Welcome to BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY

Welcome to BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY! BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY aims to provide the philosophical community with a forum for critical analysis of biopolitical asymmetries and other mechanisms and effects of power in philosophy and beyond. The BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY insignia depicts a dandelion, suggesting life, networks, systems, and change (photo credit: James Niland). BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY will showcase the insights […]

Indigenous/Settler, Princeton University, Apr. 4-6, 2019

This conference takes place in Lenapehoking, on the unceded and occupied lands of the Lenape. Our gathering acknowledges and pays respect to Lenape ancestors, peoples today, and the Lenape future to come – across Lenapehoking and the Lenape diaspora. From this local site of Lenapehoking – and from the ground of Princeton’s colonial condition – […]

Dialogues on Disability: Shelley Tremain Interviews Richard Moore

Hello, I’m Shelley Tremain and I’d like to welcome you to the forty-seventh installment of Dialogues on Disability, the series of interviews that I am conducting with disabled philosophers and post to BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY on the third Wednesday of each month. The series is designed to provide a public venue for discussion with disabled philosophers […]

CFP: Encounters and Exchanges: Exploring the History of Science, Technology and Mātauranga (Indigenous Knowledge), Blenheim, New Zealand, Dec. 1-3, 2019 (deadline: Apr. 15, 2019)

The University of Otago and the Tōtaranui 250 Trust announce a conference that will explore the global history of science, technology, medicine, and mātauranga (indigenous knowledge). The conference will be part of a sequence of national events in New Zealand titled Tuia – Encounters 250 Commemoration. These mark the 250th anniversary of James Cook’s first […]

Dialogues on Disability on Wednesday, Feb. 20th, 2019, at 8 a.m. EST

“I have read almost all of your interviews and they are always wonderful. …  I am really looking forward to the next installment of Dialogues on Disability.” — Adrian Piper “The Dialogues on Disability platform … has been very helpful to me, especially at times where I did not feel I belong in the world of […]

Elitism and the Engines of Democracy

I have long thought that the impetus to “diversify” the student and faculty bodies of elite institutions such as Yale, Oxford, Princeton, Stanford, and Cambridge is not as it first appears nor are the consequences of this movement. That is, I have long thought that the (neoliberal) motivation to increase the demographic diversity of students […]

CFP: The Philosophical Dimensions of Urban Transportation (deadline: Mar. 31, 2019)

Essays in Philosophy is accepting submissions for a special issue called The Philosophical Dimensions of Urban Transportation. Volume 21, Number 2Issue Date: July 2019Submission Deadline: March 31, 2019General Editor: Ramona Ilea (Pacific University)Issue Editor: Shane Epting (University of Nevada, Las Vegas) Geographers, urban planners, and interdisciplinary scholars have made numerous contributions toward understanding urban transportation. Until […]

CFP: 13th Annual Meeting of the Alain Leroy Locke Society, Howard University, Apr. 12-13, 2019 (deadline: Mar. 1, 2019)

Alain Locke Conference April 12 – 13, 2019 Howard University Washington, DC 20059 Organizers: Dr. Jacoby Adeshei Carter (Howard University) and Dr. Corey L. Barnes (University of San Diego) Call for Papers: The Alain Locke Society invites submissions for our bi-annual Alain Locke Conference that will be held on April 12 – 13, 2019. We welcome submissions […]