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We are proud to announce the release of a new title from Maize Books, The Possibility of Practical Reason, 2nd Edition, by J. David Velleman. The Possibility of Practical Reason explores the foundational questions of moral psychology: How can any of our behavior qualify as acting for a reason? How can any considerations qualify as reasons for us to act? David Velleman argues that both possibilities depend on there being a constitutive aim of action—something…

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As the weather turned dazzling, we continued to publish many new publications: We are very happy to introduce an updated design for one of our most prestigious journals, Philosophers’ Imprint. With this new design, we also released a new article entitled “Spinoza on Extension”.  Philosophy & Theory in Biology Volume 7  Trans Asia Photography Review Volume 5.2: Photography and Eco-Activism in Asia  Michigan Journal of Sustainability Volume 3  Belin Lecture Series Volumes 12-18  Diderot Encyclopedia: 8 New…

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Sidonie Smith, director of the University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities and former president of the Modern Language Association, has authored a manifesto for the transformation of doctoral education in the humanities: Anxieties about the vitality of the humanities within higher education run high. So, too, do anxieties about the evolving conditions of our work as academic humanists. For some, talk of change, with its rhetoric of urgency, becomes a trigger for holding fast…

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We published many new publications in March and April:  Weave: Journal of Library User Experience Issue 2 Music & Politics Volume 9.1 Human Figurations Volume 4.2: Reflections on Global Power Relations The Michigan Botanist Volume 51.4 Ergo, an Open Access Journal of Philosophy: 7 new articles released Journal of Anthropological Research Volume 71.1 Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists Volume 50 Michigan Quarterly Review Volume 53.3 Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning Volume 20.2 Philosophers’ Imprint: 6…

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We are proud to announce the release of a new title from Maize Books, Fostering Reasonableness: Supportive Environments for Bringing Out Our Best, edited by Rachel Kaplan and Avik Basu. We humans are difficult animals. We are the source of environmental degradation, the culprits of resource decline. We are reluctant to trust and easily angered. However, we are also the source of inspiration, compassion, and creative solutions. What brings out the reasonable side of our…

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We are proud to announce the launch of a new publication, the Belin Lecture Series. This project is the published lectures of the David W. Belin Lecture in American Jewish Affairs. Each year since 1991, the Jean & Samuel Frankel Center at the University of Michigan has brought a prestigious scholar to campus to address diverse dimensions of American Jewish culture. The lecture was established through a generous gift from the late David W. Belin, an alumnus…

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Throughout February, we published several new publications: Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association 35.2 Human Figurations 4.2: Reflections on Global Power Relations Journal of Electronic Publishing Volume 18.1: Books in Browsers V Proceedings Volume 18.2: New Forms of Expression Diderot Encyclopedia: 74 new translations added Philosophers’ Imprint: Articles 15.5-15.7 Contemporary Aesthetics Volume 12


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It was a busy start to 2015, and we published several new publications throughout January: Gender, Sexuality, & Feminism Volume 1.2: Special Issue on Economic Crisis and Recovery: Gendered Impacts and Discourses Translating the Americas Volume 2 (Fall 2014) International Computer Music Conference Proceedings: 2013 & 2014 Política Común Volume 6 (2014) Michigan Quarterly Review 53.2 (Spring 2014) Philosophers’ Imprint: 4 new papers


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Over the past two months, Michigan Publishing released 136 new journal articles. Here’s a brief overview of the latest publications: Arkivoc: Archive for Organic Chemistry released 21 new articles. Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists Volume 49 Ergo, an open access journal of philosophy, added 3 new articles to Volume 1. Feminist Studies 40.3 Journal of Anthropological Review 70.4 Journal of Muslim Mental Health 8.2 The Michigan Botanist 51.2 & 51.3 Michigan Family Review Volume 18,…

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Michigan Publishing is pleased to announce the first digital issue of Saksaha: A Journal of Manchu Studies. Volume 12 represents a relaunch of the journal, previously published only in print, as an open-access, online publication. Saksaha is co-edited by Professor Benjamin Levey (University of Michigan, Dearborn) and Professor Matthew Mosca (College of William and Mary). As former editor, Stephen Wadley, explains in the volume’s introduction: I am excited by the prospect of Saksaha appearing in electronic form under…

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