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Fall 2018 APA NewslettersWe are pleased to announce that the fall 2018 APA Newsletters are now available. The table of contents for each current issue appears below with a link to that particular newsletter. The complete volume is available for download as well.

The newsletters contain a wide variety of scholarly material, discussion on relevant and timely topics, book reviews, and much more. We encourage you to check them out and share them with your colleagues and students.

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


APA Newsletters, Fall 2018 (Volume 18, Number 1)

APA Newsletter on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies

From the Editor, Prasanta S. Bandyopadhyay
Submission Guidelines and Information
Buddhism

“Locating Early Buddhist Logic in Pāli Literature,” Madhumita Chattopadhyay
“Do Good Philosophers Argue? A Buddhist Approach to Philosophy and Philosophy Prizes,” Rafal Stepien
Ontology, Logic, and Epistemology
“Īśvaravāda: A Critique,” Pradeep P. Gokhale
“Cārvākism Redivivus,” Palash Sarkar
“Some Critical Remarks on Kisor Chakrabarti’s Idea of “Observational Credibility” and Its Role in Solving the Problem of Induction,” Prasanta Bandyopadhyay and R. Venkata Raghavan
“Some Thoughts on the Problem of Induction,” Kisor K. Chakrabarti
Philosophy of Language and Grammar
“Remnants of Words in Indian Grammar,” Sanjit Chakraborty
APA Panel on Diversity
“Report on an APA Panel: Diversity in Philosophy,” Ethan Mills
Book Review
Nalini Bhushan and Jay Garfield: Minds without Fear: Philosophy in the Indian Renaissance, Reviewed by Brian A. Hatcher


APA Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy

From the Editor, Serena Parekh
About the Newsletter
Submission Guidelines
News from the CSW
Articles

“Introduction to Cluster on Alexis Shotwell’s Against Purity: Living Ethically in Compromised Times,” Ami Harbin
“Non-Ideal Theory and Gender Voluntarism in Against Purity,” Kathryn J. Norlock
“Impure Prefiguration: Comments on Alexis Shotwell’s Against Purity,” Mark Lance
“For an Impure, Antiauthoritarian Ethics,” Michael D. Doan
“Response to Critics,” Alexis Shotwell
Book Reviews
Helen Watt: The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion, and Childbirth: Exploring Moral Choices in Childbearing, Reviewed by Cynthia Coe
Penelope Deutscher: Foucault’s Futures: A Critique of Reproductive Reason, Reviewed by Anna Carastathis
Mara Marin: Connected by Commitment: Oppression and Our Responsibility to Undermine It, Reviewed by Shannon Dea
Contributors


APA Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy

From the Editor, Carlos A. Sánchez
Call for Submissions
Articles

“On the Difficulties of Writing Philosophy from a Racialized Subjectivity,” Grant J. Silva
“Chicanx Existentialism as Liberation Philosophy,” José-Antonio Orosco
“The Political Relevance of Kierkegaardian Humor in Jorge Portilla’s Fenomenología del relajo,” Shoni Rancher
Conference Report
“Report on the Third Latinx Philosophy Conference at Rutgers University,” Danielle Guzman, Lauren Viramontes, and Omar Moreno
Syllabus
“UCSD PHIL 155: Mexican Philosophy,” Manuel Vargas
Author Biographies


APA Newsletter on LGBTQ Issues in Philosophy

From the Editor, Grayson Hunt
Book Review
Alexis Shotwell: Against Purity: Living Ethically in Compromised Times, Reviewed by Ami Harbin
Articles
“Embodied Thresholds of Sanctuary: Abolitionism and Trans Worldmaking,” Andrea Pitts
“Puzzle Pieces: Shapes of Trans Curiosity,” Perry Zurn
“Merleau-Ponty, Fanon, and Phenomenological Forays in Trans Life,” Tamsin Kimoto
Call for Papers
Contributor Bios


