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In 2014, University of Michigan Press (UMP) was a proud supporter of the pilot round of Knowledge Unlatched, contributing three books to a total collection of 28 titles offered to libraries worldwide. Starting in October 2015 we are pleased to be expanding our participation in the larger second round, as one of only two publishers offering a branded package of 10 titles (Duke University Press is the other one). “At KU we’re delighted to offer…

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In honor of Open Access Week, October 18 through 25, the University of Texas at Austin’s Digital Writing and Research Lab (DWRL) will lead a collaborative annotation of James Brown’s new book Ethical Programs: Hospitality and the Rhetorics of Software using Hypothes.is. Hypothes.is is a free and open source software that allows for annotation, sentence-level critique, and note-taking on Web documents. Guided by DWRL alumnus Dr. Jeremy Dean, Director of Education at Hypothes.is, the annotation…

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Throughout September, we published the following publications: Human Figurations Volume 4.3 Journal of Anthropological Review Volume 71.3 Groves Monographs on Marriage and Family Volume 4 Philosophy & Theory in Biology – 2 New Articles Philosophers’ Imprint – 3 New Articles


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We are happy to announce a new title from digitalculturebooks, Ethical Programs: Hospitality and the Rhetorics of Software by James J. Brown, Jr. This is the ninth book in our Digital Humanities Series. Living in a networked world means never really getting to decide in any thoroughgoing way who or what enters your “space” (your laptop, your iPhone, your thermostat…your home). With this as a basic frame-of-reference, James J. Brown’s Ethical Programs examines and explores the…

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As the summer drew to a close, we published the following publications: Ergo: An Open Access Journal of Philosophy – 2 new articles released Epistemic Modality De Re – Seth Yalcin For Bayesians, Rational Modesty Requires Imprecision – Brian Weatherson Philosophers’ Imprint – 6 new articles released Immunity and Self-Awareness – Max Seeger Who’s Afraid of Double Affection? – Nicholas F. Stang Recombination and Paradox – Gabriel Uzquiano Tolerance as Civility – David Owens Generics in Context – Rachel Katharine Sterken The Absence…

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We are happy to announce a new title from digitalculturebooks, Tempest: Geometries of Play edited by Judd E. Ruggill and Ken S. McAllister. This is the fourth book in our Landmark Video Games Series. In this book, Ruggill and McAllister enumerate and analyze Tempest’s landmark qualities, exploring the game’s aesthetics, development context, and connections to and impact on video game history and culture. Specifically, they describe the game in detail, unpacking its latent and as well…

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Throughout the month of July, we published the following publications: Política común Volume 7 Michigan Quarterly Review Volume 53.4 Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association Volume 36.1 Philosophers’ Imprint – 2 new articles released Ergo: An Open Access Journal of Philosophy – 3 new articles released Arkivoc: Archive for Organic Chemistry – 8 new articles released or updated


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We are proud to announce the release of a new title from Maize Books, Lineages of the Literary Left: Essays in Honor of Alan M. Wald, edited by Howard Brick, Robbie Lieberman, and Paula Rabinowitz. The essays in this volume in honor of Alan M. Wald investigate aspects of intellectual, literary, and cultural movements and figures associated with left-wing politics beginning in the early twentieth century and continuing into our own time. Intimately linked with social struggle,…

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Throughout the month of June, we published the following publications: Belin Lecture Series Volumes 12-16. These five back issues cover the following topics: Are Genes Jewish? Conceptual Ambiguities in the New Genetic Age Jewish Summer Camping and Civil Rights: How Summer Camps Launched a Transformation in American Jewish Culture “Is It ‘Cos I’s Black?” Jews and the Whiteness Problem In Search of American Jewish Heritage “We Are Not One”: American Jews, Israel, and the Struggle for…

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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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