Countdown to Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 3 (#PhiDisSocCh3), Zoom/Online, Dec. 6-9, 2022!

Here at BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY we are very happy because Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 3 – #PhiDisSocCh3 – is only a little over a week away! Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 3 (#PhiDisSocCh3) will take place December 6-8, 13:00-18:20 GMT/8:00-13:20 EST/5-10:20 PST and Dec. 9 13:00-19:00 GMT/8:00-14:00 EST/5:00-11:00 PST exclusively online. The conference, which is […]

Hirji and the Naturalization of Oppression

Features of the methodology of analytic philosophy that, according to Tina Fernandes Botts, render it inadequate for work in critical philosophical work on race and racism can likewise be recognized in analytic philosophy of disability. My argument is that these features of analytic philosophy render it inadequate for the articulation of a conception of disability […]

We Haven’t Gone Anywhere!

Are you wondering where to spend your surfing time now that you’ve left Twitter? Are you wondering where you will now find out about cutting-edge biopolitical analyses in philosophy? Are you worried about how you can stay in the loop? Come here and stay a while! We’re still here and we’re still ad-free, still as […]

Dialogues on Disability: Shelley Tremain Interviews Robert Chapman

Hello, I’m Shelley Tremain and I’d like to welcome you to the ninety-second 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 […]

Bioethics (De)Mystified: A Foucauldian Argument For Why Bioethics Must Be Abolished

In “Bioethics as a Technology of Government,” the fifth chapter of Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability, I assert that bioethics emerged as a technology of government to resolve the problem that the production of disability poses for the neoliberal management of societies (Tremain 2017, pp. 159-202). In particular, disability is constituted as a problem […]

Dialogues on Disability on Wednesday, November 16th, 2022 at 8:00am ET

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 “I’ve learned so much from Shelley Lynn Tremain’s Dialogues on Disability through the years (and found out about so much exciting work being done by disabled […]

Solidarity with CUPE and Other Unions

BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY positions itself in SOLIDARITY with CUPE education workers and all other unions and workers in Canada who are under attack from neoliberal governments that use legislative tactics like the bill that the Doug Ford Government of Ontario passed on Thursday. The passage of Bill 28 is a violation of the most fundamental rights […]