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Announcing the spring 2016 APA newsletters

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We are pleased to announce that the spring 2016 APA Newsletters are now available. The table of contents for each 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 2016 (Volume 15, Number 2)

Newsletter on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies

From the Guest Editor, Amy Olberding
Submission Guidelines and Information
“Chinese Philosophy and Wider Philosophical Discourse: Including Chinese Philosophy in General Audience Philosophy Journals,” Amy Olberding
“Some Reflections on the Status of Chinese Philosophy in U.S. Graduate Programs,” David B. Wong
“What’s Missing in Philosophy Departments? Specialists in Chinese Philosophy,” Erin M. Cline
“May You Live in Interesting Times: The State of the Field of Chinese Philosophy,” Alexus McLeod
“The ‘Double Bind’ on Specialists in Chinese Philosophy,” Yong Huang
“Problems and Prospects for the Study of Chinese Philosophy in the English-Speaking World,” Bryan W. Van Norden



Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers

From the Editor, Peter Boltuc
From the Chair, Thomas M. Powers
Featured Article
“Moving Back on Top of the Wave,” Luciano Floridi
“Ethics of Entropy,” Martin Flament Fultot
“Response to Floridi on Dangers from AI,” Kaj Sotala
“The Unavoidable Charm of the Superintelligence and Its Risk,” Federico Gobbo
“Some Comments from Luciano Floridi’s The Ethics of Information,” Jacques Bus
“Comment on Floridi’s The Ethics of Information,” David Chapman
“A Call for More Philosophy in the Philosophy of Computer Science,” Robin K. Hill
“Award for Ongoing Doctoral Dissertation Research in the Philosophy of Information”
Call for Papers



Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy

From the Editor, Serena Parekh
About the Newsletter
Submission Guidelines and Information
News from the CSW
Busted!! A Pictorial History of Women Philosophers
Book Reviews
Sue Campbell: Our Faithfulness to the Past: The Ethics and Politics of Memory, Reviewed by Marianne Janack
Nancy J. Hirschmann and Beth Linker, eds.: Civil Disabilities: Citizenship, Membership, and Belonging, Reviewed by Shelley Tremain
Sara Ahmed: Willful Subjects, Reviewed by Maureen Linker
Shay Welch: A Theory of Freedom: Feminism and Social Contract, Reviewed by Kipton Jensen
Robin West, ed.: Nussbaum and Law, Reviewed by Katharine Schweitzer



Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy

From the Guest Editor, Roberto Sirvent
Call for Submissions
Interview with Maria Lugones
Interview with Manuel Vargas
Winner of the 2015 Essay Prize in Latin American Thought
“Skillful Coping and the Routine of Surviving: Isasi-Díaz on the Importance of Identity to Everyday Knowledge,” Lori Gallegos de Castillo
“‘Immigrant’ or ‘Exiled’? Reconceiving the Desplazada/os of Latin American and Latina/o Philosophy,” Amy Reed-Sandoval
“Gilles Deleuze and Gloria Anzaldúa: A Matter of Differences,” Robyn Henderson-Espinoza
“Existentialism for Postcolonials: Fanon and the Politics of Authenticity,” Elena Ruiz
“The Philosophical Gift of Brown Folks: Mexican American Philosophy in the United States,” José-Antonio Orosco
Book Reviews
Iván Jaksić, ed.: Debating Race, Ethnicity, and Latino Identity: Jorge J. E. Gracia and His Critics, Reviewed by Stephanie Rivera Berruz
Ellie D. Hernández and Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson, eds.: The Un/Making of Latina/o Citizenship: Culture, Politics, and Aesthetics, Reviewed by Veronica Sandoval
Mayra Rivera: Poetics of the Flesh, Reviewed by Elías Ortega-Aponte
Margaret Randall: Haydée Santamaría, Cuban Revolutionary: She Led By Transgression, Reviewed by Daniel Camacho
Contributor Bios



Newsletter on Indigenous Philosophy

From the Managing Editor, Agnes B. Curry
Submission Guidelines
“‘Locality is a Metaphysical Fact’—Theories of Coloniality and Indigenous Liberation Through the Land: A Critical Look at Red Skin, White Masks,” Brian Burkhart
“Earthbound Sustainability in a Vast Universe: Red Lives Matter,” Anne Schulherr Waters
“El Mar Does Not Stop at Borders: Gloria Anzaldúa,” Larissa Couto Rogoski



Newsletter on LGBTQ Issues in Philosophy

From the Editor, Kory Schaff
“Victim to Victor: A Right to Health Perspective on Ferguson v. JONAH,” Melissa Ballengee Alexander
“So This Lesbian Couple Walks into a Fertility Clinic. . . . Bioethics and the Medicalization of Queer Women’s Reproduction,” Amanda Roth
“The Moral World of Critics of Homosexuality and Same-Sex Marriage Today,” Timothy F. Murphy
Call for Papers



Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine

From the Editors, Mary Rorty and Mark Sheldon
From the Chair, Nir Eyal
Submission Guidelines
“Skeptical Worries for ICU Rationing,” Luke Gelinas
“Just Rationing in the ICU: What Benefits Count?,” Leonard M. Fleck
“What Does Admission to the Intensive Care Unit Mean, Morally Speaking?,” Timothy F. Murphy
“The Moral Permissibility of Removing Patients from Intensive Care,” Marion Danis, M.D.
“Removing Patients from the ICU: Is It Ever Morally Justifiable?,” Rosamond Rhodes
“Unraveling the Asymmetry in Procreative Ethics,” Trevor Hedberg
“Response to Hedberg,” Dana Howard
“Moral Heroism, Living Organ Donation, and the Problem of Winning by Donating,” Kyle Fruh
“Heroism, Meaning, and Organ Donation: A Reply to Fruh,” Lisa Fuller
Book Review
Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book, Sixth Edition, Reviewed by Felicia Nimue Ackerman



Newsletter on Teaching Philosophy

From the Editors, Tziporah Kasachkoff and Eugene Kelly
“Student Resistance to Thought-Experiments,” Regina A. Rini
“Concrete Examples and Thick Ethical Concepts in Applied Ethics,” Yotam Lurie
List of Books Received

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