L. Meek. 39: 1 (2012-13): 74-76.
Kuhn, Thomas. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions.Review by Aaron Milavec. 16:2 (1988-89): 4-20.
Laughlin, Robert B. A Different Universe: Reinventing Physics from the Bottom Down. Review by Walter Gulick. 32:3 (2005-06): 60-61.
Leder, Drew. The Absent Body. Review by Walter Gulick. 18:2 (1991-92): 43-45.
Long, David W. Body Knowledge: A Path to Wholeness: The Philosophy of Michael Polanyi. Review by Milton Scarborough. 37:2 (2010-11): 74-75.
McLaren, Brian D.. A Generous Orthodoxy.Review by Paul Lewis. 33:2 (2006-07): 69-710.
McGrath Alister E. T. F. Torrance: An Intellectual Biography. Review by Robert K. Martin. 28:1 (2001-2002): 37-39.
Margitay, Tihamér. Knowing And Being: Perspectives On The Philosophy of Michael Polanyi. Review by John Apczynski. 38:1 (2010-2011): 55-59.
Mars Hill Audio Report, written and ed. by Andrew Witmer, produced by Ken Myers, 1999 Tacit Knowing, Truthful Knowing: The Life and Thought of Michael Polanyi(Information: phone:(800) 331-6407, e-mail: tapes@MarsHillAudio.org). Review by Walter Gulick. 26:1 (1999-2000): 30.
Meek, Esther Lightcap. Loving to Know: Introducing Covenant Epistemology. Review by Andrew Grosso. 38:3 (2011-12): 67-69.
Milavec, Aaron. EasyGreek Case Studies: Soul Journeys for Inquiring Adults (Easy Greek Software). Review by Phil Mullins. 21:3 (1994-95): 33-34.
Milavec, Aaron. Exploring Scriptural Sources. Review by Richard Gelwick. 21:3 (1994-95): 32.
Moss, Edward.The Grammar of Consciousness: An Exploration of Tacit Knowing. Review by Phil Mullins. 23:2 (1996-97): 40-44.
Moss, Edward. Seeing Man Whole: A New Model for Psychology. Review by Joan Crewdson. 17:1&2 (1990-91): 51-54.
Morowitz, Harold J.The Emergence of Everything: How the World Became Complex. Review by C. P. Goodman. 30:1 (2003-2004): 39-41.
Mount, Eric Jr. Covenant, Community and the Common Good. Review by Paul Lewis. 28:1 (2001-2002):33-34.
Mount, Eric Jr. Professional Ethics in Context: Institutions, Images and Empathy. Review by Paul Lewis. 20:3 (1993-94): 40-41.
Moustakas, Clark. Heuristic Research: Design, Methodology, and Applications. Review by Robert P. Hyatt. 38:3 (2011-12): 71-74.
Murphy, Nancey and George F.R. Ellis. On the Moral Nature of the Universe: Theology, Cosmology and Ethics. Review by Paul Lewis. 31:2 (2004-05): 45-47.
Nebelsick, Harold. Circles of God: Theology and Science From the Greeks to Copernicus. Review by David Bagchi. 14:1 (1986-87): 36-38.
Neuweg, Georg Hans. Könnerschaft und implizites Wissen. Zur lehr-lerntheoretischen Bedeutung der Erkenntnis- und Wissenstheorie Michael Polanyis. Review by Klaus R. Allerbeck. 26:2 (1999-2000): 32.
Newman, Elizabeth. Untamed Hospitality: Welcoming God and Other Strangers. Review by Phil Mullins. 36:1 (2009-2010): 72-74.
Noë, Alva. Action in Perception. Review by Dale Cannon. 37:2 (2010-11): 58-60.
Noë, Alva. Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from Biology of Consciousness. Review by Dale Cannon. 37:2 (2010-11): 58-60.
Nyiri, J.C. and B. Smith (eds.). Practical Knowledge: Outlines of a Theory of Tradition and Skills. Review by R.T. Allen. 17:1&2 (1990-91): 44-45.
Oakeshott, Michael. Morality and Politics in Modern Europe: The Harvard Lectures. Shirley Letwin, ed. Introduction by Kenneth Minogue. Review by Walter B. Mead. 31:2 (2004-05): 47-48.
Oord (ed.), Thomas Jay .The Polkinghorne Reader: Science, Faith and the Search for Meaning. Review by Richard Gelwick. 38:3 (2011-12): 76-78.
Øyen, Simen Andersen and Rasmus T. Slaattelid (eds.). Multiple Democracies in Theory and History. 36:2 (2009-2010): 83-85.
Palmer, Parker and Arthur Zajonc, with Megan Scribner. The Heart of Higher Education: A Call to Renewal. Transforming the University Through Collegial Conversations. Review by Paul Lewis. 38:1 (2011-12): 60-62.
Peters, Ted and Gaymon Bennett (eds.). Bridging Science and Religion. Review by Paul Lewis. 32:1 (2005-06): 45.
Peterson, Gregory R. Minding God: Theology and the Cognitive Sciences. Review by Paul Lewis. 32:2 (2005-06): 51-52.
Phillips, Susan S. Candlelight: Illuminating the Art of Spiritual Direction. Review by Barbara J. Gulick. 38:1 (2010-11): 53-54.
