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We are pleased to announce that the fall 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, Fall 2016 (Volume 16, Number 1)

Newsletter on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies

From the Editors, Prasanta S. Bandyopadhyay and Matthew R. Dasti
Submission Guidelines and Information

“The Alternative Voice against War in Gita,” Aram Majhi
“East Meets East: Jain Syadvada and Daoism,” Saam Trivedi
“Layers of Self-Consciousness,” Manidipa Sen
“The Nature of Resemblance: Some Indian Views,” Prabal Kumar Sen
“The Practice of Textual Interpretation in Indian Tradition,” Anindya Bandyopadhyay


Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers — coming soon!

From the Editor, Peter Boltuc
From the Chair, Marcello Guarini
Mind Robotics
“Functionalism, Revisionism, and Qualia,” Ron Chrisley and Aaron Sloman
“From Biological to Synthetic Neurorobotics Approaches to Understanding the Structure Essential to Consciousness (Part I),” Jeffrey White and Jun Tani
“Objectbound: A Mind-Object Identity Theory,” Riccardo Manzotti
“On Importance of Life and Death for Artificial Intelligent Creatures,” Jordi Vallverdú and Max Talanov
Ethics Robotics
“Carebots and the Ties that Bind,” Marcello Guarini
“Formalizing Hard Moral Choices in Artificial Intelligence,” Sean Welsh
“The Nature of Avatars: A Response to Roxanne Kurtz’s ‘My Avatar, My Choice’,” Scott Forschler
“IRL Rejoinder to Scott Forschler,” Roxanne Kurtz
Call for Papers


Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy

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

“Overcoming a Puzzle about Inclusion and Anti-Racism,” Susan Stark
Book Reviews
Nancy Bauer: How to Do Things with Pornography, reviewed by Matt L. Drabek
Stephanie Collins: The Core of Care Ethics, reviewed by Maurice Hamington
Tom Digby: Love and War: How Militarism Shapes Sexuality and Romance, reviewed by Graham Parsons
Luisa de Paula and Peter Raabe, eds.: Women in Philosophical Counseling: The Anima of Thought in Action, reviewed by Nancy J. Matchett
Jill Stauffer: Ethical Loneliness: The Injustice of Not Being Heard, reviewed by Grayson Hunt
Lisa Tessman: Moral Failure: On The Impossible Demands of Morality, reviewed by Cheshire Calhoun
Trudy Govier: Victims and Victimhood, reviewed by Barrett Emerick
Cynthia Willett: Interspecies Ethics, reviewed by Lilyana Levy


Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy

From the Guest Editors, Amy Reed-Sandoval and Carolina T. Arruda
Call for Submissions
Interview with Eduardo Mendieta

“Mentoring, Praxical Thinking, and World-Making: Reflecting on the Space of the Roundtable on Latina Feminism,” Mariana Ortega
“Implicit Bias and Latina/os in Philosophy,” Alex Madva
“Understanding Latino Masculinities in the Classroom,” Iván Sandoval-Cervantes
“Philosophy for Children and the Legacy of Anti-Mexican Discrimination in El Paso Schools,” Yolanda Chávez Leyva and Amy Reed-Sandoval
“Teaching Aztec (Mexica) Philosophy: Discussion and Syllabus,” Jim Maffie
“Aztec (Mexica) Philosophy Course Syllabus,” Jim Maffie
Book Reviews
Edward S. Casey and Mary Watkins: Up Against the Wall: Re-Imagining the U.S.-Mexico Border, reviewed by Emma Velez


Newsletter on Indigenous Philosophy

From the Chair, Anne Waters
Submission Guidelines
“Introduction,” Shelbi Nahwilet Meissner
“Native Cognitive Schemas and Decolonizing Ethics,” Shay Welch
“Indigenous Identity in Articulations of Existence in Afro-Caribbean Philosophy,” Gertrude James González de Allen
Book Review
Laura R. Graham and H. Glenn Penny: Performing Indigeneity: Global Histories and Contemporary Experience, reviewed by Shay Welch


Newsletter on LGBTQ Issues in Philosophy

From the Editor, Kory Schaff
“Great New World,” Felicia Nimue Ackerman
“November Song,” Felicia Nimue Ackerman
“Reflections on the Pulse Nightclub Shooting,” Michael Goerger
“A Virtual Pulse: Cautionary Notes about Public Mourning in the Digital Age,” Shelley M. Park
Call for Papers


Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine — coming soon!

From the Editors, Mary Rorty and Mark Sheldon
Submission Guidelines
“Aristotle’s De Anima and Modern Biology: Both Irresolute on the Nature of Viruses,” John R. McConnell III
“Wittgenstein and the Language of Abortion,” Stephen Satris
“Moral Relativism and Medical Decisions,” Michael Brodrick
“Everything Has Its Price: The Question Is Where to Draw the Line: A Kantian Approach,” Sarah Bianchi
“Revisiting the Voluntary, Nonvoluntary, and Involuntary Euthanasia Distinction,” Deborah R. Barnbaum and Ryan Comeau
“Balancing Parental Autonomy and Harm to Others in the Wake of the Modern Anti-Vaccination Movement,” Bertha Manninen Alvarez
“Mandatory Vaccination: A Response to a Libertarian Defense,” Justin Bernstein
“Postcandelic,” John R. McConnell III
“The Elbow Speaks,” Felicia Nimue Ackerman
“Using Fiction to Help Teach Ethics in Medical Ethics Classes,” Michael Boylan
“Children’s Rights and The Fault in Our Stars,” Rosalind Ekman Ladd
“Disability and Well-Being: Appreciating the Complications,” Stephen M. Campbell and Joseph A. Stramondo
“Toward a Critical Theory of Harm: Ableism, Normativity, and Transability (BIID),” Joel Michael Reynolds
“Curiosity-as-Care: Feminist Philosophies of Disability, Foucault, and the Ethics of Curiosity,” Lauren Guilmette
“The Ableist Affections of a Neoliberal Politics,” Jennifer Scuro


Newsletter on Philosophy in Two-Year Colleges

From the Editors, Thomas Urban
“Thoughts on Consolidation of a Two-Year College and a Research University,” Eric Morton and George Rainbolt
“The Ethics of Freedom: A Unified Framework for Teaching Ethics in the Community College,” Michael B. Brezinsky
“Making Connections: Philosophy as Self-transformation and Critical Thinking,” Heather Wilburn
“Preferred Qualifications: Community College Teaching Experience,” David Sackris
“Community College Teachers and American Philosophical Association Meetings,” Andy Wible
“Pursuing Reality: A Strawsonian Model,” Robert Boyd
Call for Papers

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