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The fall 2014 APA newsletters are now available!

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We are pleased to announce that the fall 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, Fall 2014 (Volume 14, Number 1)

Newsletter on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies
From the Editors, Emily S. Lee and David H. Kim
"Asian Americans, Positive Stereotyping, and Philosophy,” Carole J. Lee
"Micro-Inequities and Asian American Philosophers,” Samantha Brennan
"Sustainable Diversity within Philosophy: Looking Beyond a Bottom-Up Model,” Molly Paxton
"The Problem of Absence,” Gary Mar

Newsletter on Philosophy and the Black Experience
From the Editors, George Yancy and John H. McClendon III
"An Act of Bearing W(h)it(e)ness: Exploring the Past, Present, and Future Struggle to Desegregate Public Schools in Central Arkansas,” Mallory Roberson
Book Reviews
George Yancy and Maria del Guadalupe Davidson: Exploring Race in Predominantly White Classrooms: Scholars of Color Reflect, Reviewed by Karlyn Crowley
M. Shawn Copeland: Enfleshing Freedom: Body, Race, and Being, Reviewed by Jessica Patella

Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers
From the Editor, "Scavenger Science,” Peter Boltuc
From the Chair, "Models for Machine Ethics,” Thomas M. Powers
"Ethical Trust in the Context of Robot-Assisted Surgery,” John P. Sullins
"Information Warfare: The Ontological and Regulatory Gap,” Mariarosaria Taddeo
"Meaningful Reality: Metalogue with Floridi’s Information Ethics,” Pompeu Casanovas
"Mary’s Acquaintance,” Peter Boltuc
"Scientific and Legal Theory Formation in an Era of Machine Learning: Remembering Background Rules, Coherence, and Cogency in Induction,” Ronald P. Loui
"Statement on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs),” Felmon Davis and D. E. Wittkower

Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy
From the Editors, Margaret A. Crouch and Louise Collins
"Navigating Epistemic Push Back in Feminist and Critical Race Philosophy Classes,” Alison Bailey
"Uses of Multimedia Representations in Undergraduate Feminist Philosophy Courses,” Crista Lebens
"Academic Pressures and Feminist Solutions: Teaching Ethics against the Grain,” Kate Parsons
"State of the Union: The APA Board of Officers,” Sally J. Scholz
"Mary Wollstonecraft and the Voice of Passion,” Jane Duran
Book Reviews
Peter W. Higgins: Immigration Justice, Reviewed by Amandine Catala
Anne Phillips: Our Bodies, Whose Property?, Reviewed by Jessica Flanigan
Hilde Lindemann: Holding and Letting Go: The Social Practices of Personal Identities, Reviewed by Rita Manning
Macalester Bell: Hard Feelings: The Moral Psychology of Contempt, Reviewed by Devora Shapiro
Allison Weir: Identities and Freedom: Feminist Theory between Power and Connection, Reviewed by Shay Welch

Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy
From the Editor, Carlos Alberto Sánchez
Announcements from the APA Committee on Hispanics
"The Quadruple Modern Ethos: Critical Theory in the Americas,” Stefan Gandler
"Luis Villoro, the Tractatus, and Analytical Philosophy in Mexico,” Alejandro Tomasini Bassols
"The Oaxaca Philosophy for Children Initiative as Place-Based Philosophy: Why Context Matters in Philosophy for Children,” Amy Reed-Sandoval
Call for Papers

Newsletter on Philosophy and Law (coming soon)
From the Editors, Steven Scalet and Christopher Griffin
"Are There Counterexamples to Standard Views about Institutional Legitimacy, Obligation, and What Institutions We Should Aim For?,” Mark Bryant Budolfson
"Fiduciary Obligations in Medical Research,” Nate W. Olson
"Inquiring into Nature of the Legal Good,” Katharine Schweitzer
"The Truth in Public Reason: Why Retributivism Cannot Make Legal Punishment Legitimate,” Luke Maring

Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine
From the Editors, Mary Rorty and Mark Sheldon
From the Chair, Nir Eyal
"Beyond Prison Walls: Curtailed Liberty, Custodial Responsibility, and Institutional Health Care,” Anita Silvers
"Cruel and Unusual Care and Punishment: Epistemic Injustices in Correctional Health Care,” Andrea Pitts
"Cruel and Unusual Care and Punishment: Epistemic Injustices in Correctional Health Care: A Commentary,” Daniel Brunson
"Making Fetal Persons: Fetal Homicide, Ultrasounds, and the Normative Significance of Birth,” Catherine Mills
"Relational Autonomy: From Critique to Action,” Barbara Stock
"Vaccines: Parental Autonomy, Moral Choices, and Public Argument,” Ana S. Iltis
"The Waist Is Larger Than the Belt,” Felicia Nimue Ackerman
"Reframing, Bargaining, and a Ham Sandwich,” David Chambers

Newsletter on Teaching Philosophy
From the Editors, Tziporah Kasachkoff and Eugene Kelly
"Correlates of Exam Performance in an Introductory Logic Course,” Renée Smith and Linda Palm
"Logic Through Its History,” Danielle Macbeth
"Do You Believe in Magical Connections?,” Felicia Nimue Ackerman
"How I Mark Up Philosophy Texts,” Lee Braver
List of Books Received
Addresses of Contributors

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