Monday, June 16, 2014

June 16, 2014

APA Newsletters, Spring 2014 , Vol. 13, #2, 2014

Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies
Philosophy and the Black Experience
Philosophy and Computers
Feminism and Philosophy
Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy
Philosophy and Law
Philosophy and Medicine
Teaching Philosophy

Newsletter on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies
From the Guest Editor, "The CAAAPP Year in Review: New Trends in Asian Philosophy and Postcolonial Theory,” Leah Kalmanson.
"Expressing Conventional Truths,” Amy Donahue.
"Gandhi’s Satyagraha: Reinterpreting Satyakriya (Act of Truth) as a Political Strategy,” Veena Rani Howard.
"The Concept of Minjung: Inventing "a People to Come,” Boram Jeong.
"Populism, Pueblos, and Plutocracy: Notes on Radical Democracy from Latin America,” Grant Silva.
"Announcement on the Society for Teaching Comparative Philosophy,” Sarah Mattice.
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Newsletter on Philosophy and the Black Experience
From the Editors, George Yancy and John H. McClendon III

"Understanding the Legacy of Dr. Wayman Bernard McLaughlin: On the Problem of Interpretation in the History of African American Philosophy,” Stephen C. Ferguson II.
"Philosophy by Emotional Ambush: Dr. George Yancy and the Phenomenology of Race,” Kal Heer.
"‘Dwelling Near’ Difficult Conversations: Fostering Engagements with White Privilege and Race In a Not So Color-Blind Society,” Paulina Semenec.
Book Reviews
Alexis Shotwell: Knowing Otherwise: Race, Gender, and Implicit Understanding, Reviewed by Kelly Epley.
Falguni Sheth: Toward a Political Philosophy of Race, Reviewed by Albert G. Mosley.
Sally Haslanger: Resisting Reality: Social Construction and Social Critique, Reviewed by Janine Jones.
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Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers
From the Editor, Peter Boltuc and From the Chair, Thomas M. Powers.
"Colin Allen on Philosophy Informed by the Sciences,” Colin Allen.
"Colin Allen’s Philosophy of Animal Minds,” Kristin Andrews.
"Colin Allen 2050: A Guide for the Undecided,” Cameron Buckner.
"Statement on Open-Access Publication,” D. E. Wittkower.
"Heads in the Cloud: Human Memory and External Storage Implications,” Susan Hempinstall.
"Superorganisms and Intelligence,” Francesco Bianchini Cartoon.
"Nothing Appears, Everything Takes Place,” Riccardo Manzotti.
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Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy
From the Editor, Margaret A. Crouch

"Creating Safe Spaces: Strategies for Confronting Implicit and Explicit Bias and Stereotype Threat in the Classroom,” Lauren Freeman.
"Limits to the Pursuit of Philosophy for Post-Traditonal Female and Minority Students in On-Ground and Online Educational Modalities,” Justin Harrison.
"Humility and Feminist Philosophy,” Nancy J. Holland..
"How to Solve the Diversity Problem,” Carmen Maria Marcous.
"Best Practices for Fostering Diversity in Tenure-Track Searches,” Amy Olberdine, Sherri Irvin, and Stephen Ellis.
"An Ambivalent Ally: On Philosophical Argumentation and Diversity,” Phyllis Rooney.
"Philosophy’s Climate Problem: A Primer,” Daniel Susser.
Book Reviews
Pamela Sue Anderson: Re-visioning Gender in Philosophy of Religion: Reason, Love, and Epistemic Locatedness, Reviewed by Molly B. Farneth.
Jennifer Mather Saul: Lying, Misleading, and What Is Said, Reviewed by Kevin Graham.
Jocelyn Boryczka: Women, Virtue, and Vice in Backlash Politics, Reviewed by Selin Gursozlu.
Elizabeth Anderson: The Imperative of Integration, Reviewed by Elizabeth Hackett.
José Medina: The Epistemology of Resistance: Gender and Racial Oppression, Epistemic Injustice, and Resistant Imaginations, Reviewed by Michael Monahan.
Ella Myers: Worldly Ethics: Democratic Politics and Care for the World, Reviewed by Richard A. Lynch.
Sonia Kruks: Simone de Beauvoir and the Politics of Ambiguity, Reviewed by Sally Scholz.
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Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy
From the Editor, Carlos Alberto Sánchez
Announcements from the APA Committee on Hispanics

"Strengthening the Case for Latin American Philosophy: Beyond Cultural Resources,” Robert Elí Sánchez, Jr.
"On Various Notions of ‘Relations’ in Enrique Dussel’s Philosophy of Liberation,” Christian Matheis.
Book Reviews
José Medina: The Epistemology of Resistance: Gender and Racial Oppression, Epistemic Injustice, and Resistant Imaginations, Reviewed by Lori Gallegos.
Enrique Dussel: Ethics of Liberation in the Age of Globalization and Exclusion, Reviewed by Don T. Deere.

Newsletter on Philosophy and Law
From the Editors, Steven Scalet and Christopher Griffin

"Moving Beyond Crime and Commitment,” Kimberly Kessler Ferzan.
"On Ferzan’s ‘Beyond Crime and Commitment,’” Gideon Yaffe.
"Do We Need a ‘Third Way’? Ferzan on Preventive Detention,” Douglas Husak.
"Ferzan on Preventive Interference,” Louis-Philippe Hodgson.
"Thinking Through the ‘Third Way’: The Normative and Conceptual Space Beyond Crime and Commitment,” Kimberly Kessler Ferzan.
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Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine
From the Editors, Mary Rorty and Mark Sheldon
From the Chair, "Is Chance a Proper Currency of Distributive Justice?," Nir Eyal

"Correctional Health Care: Further Reflections," John Kleinig.
"Undermining Retributivism," Nada Gligorov.
"Terrorism's Apologia, and the Relevance of Philosophical Analysis," Jan Narveson.
"Can Procreation Impose Morally Significant Harms or Benefits on the Child? And So What If It Can?," Melinda A. Roberts.
Doctor Will See Your IDC-9 Now," David W. Chambers.
"Mina Says No to Hospice," Felicia Nimue Ackerman.
Book Review
A Medical Sociologist and a Bioethicist Have a Conversation about Sheri Fink's Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital," Deborah R. Birnbaum and Susan Roxburgh.
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Newsletter on Teaching Philosophy
From the Editors, Tziporah Kasachkoff and Eugene Kelly

"Effective Use of Blogs in Philosophy Courses,” Dennis Earl.
"Imparting Philosophical Values through Online Discussions,” Justin Kalef.
Poems by Felicia Nimue Ackerman.
"Professor Superstar”
"Professor Superstar Turns 65”
"Bound for Tenure”
"Bound for Tenure #2”
Book Review
Sarah Barringer Gordon: The Spirit of the Law: Religious Voices and the Constitution in Modern America, Reviewed by Melissa Bergeron.
Letter to the Editors and Reply and List of Books Received
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