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The fall 2013 APA newsletters are now available

Thursday, October 17, 2013   (0 Comments)
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We are pleased to announce that the fall 2013 APA Newsletters are now available. The table of contents for each installment of the current issue appears below with links to the individual PDFs. These newsletters are full of interesting and informative material by your colleagues, and we encourage you to check them out!

If you are interested in contributing to a future issue, please contact the appropriate editor(s).


APA Newsletters, Fall 2013 (Volume 13, Number 1)

Newsletter on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies
From the Editor, David H. Kim
Articles
"Neuroscience, Moral Sentimentalism, and Confucian Philosophy: Moral Psychology of the Body and Emotion,” Bongrae Seok
"The Resonant Mind: Daoism and Situated-Embodied Cognition,” Bradley Douglas Park
"Self-Making and World-Making: Indian Buddhism and Enactive Philosophy of Mind,” Matthew MacKenzie
"Report on APA Central Session: New Orleans, Louisiana,” JeeLoo Liu

Newsletter on Philosophy and the Black Experience
From the Editors, George Yancy and John H. McClendon III
Articles
"Trayvon Stood His Ground,” Malik Simba-Fresno
"Trayvon Martin: Standing on Sacred Ground,” John Mendez
"Racial Inequality and a Theory of Applicative Justice,” Naomi Zack
"William R. Jones’s Philosophy of Religion,” Dwayne Tunstall
"Beyond the Heuristic Posit: William R. Jones and the ‘Legitimacy and Necessity of Black Philosophy’ Reconsidered towards a More Radical End,” Tommy J. Curry
"William R. Jones and Philosophical Theology: Transgressing and Transforming Conventional Boundaries of Black Liberation Theology,” John H. McClendon III and Brittany O’Neal
Contributor Bios


Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers
From the Editor, Peter Boltuc
From the Chair,
Dan Kolak
From the Incoming Chair,
Thomas M. Powers
Articles
"Truth and Inconsistent Concepts,” John Barker
"Function Logic and the Theory of Computability” Jaakko Hintikka
"Measuring a Distance: Humans, Cyborgs, Robots,” Keith W. Miller and David Larson
"The Ethics of Creating Artificial Consciousness,” John Basl
"Turing Test, Chinese Room Argument, Symbol Grounding Problem: Meanings in Artificial Agents,” Christophe Menant
"Assistive Environment: The Why and What,” Linda Sebek
"A Brief Overview of the Philosophical Study of Computer Simulations, Juan Durán

Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy

From the Editor, Margaret A. Crouch
About the Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy
News from the Committee on the Status of Women
Articles
"Critical Thinking and the Adversary Paradigm,” Catherine E. Hundleby
"Aesthetics: Feminism’s Hidden Impact,” Carolyn Korsmeyer
"Who’s Afraid of Feminist Metaphysics?” Ásta Sveinsdóttir
Book Reviews
Elena Duvergés Blair: Plato’s Dialectic on Woman: Equal Therefore Inferior, Reviewed by Dana Rognlie
Elizabeth Brake: Minimizing Marriage: Marriage, Morality and the Law, Reviewed by Vicki Toscano
Maurice Hamington and Celia Bardwell-Jones, eds.: Contemporary Feminist Pragmatism, Reviewed by Stephanie Rodgers
Jane Moore, ed.: Mary Wollstonecraft, Reviewed by Devora Shapiro
Julie Stephens: Confronting Postmaternal Thinking, Reviewed by Shelley M. Park
Alison Stone: Feminism, Psychoanalysis, and Maternal Subjectivity, Reviewed by Allison B. Wolf
Ewa Plonowska Ziarek: Feminist Aesthetics and the Politics of Modernism, Reviewed by Summer Renault-Steele
Contributors

Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy
From the Editor, Carlos Sánchez
Special Features
"The Process of Defining Latino/a Philosophy,” Robert Eli Sánchez
"Interview with José Medina,” Natalie Cisneros
Book Review
"A Cadre of Color in the Sea of Philosophical Homogeneity: On the Marginalization of African Americans and Latino/as in Academic Philosophy.” A review of George Yancy’s Reframing the Practice of Philosophy: Bodies of Color, Bodies of Knowledge, Reviewed by Grant J. Silva
Articles

"Seriousness, Irony, and Cultural Politics: A Defense of Jorge Portilla,” Francisco Gallegos
"Mariátegui’s Myth,” Kim Díaz
Contributor Bios


Newsletter on Philosophy and Law
Edition in Tribute to Anita L. Allen
From the Editors,
Steven Scalet and Christopher Griffin
Articles

"Privacy: Restrictions and Decisions,” Annabelle Lever
"Of Teenagers and ‘Tweenagers’: Professor Allen’s Critique of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act in Historical Perspective,” Andrea M. Matwyshyn
"Coercing Privacy and Moderate Paternalism: Allen on Unpopular Privacy,” Adam D. Moore
"Autonomy, Paternalism, and Privacy: Some Remarks on Anita Allen,” Beate Roessler
"Our Privacy Rights and Responsibilities: Replies to Critics,” Anita L. Allen

Newsletter on Philosophy and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues
From the Editor, William S. Wilkerson
Articles
"Same-Sex Marriage and the Definitional Objection,” John Corvino
"Same-Sex Marriage,” Raja Halwani
"On Family and Family,” Anonymous
"U.S. v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry Decisions: Supreme Court Conservatives at the Deep End of the Pool,” Richard Nunan

Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine
From the Editors, Mary Rorty and Mark Sheldon
From the Chair, Nir Eyal
Articles
"Nonideal Justice and a Decent Health Care Minimum,” Marcus Arvan
"Parsimonius Care: Does Ockham’s Laser Belong in Medicine’s Black Bag?,” Len Fleck
"Health, Health Care, and the Contraception Requirement,” Lily E. Frank
"The Right to Health: From Maximization to Adequacy,” Govind Persad
"Social Determinants of Health and the Skeptical Challenge to Universal Health Care,” Amanda Favia
"A Narrow Fellow in the Glass,” Felicia Nimue Ackerman
"Can Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Accommodate the Equal Value of Life?,” Paul T. Menzel
Tribute to Bernard Gert

"An Introduction to Bernard Gert’s Thoughts on Human Nature,” Heather J. GertBook Review
Ben Goldacre: Bad Pharma: How Drug Companies Mislead Doctors and Harm Patients, Reviewed by Deborah Barnbaum


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