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Announcing the spring 2014 APA newsletters

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We are pleased to announce that the spring 2014 APA Newsletters are now available. The table of contents for each installment of the current issue appears below. 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, Spring 2014 (Volume 13, Number 2)

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

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

Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers
From the Editor, Peter Boltuc
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
"Nothing Appears, Everything Takes Place,” Riccardo Manzotti

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

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

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

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
List of Books Received

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