Polanyi, Michael. Society, Economics and Philosophy—Selected Papers. Ed. and introduction by R. T. Allen. Review by Phil Mullins. 25:3 (1998-99): 33-36.
Primack, Joel R. and Nancy Ellen Abrams. The View from the Center of the Universe. Review by Walter Gulick. 33:2 (2006-07): 66-68.
Poteat, William H. The Primacy of Persons and the Language of Culture: Essays. Ed. and introduction by James M. Nickell & James W. Stines. Review by Bruce Haddox. 22:2 (1995-96): 39-40.
Puddefoot, John C. Logic and Affirmation, Perspectives in Mathematics and Theology. Review by Terence Kennedy. 16:1 (1988-89): 17-29.
Rae, Murray A. (ed.). Critical Conversations: Michael Polanyi and Christian Theology. Review by Ed Payne. 39:3 (2012-13): 54-56.
Reeves, Marjorie (ed.). Christian Thinking and Social Order: Conviction Politics from the 1930s to the Present Day. Review by John Flett. 25:3 (1998-99): 32-33.
Reist, Benjamin A. Processive Revelation. Review by Elizabeth Newman. 21:2 (1994-95): 29-30.
Richmond, Sheldon. Aesthetic Criteria: Gombrich and Philosophies of Science of Popper and Polanyi. Review by Barbara Baumgarten. 22:2 (1995-96): 38.
Rolnick, Philip. Analogical Possibilities: How Words Refer to God. Review by John V. Apczynski. 22:1 (1995-96): 34-36.
Rolnick, Philip. Analogical Possibilities: How Words Refer to God. Review by Martin X. Moleski. 22:1 (1995-96): 32-34.
Rolnick, Philip A. (ed.). Explorations in Ethics. Review by Paul Lewis. 29-1 (2002-2003): 74.
Rutledge, David W. Humans and the Earth: Toward a Personal Ecology. Review by Walter Gulick. 24:2 (1997-98): 40-43.
Sargent, M. Elizabeth and Cornelia C. Paraskevas. Conversations about Writing: Eavesdropping, Inkshedding, and Joining In. Review by Sam Watson. 32:3 (2005-06): 57-59.
Scarborough, Milton. Myth and Modernity: Postcritical Reflections. Review by Ted Mehl. 21:2 (1994-95): 32-35.
Schoedinger, Andrew B.The Problem of Universals. Review by Philip A. Rolnick. 19:1 (1992-93): 40-42.
Scott, Drusilla. Everyman Revived: The Common Sense of Michael Polanyi. Review by Paul Lewis. 23:2 (1996-97): 39-40.
Scott, Drusilla. Everyman Revived: The Common Sense of Michael Polanyi. Review by Harry Prosch. 13:2 (1985-86): 20-22.
Shapiro, Kenneth. Bodily Reflected Modes: A Phenomenological Method For Psychology. Review by R. Melvin Keiser. 14:1 (1986-87): 21-29.
Shotter, John. Social Accountability And Selfhood. Review by Robin Hodgkin. 12:1 (1984-85): 9.
Stout, Jeffrey. Democracy and Tradition. Review by Paul Lewis. 32:1 (2005-06): 45-47.
Thiele, Leslie Paul. The Heart of Judgment: Practical Wisdom, Neuroscience, and Narrative. Review by Paul Lewis. 35:1 (2008-09): 52-54.
Taylor, Charles. The Ethics of Authenticity. Review by Walter Gulick. 19:1 (1992-93): 39-40.
Torrance, T.F. The Ground and Grammar of Theology. Review by Percy Hammond. 28:2 (2001-02): 36-39.
Torrance, T.F. Transformation And Convergence In The Frame Of Knowledge. Review by J.C. Puddefoot. 12:1 (1984-85): 41-42.
Turner, Stephen. Brains/Practices/Relativism: Social Theory after Cognitive Science. Review by Struan Jacobs. 31:2 (2004-05): 49-50.
Van Huyssteen, J. Wentzel. Alone in the World? Human Uniqueness in Science and Theology. Review by Walter Gulick. 33:1 (2006-07): 36-37.
Van Koeverden, Gerald. The Child’s Secret of Learning. Review by Paul Lewis. 32:3 (2005-06): 61-62.
Vinti, Carlo. Michael Polanyi: Conoscenza scientifica e immaginazione creative. Review by Terence Kennedy, C.Ss.R. 28:1 (2001-02): 34-35.
Waldow, Anik. David Hume and the Problem of Other Minds. Review by Ryan Pollock. 39:1 (2012-13): 76-79.
Wattles, Jeffrey. The Golden Rule. Review by Paul Lewis. 26:2 (1999-2000): 33.
Weed, Laura. The Structure of Thinking: A Process-Oriented Account of Mind. Review by David Agler. 38:1 (2011-12): 66-69.
Wells, Harwell. A. "The Philosophical Michael Oakeshott," Journal of the History of Ideas 55:1. Review by Chris Goodman. 21:3 (1994-95): 34.
Westney, William. The Perfect Wrong Note: Learning to Trust Your Musical Self. Review by Barbara J. Gulick. 31:1 (2004-05): 44-45.

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