APA Newsletter on Native American and Indigenous Philosophy

From the Managing Editor, Agnes B. Curry
Submission Guidelines
From the Committee Chair
, Lori J. Underwood
Articles
“Túkmal Tóonavqal // Weaving Baskets,” Shelbi Nahwilet Meissner
“Sacred Truths, Fables, and Falsehoods: Intersections between Feminist and Native American Logics,” Lauren Eichler
“Dance as Native Performative Knowledge,” Shay Welch
“Epistemic Injustice and the Struggle for Recognition of Afro-Mexicans: A Model for Native Americans?,” Sergio Gallegos
Book Review
Kyle T. Mays: Hip Hop Beats, Indigenous Rhymes: Modernity and Hip Hop in Indigenous North America, Reviewed by Andrew Smith


APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers

Mission Statement
From the Editor
, Peter Boltuc
From the Chair, Marcello Guarini
Featured Article
“Machine Intentions,” Don Berkich
Logic and Consciousness
“Consciousness as Process: A New Logical Perspective,” Joseph E. Brenner
“A Counterexample to the Church-Turing Thesis as Standardly Interpreted,” Doukas Kapantaïs
Rapaport Q&A
“Logicist Remarks on Rapaport on Philosophy of Computer Science,” Selmer Bringsjord
Comments on Bringsjord’s “Logicist Remarks,” William J. Rapaport
“Exploring the Territory: The Logicist Way and Other Paths into the Philosophy of Computer Science (An Interview with William Rapaport),” Robin K. Hill
Teaching Philosophy Online
“Synchronous Online Philosophy Courses: An Experiment in Progress,” Fritz J. McDonald
“The Paradox of Online Learning,” Adrienne Anderson
“Sustaining Success in an Increasingly Competitive Online Landscape,” Jeff Harmon
Call for Papers


APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine

From the Editors, Mary Rorty and Mark Sheldon
Submission Guidelines
Articles

“Comments on Rivka Weinberg, The Risk of a Lifetime,” J. David Velleman
“Contraception and Religious Freedom: A Philosophical Analysis of Zubik v. Burwell,” Susana Nuccetelli
“Medical Ethics and Harvesting Non-Vital Human Organs from Healthy Donors,” Michael Davis
“Philosophical Difficulties of Mind Uploading as a Medical Technology,” Gabriel Andrade
Book Review
Michael Boylan: Teaching Ethics with Three Philosophical Novels, Reviewed by Wanda Teays
Poem
“The Fat Ladies Sing,” Felicia Nimue Ackerman


APA Newsletter on Philosophy and the Black Experience

From the Editors, Stephen C. Ferguson II and Dwayne Tunstall
Submission Guidelines and Information
Footnotes to History

Charles A. Frye (1946–1994)
Articles
“Reading Alfred Frankowski’s The Post-Racial Limits of Memorialization,” Noëlle McAfee
“Common Sense and Racial Sensibility: Three Conversations on The Post-Racial Limits of Memorialization,” Michael L. Thomas
“Politicizing Aesthethics May Not Be Enough: On Alfred Frankowski’s The Post-Racial Limits of Memorialization,” Dwayne A. Tunstall
“Post-Racial Limits, Silence, and Discursive Violence: A Reply,” Alfred Frankowski
Contributors


APA Newsletter on Philosophy in Two-Year Colleges

From the Editor, Thomas Urban
Article
“Issues and Concerns in Philosophy in Two-Year Colleges,” Richard Legum
Call for Papers


APA Newsletter on Teaching Philosophy

From the Editors, Tziporah Kasachkoff and Eugene Kelly
Book Review
C. D. C. Reeve: Aristotle, Physics, Reviewed by Nickolas Pappas
Submission Guidelines
Articles

“A Teaching-Based Research Assistantship: Why, How, and Results,” Susan Mills and Kirsty Keys
“Teaching a Summer Seminar: Reflections from Two Weeks on the Philosophy and Psychology of Character in the Summer of 2018,” Christian B. Miller
“Building Logic Papers from the Ground Up: Helping Introductory Logic Students Write Argument-Based Papers,” Andy Piker
Books Received


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