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We are pleased to announce that the fall 2019 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 2019 (Volume 19, Number 1)

APA Newsletter on LGBTQ Issues in Philosophy

From the Editor, Grayson Hunt


“Assumptive Care and Futurebound Care in Trans Literature,” Amy Marvin

“Participation in Sports Is a Human Right, Even for Trans Women,” Rachel McKinnon

“Conceiving Differently within the Ethics of Assisted Reproduction,” Alice MacLachlan

Book Review

Gayle Salamon: Life and Death of Latisha King: A Critical Phenomenology of Transphobia, Reviewed by Chris Jingchao Ma

Call for Papers


APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers

From the Chair

Featured Articles

“How Many Thoughts Can Fit in the Form of a Proposition?,” S. G. Sterrett

“Consciousness, Engineering, and Anthropomorphism,” Ricardo Sanz

Philosophical Computation: A Mechanistic Account

“Should Physical Computation Be Understood Mechanistically?,” John Symons

“Commentary on Gualtiero Piccinini's Physical Computation: A Mechanistic Perspective,” Martin Roth

“Defending the Mapping Account of Physical Computation,” Frances Egan

“Comments on Gualtiero Piccinini, Physical Computation: A Mechanistic Perspective,” Nico Orlandi

“The Mechanistic Account of Physical Computation: Some Clarifications,” Gualtiero Piccinini

“Philosophical Insights from Computational Studies: Why Should Computational Thinking Matter to Philosophers?,” Gary Mar

News and Notes

“From the Editor,” Peter Boltuc

“DABUS in a Nutshell,” Stephen Thaler

“Five Sessions Organized by the APA Committee on Philosophy and Computers for the 2020 APA Divisional Meetings,” Peter Boltuc

Call for Papers

APA Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy

From the Editors

Carlos A. Sánchez and Lori Gallegos de Castillo

Calls for Submissions

Special Cluster

“Latinx Philosophy Conference,” Stephanie Rivera Berruz

“Dying in Detention as an Example of Oppression,” Allison Wolf

“A Negative Path Towards Anti-Racist Immigration Policy,” Alan Chavoya

“Immigration and International Justice,” Jorge M. Valadez

“Are Our Racial Concepts Necessarily Essentialist Due to Our Cognitive Nature?,” Eric Bayruns Garcia

“Epistemic Humility Now!,” Damían Bravo Zamora


“Approaching Racial Embodiment, Aesthetics, and Liberation in José Carlos Maríategui’s Seven Essays,” Omar Rivera

“América Tropical, On the Force of Latino/a/x Thought,” Alejandro Vallega

“The Marxism of José Revueltas: A Struggle Against Orthodoxy,” Sergio Rodrigo Lomelí Gamboa

“Thinking about Exile: Community, Violence, and Law,” Arturo Aguirre Moreno

“Book Excerpt: Marx on Bolívar,” Susana Nuccetelli

Book Review

Linda Martín Alcoff: Rape and Resistance, Reviewed by Juan J. Colomina-Alminana

APA Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy


“#MeToo and Philosophy,” Lauren Freeman

About the Newsletter

Submission Guidelines


“Good Survivor, Bad Survivor: #MeToo and the Moralization of Survivorship,” Miranda Pilipchuk

“Beyond Silence, Towards Refusal: The Epistemic Possibilities of #MeToo,” Sarah Clark Miller

“The Speech Acts of #MeToo,” Cassie Herbert

“#MeToo?,” Lori Watson

“#MeToo vs. Mea Culpa: On the Risks of Public Apologies,” Alice MacLachlan

“Women, Work, and Power: Envisaging the Radial Potential of #MeToo,” Robin Zheng

“Field Notes on Conference Climate: A Decade with the Philosophy of Science Association's Women's Caucus,” Julia R. S. Bursten

Book Reviews

Hilkje Charlotte Hanel: What Is Rape? Social Theory and Conceptual Analysis, Reviewed by Caleb Ward

A. Altman and L. Watson: Debating Pornography, Reviewed by Mari Mikkola

Shelley L. Tremain: Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability, Reviewed by Catherine Clune-Taylor

News from the CSW


Contributor Bios

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 Leander Hill (1906–1956)


“Freedom Gaze: Explicating the African Aesthetic,” Anthony Neal

Contributor Bio

APA Newsletter on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies

From the Guest Editor

“Buddhist Philosophy Today: Theories and Forms,” Rafal Stepien

Submission Guidelines and Information


“Philosophy, Quo Vadis? Buddhism and the Academic Study of Philosophy,” Brook Ziporyn

“What/Who Determines the Value of Buddhist Philosophy in Modern Academia?,” Hans-Rudolf Kantor

“Buddhist Philosophy? Arguments from Somewhere,” Rafal Stepien

“Doing Buddhist Philosophy,” C. W. Huntington, Jr.

“Decolonizing the Buddhist Mind,” Mattia Salvini

“Reflecting on Buddhist Philosophy with Pierre Hadot,” Matthew T. Kapstein

“Some Suggestions for Future Directions of the Study of Buddhist Philosophy,” Jan Westerhoff

“Practicing Buddhist Philosophy as Philosophy,” Pierre-Julien Harter

“Emptiness, Multiverses, and the Conception of a Multi-Entry Philosophy,” Gereon Kopf

“Buddhist Philosophy and the Neuroscientific Study of Meditation: Critical Reflections,” Birgit Kellner

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