In preparation. The sensorimotor semantics of slurs: Context-sensitive simulation in linguistic derogation and appropriation.
In preparation. Slurs, semantics, and forms of life.
In preparation. Syntax, sign languages, and forms of life.
Under review. The logical force of modal expressions: An investigation in experimental philosophical logic.
Under review. Shadowboxing and psychological well-being: An empirical study of professional Muay Thai fighters. [pdf]
Under review. The physiological and morphological benefits of shadowboxing. [pdf]
Croom, A. M. (2022). Muay Thai, psychological well-being, and cultivation of combat-relevant affordances. Philosophies, 7, 65. First published 9 June 2022. https://doi.org/10.3390/philosophies7030065 [pdf]
Croom, A. M. (2022). Die physiologischen und morphologischen Vorteile eines 3-wöchigen Schattenboxen-Programms [The physiological and morphological benefits of a 3-week shadowboxing program]. In H. Petzold, F. Siegele & H. Ludwig (Eds.), Kampf & Bewegungskunst: Therapie & Pädagogik [Martial and Movement Arts: Theory and Pedagogy]. Bielefeld: Aisthesis Verlag. [Article in German] http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.33275.18728
2020. Slurs: The Semantics, Pragmatics, and Cognition of Derogation and Appropriation. PhD thesis. Glasgow: Glasgow Caledonian University. https://ethos.bl.uk/OrderDetails.do?uin=uk.bl.ethos.849206
2018. Asian slurs and stereotypes in the USA: A context-sensitive account of derogation and appropriation. Pragmatics and Society, 9, 495-517. First published 10 January 2019. https://doi.org/10.1075/ps.14027.cro [pdf]
2016. Some equalities are more equal than others: Quality equality emerges later than numerical equality. Child Development, 87, 1520-1528. Coauthored with Mark Sheskin, Amber Nadal, Tanya Mayer, Jenny Nissel, and Paul Bloom. First published 3 May 2016. https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.12544 [pdf]
2015h. An assessment of the negative and positive aspects of stereotypes and the derogatory and nonderogatory uses of slurs. In A. Capone & J. L. Mey (Eds.), Interdisciplinary Studies in Pragmatics, Culture and Society (pp. 791-822). Switzerland: Springer. First published 1 August 2015. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-12616-6_31 [pdf]
2015f. Slurs and stereotypes for Italian-Americans: A context-sensitive account of derogation and appropriation. Journal of Pragmatics, 81, 36-51. First published 29 April 2015. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pragma.2015.03.014 [pdf]
2015d. The importance of poetry, hip-hop, and philosophy for an enlisted aviator in the USAF (2000-2004) flying in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Journal of Poetry Therapy, 28, 73-97. First published 23 February 2015. https://doi.org/10.1080/08893675.2015.1008732 [pdf]
2015c. Music practice and participation for psychological well-being: A review of how music influences positive emotion, engagement, relationships, meaning, and accomplishment. Musicae Scientiae, 19, 44-64. First published 5 December 2014. https://doi.org/10.1177/1029864914561709 [pdf]
2015a. Slurs, stereotypes, and in-equality: A critical review of “How Epithets and Stereotypes Are Racially Unequal”. Language Sciences, 52, 139-154. First published 10 May 2014. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.langsci.2014.03.001 [pdf]
2014f. Spanish slurs and stereotypes for Mexican-Americans in the USA: A context-sensitive account of derogation and appropriation. Sociocultural Pragmatics, 2, 145-179. First published 5 November 2014. https://doi.org/10.1515/soprag-2014-0007 [pdf]
2014e. Embodying martial arts for mental health: Cultivating psychological wellbeing with martial arts practice. Archives of Budo Science of Martial Arts and Extreme Sports, 10, 59-70. First published 26 September 2014. http://smaes.archbudo.com/view/abstract/id/10740 [pdf]
2014a. Vindicating virtue: A critical analysis of the situationist challenge against Aristotelian moral psychology. Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science, 48, 18-47. First published 4 October 2013. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12124-013-9249-8 [pdf]
2012a. Aesthetic concepts, perceptual learning, and linguistic enculturation: Considerations from Wittgenstein, language, and music. Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science, 46, 90-117. First published 9 September 2011. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12124-011-9184-5 [pdf]
2010b. Thick concepts, non-cognitivism, and Wittgenstein’s rule-following considerations. South African Journal of Philosophy, 29, 286-309. First published September 2010. https://doi.org/10.4314/sajpem.v29i3.59143 [pdf]