Zoom Talk About MAiD and Abolishing Bioethics, Friday, Feb. 3, 2023, Online

A reminder that this Friday, that is, Friday, February 3rd, at 12:00pm, I will present a Zoom talk entitled “Bioethics De-Mystified: Disaster Ableism and the Utility of Epistemologies of Crisis” to the Department of Philosophy at Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). The talk is part of the Webinaire Justice Épistémique // Epistemic Justice Webinar, an […]

Disability and Technology? No, Disability as Technology

Philosophy of disability is a relatively recent area of philosophical inquiry that has emerged in part as a critical response to the homogeneous and exclusionary character of philosophy, that is, insofar as the dominant tradition of Northern philosophy comprises the values, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences of nondisabled, white, European, cisgender men almost exclusively. Just as […]

MAiD in Canada and How To Educate Yourselves About It

At the end of the month, I will speak to the Carnegie Mellon/Pitt M.A.P group about MAiD (euthanasia/medically assisted suicide). My presentation will address (among other things): the role of bioethicists in the production of an eugenic culture in philosophy in general and in Canadian philosophy in particular, drawing out the connections between the current […]

Dialogues on Disability: Shelley Tremain Interviews Johnathan Flowers

Hello, I am Shelley Tremain and I’d like to welcome you to the ninety-fourth installment of Dialogues on Disability, the series of interviews that I’m 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 […]

Webinaire Justice Épistémique // Epistemic Justice Webinar

La Chaire de recherche du Canada sur l’injustice et l’agentivité épistémiques lance une nouvelle série de conférences en ligne, mettant de l’avant des chercheur-es sous-représenté-es en philosophie et dans le monde académique et/ou qui travaillent sur des questions liées aux groupes minorisés. Les séances auront lieu entièrement en ligne sur Zoom. La Chaire est ravie […]

Dialogues on Disability on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at 8 a.m. 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 […]

Happy New Year and a Surprise About the Bloomsbury Collection!

Happy New Year. In several months, The Bloomsbury Guide to Philosophy of Disability, which I have edited and anthologized, will be released. I am tremendously pleased with the collection which comprises twenty-six bold chapters. The book promises to be a significant intervention in philosophy. To give you some idea of what to expect later this […]

New Issue of Krisis: The Care Dossier I

New Issue Krisis: The Care Dossier I The latest issue of Krisis, a journal for contemporary philosophy, is now online. This issue includes the  first installment of a two-part “Care Dossier,” which explores the various forms that ‘care’ can take beyond dyadic, personal relationships of dependency. All articles are open-access and can be found at www.krisis.eu Table […]

Some of Our Favourite BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY Posts From 2022

At BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY, we are pleased with everything that we post. But here are some of our favourite posts from 2022. Please search the blog’s archives for additional interventions, Dialogues on Disability interviews, exploratory essays, and more! January Dialogues on Disability: Shelley Tremain Interviews Adrian Ekizian Barton (Shelley) Special Issue on Indigeneity and Disability (Shelley) Academic Gatekeeping […]