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Announcing the spring 2015 APA newsletters

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The spring 2015 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).

Note: The Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine is coming soon!

APA Newsletters, Spring 2015 (Volume 14, Number 2)

Newsletter on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies
From the Editors, Prasanta S. Bandyopadhyay and Matthew R. Dasti
"Alethic Values," Graham Priest
"Seeing from the Other's Point of View," Stephen Phillips
"Self: Agency and the Good in Classical Vaiśesika," Shalini Sinha
"Mind and Cognition: The Nyāya Perspective," K. S. Prasad
"Lost in Translation? The Upanisadic Story about 'Da' and Interpretational Issues in Analytic Philosophy," Prasanta S. Bandyopadhyay, R. Venkata Raghavan, and Don Wallace Freeman Dcruz
"Philosophy and Anticolonialism," J. Barton Scott
"Race, Indian Philosophy, and the Historiography of Western Philosophy," Dan Flory
"Eternity and Infinity: The Western Misunderstanding of Indian Mathematics, and Its Consequences for Science Today," C. K. Raju
Call for Papers

Newsletter on Philosophy and the Black Experience
From the Editors, George Yancy and John H. McClendon III
"Report on the International Colloquium 'Toward a New Pan-Africanism: Deploying Anthropology, Archaeology, History, and Philosophy in the Service of Africa and the Diaspora,' University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston, Jamaica, April 24-25, 2014," Gail M. Presbey, Sandra Ochieng'-Springer, and Kunbi Adefule
"On the Contributions of John McClendon and Stephen Ferguson to the APA Newsletter on Philosophy and the Black Experience," Ralph Dumain
"'I Can't Breathe!': Eric Garner's Salutary Verdict to the Racist Euro-American World and Its Implications for the African Worldwide," François Kodena
"The Task at Hand," Todd Franklin

Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers
From the Guest Editor, John P. Sullins
Notes from the Community on Patrick Suppes

"Patrick Suppes Autobiography," Patrick Suppes
"Singularitarians, AItheists, and Why the Problem with Artificial Intelligence is H.A.L. (Humanity at Large), not HAL," Luciano Floridi
"First-Person Consciousness as Hardware," Peter Boltuc
"Social Media and the Organization Man," D. E. Wittkower
"The Moral Roots of Conceptual Confusion in Artificial Intelligence Research," Niklas Toivakainen
"Increase or Decrease of Entropy: To Construct a More Universal Macroethics (A Discussion of Luciano Floridi's The Ethics of Information)," Xiaohong Wang, Jian Wang, Kun Zhao, and Chaolin Wang

Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy
From the Editor, Margaret A. Crouch
About the Newsletter
Submission Guidelines
News from the CSW

"Philosophy and the Non-Native Speaker Condition," Saray Ayala
"Specters of Violence," Megan M. Burke
Book Reviews
Shelley M. Park: Mothering Queerly, Queering Motherhood, reviewed by Sarah LaChance Adams
Sarah LaChance Adams: Mad Mothers, Bad Mothers, and What a "Good" Mother Would Do: The Ethics of Ambivalence, reviewed by Dana Belu
Clara Fischer: Gendered Readings of Change: A Feminist-Pragmatist Approach, reviewed by Marilyn Fischer
Catriona Mackenzie, Wendy Rogers, and Susan Dodds (eds.): Vulnerability: New Essays in Ethics and Feminist Philosophy, reviewed by Erinn Gilson
Margaret R. Holmgren: Forgiveness and Retribution: Responding to Wrongdoing, reviewed by Hailey Huget
Susanne Lettow (ed.): Reproduction, Race, and Gender in Philosophy and the Early Life Sciences, reviewed by Mark William Westmoreland

Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy
From the Editor, Carlos Alberto Sánchez

"Forging El Mundo Zurdo: Sexual and Linguistic Atravesados in Gloria Anzaldúa's Rio Grande Valley," Marianna Alessandri
2014 APA Prize in Latin American Thought
"Should a Concept of Truth Be Attributed to Nahuatl Thought? Preserving 'the Colonial Difference' between Concepts of the West and Nahua Philosophy," Philip T. L. Mack

Newsletter on Indigenous Philosophy
From the Chair
"Renewing the Indigenous Philosophers' Newsletter," Kyle Powys Whyte
"Conceptual Schemes Invited Symposium: Introduction," Ivan Welty
"A Problem of Translation, Or Is It Something Else?," Ifeanyi Menkiti
"Constructive Realism: Variations on a Theme by Nelson Goodman," Thomas M. Norton-Smith
"Discombobulation and Epistemologies of Ignorance: On Having Your Conceptual Schemes Up-Ended," Naomi Scheman
Book Review
Ontology Matters! A Review of Aztec Philosophy: A Word in Motion, by James Maffie, reviewed by Anne Schulherr Waters

Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine
From the Editors,
Mark Sheldon and Mary Rorty
From the Chair
"Different Notions of Equality in Political Philosophy and in Public Health," Nir Eyal
"The Weight of the 'Will' of Competent and Incompetent Persons," Jennifer Blumenthal Barby
"Moral Relevance in the Concepts and Language of Human Synthetic Moral Enhancement," Christian Carrozzo
"Moral Enhancement," Fabrice Jotterand
"Thinking about Disability via Agency and Human Rights," Michael Boylan
"You Are Old, Father William (with apologies to Lewis Carroll)," Felicia Nimue Ackerman
"Care Ethics and Pragmatism: Care As Pragmatic Meliorism," Justin Bell
"Care Ethics and Pragmatism: Cultivating Empathy with Nonhuman Others through Moral Imagination," Tess Varner
"Rationing in the ICU: First-Come, First-Served?," Leonard Fleck

Newsletter on Teaching Philosophy
From the Editors, Tziporah Kasachkoff and Eugene Kelly
"Two Concepts of Tests," Andrew T. Forcehimes
"On Teaching Aesthetics," Daniel A. Kaufman
"So How Much Should I Give? Extending Class Coverage of Singer's Work on Poverty Ethics," Peter Murphy
"Proposal to Professor Superstar," Felicia Nimue Ackerman
"Professor on Alert," Felicia Nimue Ackerman
"On Shelley's Claim: 'Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world'," Felicia Nimue Ackerman
Books Received
Addresses of Contributors

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