Felicia Nimue Ackerman's Papers

Papers

"'He sente for a philozopher': Teaching Malory in Terms of Moral Philosophy"The Once and Future Classroom VI, 2 (Fall 2008)

"'For Now Have I My Death': The 'Duty to Die' vs. the Duty to Help the Ill Stay Alive"Midwest Studies in Philosophy 24 (2000): 172-85; reprinted in B. Steinbock, et al., eds., Ethical Issues in Modern Medicine, 6th ed. (McGraw-Hill, 2002): 426-34; 7th edition (McGraw-Hill, 2008): 521-29 

"'Always to do ladies, damosels, and gentlewomen succour': Women and the Chivalric Code in Malory's Morte Darthur," Midwest Studies in Philosophy 26 (2002), 1-12. 

Stories

"We Gather Together"East Side Monthly, May 2005, 42-43; reprinted in American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine, Fall 2005; in F. N. Ackerman, Bioethics Through Fiction (Rowman & Littlefield, forthcoming) 

"Flourish Your Heart in This World", in M. Nussbaum and C. Sunstein (eds.), Clones and Clones: Facts and Fantasies About Human Cloning (Norton, 1998), 310-31; reprinted in American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine, Spring 1999: 134-40

"Entertain the Thought," Witness , Spring 2002: 42-53, reprinted in American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine , Spring 2007 

"The Other Two Sides," in S. Hales (ed.), What Philosophy Can Tell You About Your Cat (Open Court, 2008): 89-100, reprinted in American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine , Spring 2009: 18-21. 

Poems

"Rose and Blue"Ragged Edge Online (2005); reprinted in American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine (Fall 2005) and in The Providence Journal, April 3, 2009: B6 

"This is for My Grandmother"Ragged Edge Online (2006), reprinted in American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine , Spring 2006, and in The Providence Journal, May 24, 2009: C4 (under the title "For My Grandmother")

"Henrietta Pratt, 80, Has a Surprise for You," Ragged Edge Online (2006), reprinted in American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine, Fall 2006 and in The Providence Journal, April 23, 2009: B6 (under the title "Henrietta's Surprise").

"To Lucasta, on Not Going to the Wars", English Studies Forum 2.2 (Fall-Winter 2006)

"Nettie Denison Speaks with Her Doctor," Ragged Edge Online (2006), reprinted in WestWard Quarterly, Winter 2007: 18, and in American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine, Spring 2007. 

"Aunt Vera", Free Inquiry, February-March 2008: 32, reprinted in American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine , Spring 2008, and in The Providence Journal, July 24, 2009: B6 (under the title "Aunt Vera toughs it out"). 

"After the Visitor Spoke" The Providence Journal, February 13, 2008: B5, reprinted in American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine , Fall 2008.

"How Thrilled", The Providence Journal, February 16, 2009: C4. 

"Light", Free Inquiry, June/July 2009: 53, reprinted in The Providence Journal, July 5 2009: C4 (under the title "'Always smiling'"). 

"'The Raven' revisited", The Providence Journal, June 19, 2009: B6.

Op-Ed Columns

"Why I didn't help 'focus the nation'", The Providence Journal, February 8, 2008: B5. 

"College admissions and the 'whole person'", The Providence Journal, April 6, 2008: D7.

"Marrying your way to the top of academia", The Providence Journal, May 27, 2008: B5.

"A blind devotion to fair grading", The Providence Journal, June 24, 2008: B5, reprinted in American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Teaching Philosophy , Spring 2009: 15.

"An American tragedy on our campuses", The Providence Journal, July 29, 2008: B5.

"Wa(i)ving rights away", The Providence Journal, August 26, 2008: B, reprinted in American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Teaching Philosophy , Fall 2009.

"Bioethicists push for your death", The Providence Journal, September 30, 2008: B5.

"The virtue of pity: Medieval guidance for modern life", The Providence Journal, November 25, 2008: B6. 

"What is expendable on our campuses", The Providence Journal, December 30, 2008: B7.

"What should you give at the office?" The Providence Journal, January 27, 2009: B6.

"What are liberal professors liberal about?" The Providence Journal, February 24, 2009: B7.

"Using Global Hunger as a Gimmick", The Providence Journal, April 26, 2009: B6.

"Better late than hasty", The Providence Journal, June 30, 2009: B6.

"My parents' drinking", The Providence Journal, July 28, 2009: B6.